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Catapults!  A STEM Project

Catapults! A STEM Project

Our #IRECMakers were SO busy this afternoon!!!  They explored to design, build, test and adjust, then measure, record and graph trials of their catapult launches. Take a look!!! Advertisements

IREC Leadership Awards!

IREC Leadership Awards!

Emy got an award for showing leadership when she begins with the end in mind.  Emy tries very hard to think about what her end product will look like before she even begins her projects.  In 3J we’ve also been working on graphic organizers for our writing, and Emy has been putting a lot of … Continue reading

3D Portraits #IRECMakers

3D Portraits #IRECMakers

Along with our IREC Maker Buddies, Mrs.Taylor’s Grade 1 Class, we made a very cool project called 3D Portraits.  These sculptures were planned, constructed, assembled, presented, played with, and broken back down to recycling all over the past couple of weeks.  Take a look!

Me At 100 Years Old!

Me At 100 Years Old!

Today was 100 Day at IREC, and the 3J’s commemorated it with a writing project called Me At 100 Years Old!  Each student’s photo was put through the “Aging Booth” app then emailed to them, and they wrote descriptive sentences describing what they think they will be like at that age.  Students were specifically focusing … Continue reading

Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

IREC has been observing Bullying Awareness Week with our own Be Proactive Week.  Today students completed a representation of what can happen to peoples’ hearts when others say unkind words to them. Take a look. Our 3J class rule is very simple. Kind Hands. Kind Words. Period.

Our Marble Project!!!

Our Marble Project!!!

We’re done!!!! Our entire project from start to finish included: researching marble mazes and runs planning our own marble game critiquing our peers for best ideas construction creating and incorporating a theme for our games writing a creative set of instructions screencasting a tutorial of how to play our games presenting our games to our … Continue reading

Our Marble Game Teaser Video!!!

Our Marble Game Teaser Video!!!

Our 3J’s have been working very hard on our first big project of the year: Marble Games!  Each student created their own Marble Maze or Marble Run game, beginning with a detailed plan and ending with a tutorial video, with a whole bunch of parts in between.  On Wednesday, our class with be sharing our … Continue reading