Dot Day 2014

Dot Day 2014

I’ve missed blogging! It’s half way through September and this is my first post! Life has been so busy, both school and personal, but I’m excited to share my 100th post today! I guess you could say I’m making my mark!

Today we had a wonderful time celebrating International Dot Day. We read, we painted, we blogged, we used augmented reality, and even we counted dots. So many dots, and so much fun.

After we read The Dot by Peter Reynolds, my students and I brainstormed ideas to share our dots on our bulletin board. We came up with “Make Your Mark High In the Sky”. I just love the messaged that our board sends to those that walk by.  IMG_3686

Here’s our class dot with our favorite Do A Dot paint markers. (I have no affiliation with these, we just really like them!) It’s hanging on the wall in our room now. I just love the creativity and individualism that these projects bring out. Every dot is unique, just like our students.

Class Dot - Dot Day 2014

Each student Tweeted and blogged their dot. Several students used Book Creator app to write about Dot Day. Here’s one that got finished today. We shared it using Book Creator’s video export feature.

Tomorrow we’ll be using ThingLink and Croak.it to share about our Dot Day experience, and what it means to “Make your mark”.

Thanks for sticking with me! I have some great tips and fun projects to blog as soon as I can.

MZ Sig

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