As we continue with our Home Learning due to the international COVID-19 pandemic, I want to emphasize that learning can and will still take place for my students. The location of that learning has changed, as will the schedule of Continue reading Home Learning: Making it work
On Friday, March 13, Logan Elm Schools began an extended school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A “state of emergency” has been declared in our state (Ohio) and all schools have been ordered to close. Since the closure of Continue reading Let the Home Learning Begin! (aka School Closure)
My students recently created a #BookSnap in response to some key information we learned in our real aloud, The Giver. Inspired by Tara Martin, students were asked to give a digital representation of their thoughts. I was impressed with the Continue reading Oh, snap!
PlushDesignStudio / Pixabay There are many holidays in this world. Some are even happening this month. These include January 19th is World Religion Day, January 26th is International Customs Day, January 27th is International Day of Commemoration in Memory of Continue reading Holidays This Month
It’s that time of year! The Christmas season is upon us! To celebrate this festive time of the year, McDowell Student Council invites students and staff to celebrate the “12 Days of Christmas”. For each of the remaining 12 days Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas at McDowell
We recently completed Week 7 of the Student Blogging Challenge and my students wrote about a favorite holiday or the holidays that they celebrate throughout the year. These students did an exceptional job on their post: Lindsay’s Lounge Abigail’s Questionable Continue reading Featured Student Blogs
For the Week 7 Blogging Challenge, I asked my students to complete Task #1, to describe a favorite family holiday or celebration. Since we live in the United States (Ohio), we realize that there may be some things that we Continue reading Our Holidays and Celebrations
For this week’s challenge, I gave my students the choice of which task they would like to complete with Emojis. They seemed to enjoy this week’s challenge quite a bit! All did a great job, but here are a few Continue reading Fun with Emojis-Week 6 Challenge
To be honest, when I set our goal to be $800, I had no idea if we would be able to collect that much money. It is a large amount of money, but I always try to have high expectations. Continue reading We did it!
On Friday, Nov. 1st, McDowell Student Council held our very first Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament! The tournament was held in order to raise money to donate for our local veterans in need. Students paid $1 to enter the tournament and Continue reading Rock, Paper, Scissors Fun!