Monday, May 11, 2015

Robots Have Invaded Our Library!

Some of our fifth graders have had the chance to play with some new toys in our library.  Here's a peek at what we've been doing!

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Tumble Books Survey

Thanks to a grant from the Smithville Education Foundation, our school has had access to TumbleBooks this year!  As a follow-up for the grant, I'm gathering information about how we've been using TumbleBooks.  Please help me out (teachers and students) by filling out the TumbleBooks survey.  I'm giving away prizes to three teachers and ten students who respond by Wednesday, May 13th.  Thanks for your feedback!

Friday, May 1, 2015

Children's Book Week

Next week (May 4th-8th), Smithville Elementary is celebrating Children's Book Week!

Be sure to dress up in honor of some of our favorite children's books!

Poetry Month

Poetry Month (or April as you may know it) has come and gone in a flash!  Here's a glimpse of how SES celebrated!

Our poetry calendar
A different staff member read a poem over the morning announcements each day of April

A few kiddos share their poems from Poem in Your Pocket Day

Creating color poems with the Pic Collage app during Techie Thursday

Selecting poems for their pockets

This was taken at the end of the day, but this guy needed a poem for the road!