First grade classes researched four types of extreme weather - tornadoes, thunderstorms, blizzards and hurricanes. Using PebbleGo as their resource, groups of students each learned the main elements of one of these weather systems and how to stay safe. Using the green screen iPad app, each group of "meteorologists" shared their information while out in the extreme weather! Take a look:
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I am the Library Media Center director at Patton School in Arlington Heights where I help students from kindergarten through 5th grade find terrific independent reading for enjoyment and information, and teach students the skills to use information and technology safely and productively and to connect, communicate and share with others. I have four grown children, a large black dog, (flat coat retriever) and a small striped cat. I am an obessive Chicago Cubs fan and I love to run.