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JAN
27

Guys’ Night 2016

At our 7th annual Guys Night Out on January 28th, students are able to explore a variety of sites, apps, and videos with their guest that will show them some ideas of activities to enjoy together." The "Tech Time Together" station is run by RBB parent Amy Lanham.The following sites, apps, or videos are activities that you and a grown up can enjoy together.

Look over the list and pick something you would like to explore! Take the list home and have fun trying out some new things!

Video/Creativity
iStopMotion for iPad app: Make your own stop motion animated videos; $9.99
Toontastic app: make your own cartoons; free

Make It
http://legoquestkids.blogspot.ca/2012/10/final-challenge-quest-52.html 52 Lego building
challenges
https://www.buildwithchrome.com/ Build virtually with Legos and submit your creations
http://www.foldnfly.com/#/1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2 Step by step instructions to build paper airplanes
https://www.youtube.com/user/jeremyshaferorigami Origami YouTube channel

Food
https://www.youtube.com/user/RosannaPansino Nerdy Nummies, a YouTube channel based on
sci-fi and fantasy
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl0kP-Cfe-GGic7Ilnk-u_Q Sarah is a mom to two kids and loves to post videos for kid-friendly recipes. She is popular with kids and adults alike.

Coding
https://code.org/ Learn the basics of coding through interactive lessons
Kodable app: teaches kids basic of coding; free

Science and Technology
https://www.youtube.com/user/hooplakidzlab Science experiment channel with experiments you can do at home.
SkyView App: point your phone at the sky to find stars, constellations, and more; free

Language
Duolingo App: Learn a new language together through competition; free

Adults:
Get more ideas on www.commonsensemedia.org. You can find reviews for movies, games, TV shows, books, apps, web sites and music for kids. Very helpful!

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JAN
20

Girls' Night 2016

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At our 7th annual Girls Night Out on January 21st, students are able to explore a variety of sites, apps, and videos with their guest that will show them some ideas of activities to enjoy together." The "Tech Time Together" station is run by RBB parent Amy Lanham.


The following sites, apps, or videos are activities that you and a grown up can enjoy together. Look over the list and pick something you would like to explore! Take the list home and have fun trying out some new things!

Video/Creativity
iStopMotion for iPad app: Make your own stop motion animated videos; $9.99
Toontastic app: make your own cartoons; free

Hair
https://www.youtube.com/user/CuteGirlsHairstyles Cute Girls Hairstyles on YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/user/hair4myprincess Princess Hairstyles Channel

Food
https://www.youtube.com/user/RosannaPansino Nerdy Nummies, a YouTube channel based on sci-fi and fantasy
https://www.youtube.com/user/CookWithAmber 12-year-old Amber introduces healthy recipes for kids on this channel.
https://www.youtube.com/user/CharlisCraftyKitchen Young Charli and sometimes her little sister introduce you to some fun treats to make.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl0kP-Cfe-GGic7Ilnk-u_Q Sarah is a mom to two kids and loves to post videos for kid-friendly recipes. She is popular with kids and adults alike.

Crafts
https://www.youtube.com/user/simplekidscrafts Craft channel for simple kids crafts like lip balm and gel air freshener
https://www.youtube.com/user/hooplakidzhowto Channel forBaking, play-doh, nail art, and more!
https://www.youtube.com/user/jeremyshaferorigami Origami YouTube channel

Science and Technology
https://www.youtube.com/user/hooplakidzlab Science experiment channel with experiments you can do at home.
https://www.youtube.com/user/GeekGurlDiariesWith her motto, "Girls can be geeks, too!" the British host of this how-to channel teaches girls skills like soldering, computer programming, and game design.
SkyView App: point your phone at the sky to find stars, constellations, and more; free

Language
Duolingo App: Learn a new language together through competition; free

Adults
Get more ideas on www.commonsensemedia.org. You can find reviews for movies, games, TV shows, books, apps, web sites and music for kids. Very helpful!

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DEC
18

Fifth Grade Students at EIS

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Over the last six weeks, fifth grade students have been learning the fifty states, capitals, and abbreviations. As a culminating activity, students in each class competed against one another on an interactive game. The goal was to see who could identify all fifty states with the most accuracy in the least amount of time. The winners from each classroom then competed against one another. The overall winner, Gretchen Mundy, correctly identified all 50 states in 62 seconds! Brayden White was the runner up. Nice job, fifth graders!

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DEC
18

Fourth Grade Music & Art Program

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The fourth grade had their annual music program and art display on Thursday, November 12th. During the program, students sang a variety of songs that highlighted the EIS lifelines. After the program, families and friends were invited to view some of the art work that students had made in art class. Thnak you to Mrs. Ennis ad Ms. Doffin for their hard work in preparing the evening to showcase our students' fine talents!
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DEC
18

Mrs. Swedran's Class

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Students in Mrs. Swedran's third grade class worked in cooperative groups to build homophone puzzles. The students created stories using the puzzles, and gave oral presentations.
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