In honor of National School Lunch Week, let’s take time out to thank our amazing cafeteria staff for all they do. Leave a comment below to thank our cafeteria staff and to let us know about your favorite cafeteria food… besides ice-cream! Approved messages will appear within 24-48 hours. Remember internet safety and only use your [...]
Well students, you have been in school for about a week now. Hope you are off to a fantastic start. Without mentioning a teachers name, describe the “PERFECT” teacher. Click on the comment button to share your ideas. Please include your first name only. Remember we do not use last names for safety. Approved comments will appear [...]
Please listen to our Veteran’s voicethread. The entire Trantwood family sends out a very happy Veteran’s Day to all of our loved ones who proudly serve. Special thanks to Mrs. Lee’s deployment group who have family members serving in lands near and far. Don’t forget to leave us a commnet! Approved comments will appear in 24-48 [...]
Welcome to our PDP Edublog class. We hope this class will get you on your way to blogging. Please leave a comment to us how you might be using your blog this coming year? Sheila and Carla
Thank you Cox High School students for all the math fun this week! Under the direction of Mr. LaFerriere, our 3rd – 5th grade students worked with high school students in preparation for our upcoming Math Standards of Learning tests. Math Made Fun Please post a comment. Approved comments will show up in 24-48 hours. [...]
Below you will find a link to a very special digital story created by our 1st grade students back in 2007. These students are now in 5th grade. We love the opportunity to learn from this bald eagle webcam and want to thank those at the gardens and WVEC for making it possible. Our hearts go out [...]
Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd. How did you celebrate? What can you do all year long to help our environment? Here are a list of websites with information and games about Earth Day. Check them out and post a comment about what you learned. Monday- http://www.scholastic.com/growgreen/virtualforest/ Tuesday- http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids/specials/articles/0,28285,1601801,00.html Wednesday-http://www.pocanticohills.org/earthday/earthday.htm or http://www.scholastic.com/growgreen/virtualforest/ Thursday-http://pbskids.org/arthur/thetreehouse/gogreen/index.html Please remember [...]
We are making the colonial times and the Revolutionary War come alive with this adventure role playing game- Crown or Colony http://www.mission-us.org/ Fifth grade students tell us about your adventure!!! Approved comments will be posted in about 48 hours. ~Ms. Teri
Fifth grade is going Glogster crazy! The first assignment was to create a “glog” for a synectic project to analyze a character in a novel study. www.edu.glogster.com is a Web 2.0 tool that allows students to create digital posters and to give eachother feedback. Here are two examples created by Pawel, a student in Dr. Ruszala’s class: [...]
Second grade students have made gingerbread houses a tradition. Please tell us about this special event by posting a reply. Approved comments will appear in about 24 hours.
Listen to our September Citizens of the Month tell about how they show RESPONSIBILITY at Trantwood! Click the play button below our VoiceThread. We are so proud of them! Please leave a comment! Approved comments will be posted within 48 hours. -Mrs. Lee
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is a combined event that occurs in the United States on September 17 each year. On this day US citizens remember the blessings of liberty and are recognized for holding the responsibilities of citizenship. The students in Mrs. Wright-Owens’ and Mrs. Birdwell’s classes brainstormed and agreed upon a Classroom Constitution. [...]
We are excited about all the preparations going into a fantastic 2010-2011 school year at Trantwood Elementary. All teachers have attended technology professional development in the areas of: New Laptops Win 7, Schoolnet Outreach and Align, Pinnacle, SharePoint, Understanding by Design Lesson planning for 21st Century Skills. We are so excited about teaching and learning [...]
TeamA TeamB TeamC TeamD TeamE TeamF TeamG Mrs. Dowdy’s class is crazy about digital story telling and team work. Listen to the stories above and please post a comment. We would love to hear from you. Approved comments will show up in 24 – 48 hours. Enjoy! Mrs. Dowdy and Ms. Teri
Teachers and students are buzzing about World Math Day 2010- http://www.worldmathsday.com/2010/Default.aspx? Please leave us comment telling us about this wonderful Math opportunity. *Approved comments will be posted in 24 – 48 hours.
Our third grade teachers made learning about economics come alive with Market Day 2010. Students created businesses, developed advertisements, and “sold” goods and services. MarketDay2010Munari Click this link to hear some of our Market Day radio commercials. Don’t forget to post a comment! We would love to hear from you. Approved messages will [...]