Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Just Hangin' with my Peeps

Explore the world with Peep and his buddies at the "Peep and the Big Wide World" website. You can learn a lot playing with these guys.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Build your skills at Arcademic Skill Builders

Arcademic Skill Builders is a great place to play games, uhhh, I mean perfect your math skills.

There are a number of activities for all grade and skill levels that can be perfected while having lots and lots of fun.

Work those brains! Play

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Fourth Grade Capitol Research

Fourth graders can continue to work on their capitol projects by recording their research online with the following form.

Focus questions:
1. In what year was your state's current capitol built?
2. What is the capitol's address?
3. Find three facts about the construction of your capitol.
4. List four other interesting facts about your capitol building.

Fill out this form.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Get to know American Historical figures at Teacher Tube

The American Institute for History Education has created a wonderful series about getting to know important people from American History.

Visit this link and pick a video about an interesting person.

Then click on this form and show me what you learned.

Monday, March 16, 2009

FAAN Kids teaches you about food allergies

The Food Allergies & Anaphylaxis Network has a great site to learn about living with food allergies. Click here to start.

Here is one way to think about Internet safety

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Use your noggin at Noggin.com

Lots of our favorite reading friends like Franklin and Olivia are waiting for you at Noggin.com. Make smart choices and find activities that will help you become a better reader and thinker.

Have fun at Noggin.com.

Monday, March 02, 2009

Thanks Mr. Ashcroft

Who says Bentheim gets all of the media attention?

Fox 17 Sports Anchor Brent Ashcroft stopped by Blue Star Elementary to kick off March is Reading Month today. He read "By my Brother's Side" by NFL star twins Ronde and Tiki Barber. After reading to the student body, Mr. Ashcroft answered several questions all revolving around this month's focus of becoming good readers, writers, and ways to make healthy choices about food and exercise.

Thanks Mr. Ashcroft for taking time out of your busy day to spend some time with us.

Walk the Underground Railroad

Scholastic takes users back in time and through the experience of traveling the Underground Railroad to freedom.

Click here to begin.