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Welcome to our Double File Trail Elementary Technology Blog. Here you will find fantastic examples of how our elementary classrooms are integrating technology into our everyday lives and lessons. Come back to see what we are doing!


Thursday, December 19, 2013

Art Students use PhotoStory to tell about their art

In Ms. Austen's art class, students created a class Photostory to record an explanation of their art work.



Friday, November 22, 2013

Using Paper Slides to show what 1st graders are thankful for.

First graders created a Paper Slideshow to show what they are thankful for.  Thank you First Grade for sharing.

Mrs. Ross's Class

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Mrs. Grimes's Class




Mrs. Grimes's Class Shows how good citizens are represented through symbols



Mrs. Grimes's first grade class explain good citizens through pictures.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

5th Grade Students Collaborate with their Teacher Using Google Docs

2nd through 5th grade students and teachers are really excited that they can now collaborate on an assignment such as a reading reflection. Students and teachers can collaborate in real time, thus making instructional time and student conferences more efficient.


Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Mrs. Thompson class uses the ActivBoard to work their Daily Five math

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Mrs. Thompson's 2nd grade class has been using the ActivBoard to work their Daily Five math. This allows students to compare answers next to each other and allows the teacher to save the work done on the ActivBoard

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Using the "Bucket Buddy" system to learn to log on

Mrs. Small's 5th class and Mrs. Thompson's 2nd grade class are "Bucket Buddies". They took filling each other's bucket to a new level when Mrs. Small's class came down to teach their 2nd grade friends how to log on to the computer using the new log on credentials. The 5th grade students walked them through logging on and logging off and then turned the 2nd graders loose to try for themselves. Afterwards, the 5th graders helped navigate their friends through the new website to help them find the link to take an AR test.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

1st grade uses Popplets to collaborate

Mrs. Walker's class used a Popplet to show what they learned. Popplet is a collaborative brainstorming tool that allows users to visualize ideas. Teachers and students can create graphic organizers, timelines, and many other forms of visual organization.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Technology ROCKS!

Our 2nd graders used Kidspiration to summarize the different physical properties they can use to describe the different types of rocks.