Holiday Gift Tips for Parents

During our parent workshop a couple of weeks ago parents raised the question of ‘Which technology tool would you recommend as a gift for our children?” Such a difficult question to answer. And I started looking for some holiday tips for parents. First I came across a Huffington Post Video about holiday gifts that led me to this article written by Janell Burley Hofmann.

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Additionally our trusted resource Common Sense Media also put together a Holiday Tech Tips for Parents on their website.

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Have a great holiday everyone!
Ms. Elif

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Poster Design in Grade3

This week we are working on designing posters in Pages as a part of Grade Unit of Inquiry: Is Seeing Believing? Students have designed their logos and decided on which slogan, colours and images they are going to use for their designs. After a quick review of Pages and its features, they dig into their ads for their businesses. To be considered their designs need to follow the rubric below:Screen Shot 2013-11-28 at 10.49.01 AM

Grade 3 had a lot of fun during the process and creted fabulous designs: