Alexander created this ten minute video for his seventh grade history day project: “Background of the Lincoln Douglas Debates.”
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December 11th, 2011 · No Comments
September 19th, 2011 · No Comments
This is a ten minute interview with Alexander this evening about his “Living in Oak Ridge” project for 8th grade English. Discussing Oak Ridge Glogster Project at Oklahoma City, OK by wfryer For more background see my post, “Share “timed” comments on Audio Recordings with SoundCloud.” Technorati Tags: audio, edtech, history, playingwithmedia, recording, social, soundcloud, [...]
February 21st, 2011 · No Comments
This evening was the 5th grade Colonial Living History Museum event at our elementary school. This is a major highlight for 5th graders, who prepare for weeks to dress and act like a character from the US Revolutionary War era. Our fifth grade daughter was Catherine Barry, known as the “heroine of Cowpens.” Our current [...]
January 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments
This is my history project I did for school. I did this with Audacity and in iMovie.
December 5th, 2009 · No Comments
In my social studies class we got to sign the Declaration of Indepandence! You get to pick what type of writing you want. You can choose Colonist,American or Patriot. You can choose black and white or color. It will give some background info. too. Also you will need a printer for this activity. I think [...]
September 8th, 2009 · No Comments
Alexander: Since you were not able to join Sarah and I to watch President Obama’s speech today “live,” I’d like you to watch the speech and then compose a response you can either post here on Learning Signs, record as a video on YouTube, or record as an audio message via AudioBoo. Let me know [...]
July 14th, 2009 · No Comments
Our family visited Pearl Harbor today. Rachel and I recorded six new Audioboos tonight, reflecting on things we saw and learned today. These are all linked from my AudioBoo profile page. Since I am mobile blogging this from my iPhone I can’t embed the Audioboos, but I will link them separately below. Rachel: Torpedo At [...]
July 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments
Alexander recorded this AudioBoo after we toured Ford’s Theater today in Washington DC. Listen! My AudioBoo account is linked to Twitter so a link to this was automatically tweeted out, but when I posted this with WordPress for iPhone I was NOT able to copy/paste the actual embed code unfortunately. It would be great if [...]
April 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment
This is absolutely too cute not to share. I think we can title this “Camel Ride Promo Spot.” Yes, the annual Medieval Festival in Norman, Oklahoma, IS a good time for all. Except, of course, if you’re a teenager who gets into a child’s swing and gets so stuck the Norman Fire Department has to [...]
February 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Sarah brainstormed the following character map for her biography book report on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis this evening with her mother. I put her concept map into Webspiration tonight and printed it for her to turn in Monday in class. The embeddable version of this Webspiration map uses the “iFrame” tag. Here is a Skitch screenshot [...]
February 14th, 2009 · 4 Comments
In third grade you have to do a few different book reports and this is my second book report. It is on Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and here is her timeline, but there will be another one on her character traits!
June 23rd, 2008 · 4 Comments
Sister created a GREAT VoiceThread this evening about her experiences in a summer camp the past two weeks offered by the Hub Performing Arts School in Lubbock, Texas. The students in the camp performed “Schoolhouse Rock Jr.” which is a musical based on the Schoolhouse Rock short films.
April 8th, 2008 · No Comments
On Thursday, April 10, 2008, we are going to participate in a live videoconference with one of the sea captains Sue Waters works with at a maritime academy in Perth, Australia. Perth is on the other side of the world from where we live in Edmond, Oklahoma. They are 11 hours ahead of us. This [...]
February 19th, 2008 · No Comments
http://voicethread.com/share/63202/ Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1946. He was born in Hope Arkansas. He was the 42nd president of the United States. He was in office from 1996 to 2001.President Clinton was known for loving McDonalds and junck food and playing the saxophone.Chelsea Clinton is President Clinton’s daughter. Hillary Rodham Clinton is his wife. [...]
October 29th, 2007 · 3 Comments
Brother has an assignment for social studies in school that is due November 6th. The assignment is to create a salt map of the United States, showing the topographical relief. I’m guessing this is mainly the Rocky and Appalachian mountains, but we haven’t actually seen the assignment sheet yet so I’m not sure. I remember [...]