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Piano Slam is Coming!

We have been doing so many great activities in our Poetry Notebooks inspired by @GeoffreyPhilp and Baba Israel. Students are currently working on their Piano Slam drafts and we will be submitting by the end of this week! Super exciting!

What a Year!

So for reasons I looked at my class website and realized it as been a FULL YEAR since I last posted! That doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy with PaperFreeClass! In fact, for a while, it was ALL Paper-Free! Shortly after my last post, we went into lockdown and the end of the 19-20 school … Continue reading

Online Portfolio Project

Gifted students will be working on their online portfolios starting today. We will be writing a persuasive argument about exotic animals being pets and publishing it online. The advanced classes will be doing their speeches in class, with the online component being a powerpoint presentation or a Sway presentation. (Image borrowed from indiatoday.in)

Piano Slam is Coming!

And you thought Santa Claus coming to town was exciting! We have been super busy with @PianoSlam this year as we are now a LIVE SCHOOL! The teachers have attended some amazing workshops, and now the students are receiving workshops on writing poetry here in school. The poems are due to me by the 10th … Continue reading

Spook-tacular Podcast Episode!

Episode 209 is now up! A mega-special double episode of 20 scary amazing tales written by my students. Please check it out here: https://soundcloud.com/paperfreeclass/episode-209 or subscribe on your favorite podcast platform. Let’s hope the survey works. It seems we missed Story #6 somehow.

Listen Up!

Our Paperfree Class Podcast is up weekly! We need more of our dedicated listeners to tune in! Episode 208 is now out HERE  https://soundcloud.com/paperfreeclass/episode-208 – Don’t forget to check out our Donor’s Choose  project http://donorschoo.se/e/45vDCd6TmQ as well!

Please Consider Supporting our Project!

Hi! We are going full steam ahead on our podcast – Episode 204 is now available! To help further our work in podcasting, we have created a Donors Choose Project to buy a recorder and four microphones. I hope you will consider donating to the project HERE Thank you for your support in our class projects!

New Episode Available!

Please check out our podcast here – you can also put the RSS feed into any podcast player to search for our podcast: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:174561607/sounds.rss – the latest episode from Ponce is episode 203! Hope you enjoy, and learn along with us as we try something new! Now also available on iTunes Podcast app! Just search for … Continue reading

The New Podcast is Here!

Please check out our podcast here – you can also put the RSS feed into any podcast player to search for our podcast: http://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:174561607/sounds.rss – the latest episode from Ponce is episode 201! Hope you enjoy, and learn along with us as we try something new!

The Podcast Returns!

This has been a rather exciting week. I have just recently started listening to a podcast by a famous comedian and reminiscing about the few episodes we did in my 8th grade class back at JFK Middle. The school year is about to start, and I want to start up again with these great kids … Continue reading