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Marcie Martel
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Mom, wife and grade one teacher. This is my personal account.
Mom, wife and grade one teacher. This is my personal account.

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Mother's Day Activity
For Mother's Day this year we decided to make ebooks with the  Scribble Press App.  Each student had a turn on the iPad to create a book for their Mom. We used the blank book option and the students make 4 pages (these are grade one students). When they fin...

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Digital Day Plans
Thanks to a hard working colleague (Mrs. Mason), I used her idea and made a digital day plan that is working for me so far this year. I use Google Sheets and just copy the master sheet each week to have a new template. When I am away from the class I can ei...

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Google Apps for Education Summit - Ottawa October, 2015
I was very fortunate to present four different sessions at the GAFE Summit in Ottawa this past weekend. Here are the presentations. Hopefully they will be of some use to you! Primary Students Can Do It! Blogger Parent Communication Made Easy iOS Apps & Goog...

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Holidays = Thinking Time
Summer holidays are to recharge, relax and NOT think about school. Mentors always told me that you need to really take the time and lose the stress that you accumulated through the school year. Is that true? Ok maybe the weekends!  But it is only July 13th ...

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Speech to Text - Google Add-on
Wow! I just came across this excellent add-on for Google Docs - Speech Recognition. Although it has mixed reviews - so far it has been working well for us. With the early learners, this can be an excellent way for them to get their stories down on paper and...

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Math Warm Ups Are Changing Our Class
Recently I really wanted my students to think about numbers in a flexible way. I wasn't sure how to accomplish this but thanks to my daughter's amazing teacher and my teaching partner, I was inspired to create some math warm ups. We've been loving it ever s...

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GAFE OTTAWA PRESENTATIONS
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RAZ Kids and Dreambox
We are very excited to have access to RAZ Kids and coming on Monday September 15th we will also have access to Dreambox (for math). Each student went home with the login information for RAZ Kids last week and on Monday you will find the login information fo...

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Amazing First Week
We finished a wonderful first week of Grade One with one of my favourite stories by Robert Munsch - Purple, Green and Yellow We worked really hard on learning new routines and learning all the wonderful things about grade one. Some students have been asking...

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Terrific Thursday
Another terrific day at school. We learned about playstructure safety and then we went outside to give it a try. Some of the activities on the playstructure are a little bit too big for us yet. But we will grow into them! We also read this funny story: Do y...
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