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)
The 2019-2020 seventh grade girls basketball team was coached by Chad Savage. In the first picture above starting from top left, Coach Savage, Mckenna 23, Bailey 34, Maggie 13, Kinsley 24, and Macie 22. On the bottom, from left, Gracie Continue reading Middle School Girls Basketball
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!
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 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
Veterans Day is coming soon, and that means it’s time for McDowell students and staff to once again show our support to our local veterans in need. In the last few years, McDowell has been very successful in collecting canned Continue reading Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament!
It’s beginning to look, smell, sound, taste and feel like FALL in Ohio. Also known as autumn, this season is a particular favorite in our area. Inspired by Kasey Bell’s magnetic poetry idea, I asked my students to create a Continue reading It’s beginning to look like… FALL!
Just in case you haven’t heard, WE DO! McDowell Exchange School received some very good news last Friday. Ohio’s Growth Measure Reports were released for Ohio’s Spring 2019 AIR tests. There were 1079 schools in Ohio who gave 7th and Continue reading Who has the best students?
Has it really been 10 years since I first enrolled my class blog in the Student Blogging Challenge? Back then, I was teaching 5th grade Language Arts at Laurelville Elementary. I then taught two years of 5th grade Math at Continue reading Has it really been 10 years?!
A new school year. A new group of students. An opportunity to reflect on things of the past and prepare for the future. I love this time of year! In my classroom, we spend the first few weeks of school Continue reading And…we are BACK!