Zparrish

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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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Jan 27

Accessible Materials – brought to you by Technology!

As a special education teacher, I knew there were various digital resources available to support my students.  I always had difficulty sorting through the numerous free resources, and deciphering how to best use the resources to help my students.  I have spent some time researching a few resources available to students with IEP’s in the …

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Jan 16

World Faire!

The week before winter break GES 5th graders hosted a day-long World Faire that was the culmination of months of hard work in Jen Cosby’s class. In October students were put into research teams. Their mission was to work collaboratively with their team to research a foreign country of choice and prepare presentation materials for …

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Nov 26

GES iPad Exhibition

In Goochland County this year we began an incredible journey to explore the benefits of 1:1 devices in learning.  Our pilot began at Goochland Elementary School, where all 3rd through 5th grade students and teachers were given an iPad.  Everyday I am amazed at what students are learning and producing!  Furthermore, I am in awe …

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Nov 26

Byrd Farmers’ Market – a HUGE success!

Last Tuesday night the parking lot was packed with cars and the Byrd Elementary School multi-purpose room was bursting with vendors and consumers!  For months Byrd students, teachers, and staff have been preparing for the first Byrd Farmers’ Market.  It was one of the most incredible events I have been a part of this year! …

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Nov 25

So much technology in our schools!

As a teacher, do you ever look back at your week and think, “Did all of that really happen?”  Last week was one of those weeks.  It was wonderfully crazy and filled with exciting events and learning opportunities in our schools.   I did not have time to post!  I hope to make up for …

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Nov 08

4th Grade Animal Adaptations Project

Today 4th graders will begin a new research project.  First, they will choose a one of many global climate zones.  Students will use the Interactive Map on National Geographic to choose the climate zone, and a specific location within the climate zone to gather data.  Next, students will track specific weather data in a Google …

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Nov 07

iPads at RES

4th graders at RES love to use iPads for reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary!  Thanks for the great pictures, Beth Ferguson (check out her blog for great articles about parenting students in the upper elementary grades)!! Kindergarteners in Mrs. Alvis’s class were busy today practicing how to wake up the iPads, “swipe” the screen (their term), …

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Nov 07

5th Grade World Fair

This year Ms. Cosby has been planning on a “global scale” with her students to host a World Fair at GES.  The students have used Google Apps to collaborate with peers to complete research and create multi-media projects.  Today, students will work on a portion of the project for students that visit the fair with …

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Oct 28

Student Learning Slam #2

Thank you, Jermiyah for sharing your reading response activity! Jermiyah used the free app Tellagami to animate the main character of the story he read. In his final product he was able to animate the main character to tell about a conflict in the story.  Tellagami is an app that allows users customize the look …

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Oct 24

Technology Abounds at RES!

Walk the halls of RES, and you will be reminded instantly of how the teachers are advocating for students to learn 21st century skills!  All in one day you will see technology used at every level from kindergarten through fifth!   Yesterday, students with Ms. Taylor were using Edmodo and posting fluency practice.  They used the …

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