Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Mrs. Roberts' 3rd Grade Class enjoyed Skyping with Bassett, Nebraska students about the Global Read Aloud book Marty Maguire

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Mitchell Learns on iPads

Mitchell students have really enjoyed learning on iPads while in the Library!  Take a look at this video:)

3rd Grade Participates in Global Read Aloud

Our 3rd Grade students have been reading the book Marty Maguire along with other students from around the U.S. and world.  The classes have been blogging on KidBlog using the iPads.  Mrs. Roberts' class is connecting with a class from Glen Ellyn, IL.  Click here to check out Mrs. Roberts' Class blog.  Classes from Ben Franklin Elementary have  sent a video to Mrs. Roberts' class and they are blogging about the book together.  Mrs. Upton's class is connecting with a class from Bassett, Nebraska.  Click here to check out their blog.  Mrs. Wright's class is connecting with a class from Dallas, TX-  Click here to check out Mrs. Wright's class blog.  All classes will be Skyping with the other classes from around the U.S. upon completion of the book.
In the story, Marty Maguire, Marty plays in a creek beside the school.  We discussed ecosystems and students created pictures of ecosystems.  Check out this video.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

3rd Grade participates in Global Read Aloud

Our 3rd grade students are very excited about reading the book "Marty Maguire" with students from across the U.S.!  Each 3rd grade class has been connected to another class from across the U.S. and will Skype with these classes once we are finished reading the book.  Mrs. Roberts' class has connected with a class from Glen Ellyn, Illinois and they sent a video introducing their class

3rd Grade students are also using Kidblog to blog with these classes from Illinois, Nebraska and Texas.
Check out our Kidblog:

                                     Mrs. Upton's Class
                                     Mrs. Roberts' Class
                                     Mrs. Wrights' Class

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Welcome Back!!!  We are so excited about this new school year.  Thanks to our City Council and Mr. Ben Reed- we have new iPads for the Library!  We will be using these for learning and creating activities this year....so get ready!

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Storybook Christmas 2012

Storybook Christmas 2012 was a wonderful opportunity for Mitchell students to hear all kinds of Christmas stories read by volunteers in the community. Students were visited by Mary Margaret McCord, Miss Alabama USA. She read a story and talked about her involvement in Miss Alabama USA.