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Name: Zoe Parrish
Date registered: June 21, 2012
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Latest posts

  1. Making Review Games — March 27, 2015
  2. Writing Biographies — March 16, 2015
  3. Animating Science with Scratch — March 10, 2015
  4. Using Scratch to Create Learning Opportunities for Others — March 5, 2015
  5. Interactive Table by SMART — June 6, 2014

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May 09

Virtual Career Fair

Over the last two weeks I’ve had the opportunity to team up with a great group of teachers at Byrd Elementary School to help students learn about various career fields.   The school counselor, Mrs. Albert, initially developed this project.  She collaborated with the 4th grade team (Ms. Singh and Mrs. Johnston) to integrate the project …

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May 05

Collaborative Writing Project – the eBook is Finished!

Over the last few weeks, students in Goochland County have been working on an exciting collaborative writing project.  Students in Mrs. Demas’s 4th grade class at GES and students in Ms. Gill’s 5th grade class at RES worked together in a virtual environment to research and write biographies about historical figures, found in our Virginia …

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May 01

RES Fine Arts and Film Festival

In April I had the opportunity to participate in a community-minded event at Randolph Elementary School that blended curriculum and the arts with 21st century skills.   It was the RES Fine Arts and Film Festival!  Planning for this event took place over the course of a year and involved participation in our district’s G21 program.  …

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Apr 29

ePortfolio Class

We will use the site below as a guide to tonight’s class on using ePortfolios with students. ePortfolio Class Site   We will also check out Nearpod by viewing a presentation made with the software.   If you are interested in using Google Docs more to help improve your students’ writing, then check out this …

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Apr 28

Sign up for STEM Camp!

Time is running out to register for STEM Camp.  This exciting program for students in kindergarten through 8th grade will be held June 16-20.  Monday through Thursday we will be at Goochland Middle School.  Friday we will be taking a field trip to The Science Museum of Virginia! Students in kindergarten, first or second grade have their choice of …

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Apr 21

Byrd Elementary School Spring Farmers Market

Spring Farmers Market – Byrd Elementary School April 22nd Byrd Elementary School will host a Spring Farmers Market on Tuesday, April 22nd from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. The Spring Farmers Market will be held in the multi-purpose room at Byrd Elementary School. Items such as plants, flower pots, wreaths, bird houses, jewelry, and other homemade …

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Apr 11

Collaborative Writing Reflection (for GES and RES)

Apr 04

Social Studies Enrichment

Looking for a fun review or enrichment activity?  Try the choose your own adventure activities on this site.  There are three missions, one for each of the following subjects:  1)  Revolutionary War, 2)  Civil War, 3)  Native Americans (Plains).  The site uses Flash, so the activities will not work on an iPad. Mission US

Apr 04

What’s Trending at RES

There are always great things happening at RES, and I wish I had time each day to highlight them all!  The activities I do get to highlight are just snip-its of the wonderful things happening there every day.  Today I spent time with Cindy Edmonds, the art teacher, and 3rd graders in Ms. Gentry’s class. …

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Apr 03

iPads and State Testing Review

This year GES teachers participating in the 1:1 pilot have done an excellent job experimenting with various ways to use the iPads for deeper learning.  The year has flow by, and we now find ourselves one month away from state testing season!  Throughout the next month teachers will finish teaching new content, and will begin …

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