Category Archives: Blogging

Lab Rats Learn To “Weave Silk“

Today the lunchtime club learned how to use the program    Silk – Interactive Generative Art  to create beautiful abstract images. Here`s an example from Kimberley Online

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Great Blogging News!

Starting today there’s a new activity at St. Lawrence School called the Lab Rats Club. The students are of different ages and levels but they have one thing in common – they love technology and they want to blog!

We are lucky to have a grade six  Mentor  – known to many as Rocky Online – who will be helping  students with the more technical aspects. His particular expertise is in the use of digital art tools. He is the permanent mentor but other grade six students will also take turns helping as needed.

Four Weeks To A Gold Medal Blog | Week 1

gold medalYour blog is off and running!  Now let’s kick it up a notch by adding  more high-quality content!

IDEA OF THE WEEK:  Sochi 2014 Olympics Continue reading

Bloggers, Get On Your Mark, Ready, Set, Go! / 10 DAY – 1000 WORD CHALLENGE

Well –  your blogs are up-and-running and now it’s time for Guess Who to take charge!

(Guess Who = Yes, You:-) )

Your challenge is to put 1000 words of quality text on your blog over the next 10 days.

 

GUIDELINES Continue reading

Blogging And The QEP

Areas of focus for All Things Quebec Bloggers

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~  CROSS-CURRICULAR COMPETENCIES  ~

Intellectual – To use information

To gather information

To recognize various information sources

To put information to use

Intellectual – To exercise critical judgment

To form an opinion

To express his/her judgment

To qualify his/her judgment

Methodological – To Use ICT

To master the information and communications technologies

To use information and communications technologies to carry out a task

To evaluate his/her use of information and communications technologies

Communication-Related – To Communicate Appropriately

To establish the purpose of the communication

To select the mode of communication

To carry out the communication

~  BROAD AREAS OF LEARNING  ~

Media Literacy

Awareness of the place and influence of the media in his/her daily life and in society

Understanding of the way the media portray reality

Use of media-related materials and communication codes

Knowledge of and respect for individual and collective rights and responsibilities regarding the media

~  SUBJECT SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES  ~

English Language Arts

To represent his/her literacy in different media