Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Balance & Motion

How do you know if something is stable?

Something is stable if it does not fall over!

Harlem Globtrotters


Cirque du Soleil


We also learned that counterweight could help balance an object.
Lastly, we learned that we could change the point of balance by changing the counterweight.

What can you balance at home?  Please respond to this post in the comment section below (using Open ID).  Just leave your initials...


Monday, October 15, 2012

Virtual Manipulatives

This website is the perfect answer to all your manipulative needs!

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Puppet Pals

Here is an example of the newest app we are trying.  It is called Puppet Pals.  It didn't cost much - and as you can see, the kids can take pictures and then crop them to use their stories.  Very creative and such a big hit!  Thank you to Sally Craddock, of Frostwood Elementary, for sharing this new technology with me!

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