Thursday, May 9, 2019

Pixel Art

To help us understand what goes into what we SEE and DO on our screens, we have been making Pixel Art! First up, 3rd grade! Thanks to Eric Curts for the template.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Screen time survey

This week - screen-free week, all FMS students are invited to take this survey. There are about 10 questions. Answer only for yourself, and be honest. Thank you!
Survey link here.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Class Links

Hey! Look to the LEFT! I have added a bunch of regularly used "Class Links" - just click here or on the left for links we use to create, explore and play!

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Chickadee opinion so far?

Which book is your favorite Chickadee book?
After you have completed your script, you can share on Flipgrid !

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Booksnaps Part II

Review the videos below for tips on how to:
1. Insert Word Art
2. Insert Clip Art
3. Save and upload emojis.
4. Take a photo of yourself, remove the background and insert the photo.
5. Use the IPEVO camera

1. Insert Word Art (this is NOT the website Word Art, but a tool within Google tools.)

2. Insert Clip Art: or Autodraw

3. Use the Chromebook camera (click "Allow") to take a photo, then remove the photo background using

4. Find and download Emojis from (HINT: IGNORE all the "DOWNLOAD" buttons. Just two-finger touch on the image you want and click "Save as...").

5. Finally, "how to" use another camera you have on your Chromebook, the Ipevo Presenter camera.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019


We are going to create Booksnaps - visual representations of our thinking about favorite books!

Review the "how to" video for cropping, resizing and moving:

Observe Ms. Barker's example more closely...