Our World, Our Numbers: Global Project

In our class, we love to connect and learn with our friends around the world. Today we are launching a new global project called Our World, Our Numbers. We have a blog http://ourworldournumbers.edublogs.org where we’ll meet up with our blogging buddies to learn...
The Tale Trail Audio Book

The Tale Trail Audio Book

We recently were fortunate to be able to collaborate with some amazing classes from around the world on a project we called The Tale Trail. Six classes worked together to vote on a topic for a story. Then, Mr. Salsich’s class started the story. Each class added...
The Tale Trail – Part 4

The Tale Trail – Part 4

Our collaborative writing project with five other classes, The Tale Trail, continues right here!   Several weeks ago, the classes voted on a topic for the story.  The topic with the most votes was “An underground tunnel is found below the school.  It takes you...
The Tale Trail

The Tale Trail

In the coming weeks, we’ll be taking part in a collaborative project called The Tale Trail. Classes will be joining together to write and illustrate a story through their blogs. It will start with one class writing the first part of the story and posting it to...
Story Time

Story Time

It’s always fun to write a story. Deciding on a plot, setting, characters, and illustrations can allow you to create a world that can be shared with others. What can be better than that? Well, how about writing stories with friends from Australia? We paired up...
Shaking Things Up

Shaking Things Up

Over the summer, something rare happened. The east coast of the United States had a pretty sizable earthquake! It happened pretty far away from us in Virginia but a few of us felt a little bit of shaking under our feet! In certain places in the world, earthquakes...

An Australian Surprise

As we were learning in math class, our principal walked into the room holding a package. He told us that we had something that seemed to travel a pretty long way to get to us. He handed us the package. We took a look and noticed that it was from Australia. We had a...

A Wacky, Wild, Whimsical, Wonderful Week

Last week was an amazing week, filled with great events and surprises! On Thursday, the fourth, fifth, and sixth grade put on the annual spring concert. Our class played the recorder and then were followed up by the fifth and sixth grade chorus. They were simply...

Our Quad-Blogging Buddies – Meet Mrs. Watson’s Class!

Through our blog, we have made great connections with so many classes from around the world. We’ve talked to classes from our neighbors to the north, Canada. We’ve talked to classes from other continents such as Europe and Australia. It’s been a...

Skyping with our Quad Blogging Buddies

Through blogging, we’ve been able to connect to so many other wonderful classes. We’ve conversed with teachers from Europe, Australia, and many right here in North America. One such class that we’ve been fortunate enough to get to know better has...