Tag Archive: QR codes

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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Mar 11

Bugs, Riddles, and QR Codes!

5th graders in Ms. Cosby’s class were given a sneak preview of the work Bea Cantor will share with students on Monday.  Bea is the ITRT at our secondary complex in Goochland County, and she is also one amazing photographer!  She uses iPhone macro photography to capture unique images of insect.  Her photographs show us …

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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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Sep 19

Special 3rd Grade Project

Another update as of 9/30 Way to go Byrd!!!!  We received the first place blue ribbon at the State Fair! …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….   3rd graders in Ms. Thompson’s room are working on a very special project!  See the update to this post above and below!   To complete the final steps of the project, students will …

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Sep 04

Past to Present

Today 2nd graders in Mrs. Cachina’s class will compare and contrast communities, modes of transportation, and inventions of the past, with modern equivalencies.  Students will use pictures found via Internet searches to add a visual element element to a student constructed timeline.  The addition of QR codes to the timeline will make it interactive.  If …

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Sep 04

QR Codes in 1st Grade

Today I will spend some time in first grade with Ms. Mohrmann and her students.  Her students were busy creating writing samples the other day to share information about themselves.  Today students will create audio recordings of their writing, and then we will produce QR codes that link to their recordings.  Finally, we will attach …

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