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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: 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 – Don’t forget to check out our Donor’s Choose  project 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!

Neo Geo Pocket Color

Originally posted on Video Games:
The Neo Geo Pocket Color (NGPC) was released in 1999 by SNK. It is a handheld console and it is 16 bit. It has a micro-switch joystick and two buttons. It requires two double A batteries and a watch battery; which is for the date, time, and horoscope. I found…

Summer Edition

Well, so far it looks like we will have a bit of Summer School going on here! Hopefully all the students will be here on Monday morning ready to go! I set up a Summer Learning Page here and will update that instead of posting each day. I may make a weekly blog post … Continue reading

Good Luck…

Students, today we will be continuing our unit on “Superstition” and working in the FCAT Benchmark – locate, use, and analyze specific information from organizational text features Complete KWL Chart on pg. 74 Reading Earrings, Ghostlights, and Rally Caps pg. 75 and “Spooky Myths Busted” pg. 78 Socrative Quiz from “Monkey’s Paw” and “Ghostlights” … Continue reading

Don’t be afraid…

Students, turn out the lights, it’s time for a fright… We will be reading “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe. Finish Powerpoint project – last chance! Finish Blog Post #3 Review your activity on “Suspicion” from earlier in the week Reading “The Tell-Tale Heart” pg. 78-84 Complete Socrative Quiz Work on your Scary Story Contest … Continue reading

It’s a RAP! Oops! I mean WRAP!

Hello students, today we will be using our block time to finish up what we started working on earlier this week, 8th Graders: Reading aloud or in groups pg. 64-72 “Clean Sweep” in your online textbook Complete Edmodo assignment on “Clean Sweep” Research Project pg. 73 – Science class crossover – visit the “Research Center” … Continue reading

Round ’em Up!!!

Students, we have a lot to do at the end of this week! Review “The Elevator” for a quiz Complete Wattpad 9/11 assignment and be graded Reading Assignment in Online Text: “Raymond’s Run” “Hand in” first Edmodo assignment by Friday Second Blog Post assigned for Home Learning Edmodo assignment on “Raymond’s Run” also for Home … Continue reading