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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.

Autobiographical Masks

imageWhat’s an autobiographical mask?
It’s a mask that reveals – and hides – something about the mask-maker. We designed the front of our masks to show (through symbols and colour) some facet of our character or personality that we reveal to the world. The backs of our masks symbolize our closely-held thought which are hidden or shared with those close to us. Then we created Artist Statements that described the process and the symbols we created.

New York Bloggers Who Know How To Comment! | Edublog Challenges

Some of us have been receiving great  comments from students of this class

http://murray5thgrade.org/  which is located in Larchmont, N.Y., U.S.A.

Please feel free to drop by their blogs for a little visit! Continue reading

Blog Action Day | Upcoming Edublog Challenge (4)

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United Nations Convention on the rights of the child – poster

http://www.unicef.org/rightsite/files/uncrcchilldfriendlylanguage.pdf

Human Rights Continue reading

How To Add A 2014 Student Blogging Challenge Badge To Your WordPress Blog

student blogging challengeLike this badge? Now that you’ve signed up for the 2014 Student Blogging Challenge you’re entitled (not obligated) to post this beautiful badge in your sidebar.

Mrs. W. has already provided the  badge and general  instructions  but you can also follow these instructions below:

1. Go to your dashboard, then appearances and widgets.

2. Drag a text widget into your sidebar. Continue reading

Start Talking | Edublog Challenge 2

 This week our Edublog challenge is to talk  with other students.

Two ways to do this are:

1. Leave comments on other blogs.

2. Blog about other blogs.

Just to get you started, here’s a list of 11 year old bloggers from around the world.

Green = blogs we have visited so far Continue reading