Making Learning Visible Through Block Play – #InnovatingPlay

 Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto and Jessica Twomey Making Connections We have had an ongoing class collaboration since October. The ongoing piece came AFTER some natural opportunities of connection. Jessica’s class joined Christine’s class in playing Guess the Sharing Item on Flipgrid. The kids were able Continue Reading →

First LIVE Chat with @jlabar2me’s Class and More with #InnovatingPlay

Cross Posted from innovatingplay.world Written By Christine Pinto & Jessica Twomey WHAT HAPPENS when your class connects with a class in another location, and that opportunity is not limited to a one time experience? Connections are made. Experiences are shared. Empathy develops and friendships form. Learning expands beyond the walls of Continue Reading →

Storyboard That with a Focus on Sequence Writing

Storyboard That has been the PERFECT creating tool to support the type of writing my kindergartners are currently focusing on. Basically, the web tool allows kids to click and drag scenes, characters, props, and more onto a storyboard. The kids can customize their characters to resemble themselves or however they’d like! Continue Reading →

Oompa-Loompa Breakout EDU

In January, I started reading a chapter a day from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to my class. While I read, the kids would draw mental images of each chapter and then share with their classmates. Upon finishing the book, the kids watched Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Those kiddos really enjoyed Continue Reading →