Day 3 Genius Hour Presentations

We recently enjoyed Day 3 of our rockstar presenters. On this day, we learned about Michael Jordan, some basic words in Spanish, global warming, how to become a police officer, unique characteristics of giraffes, Elvis Presley, Usain Bolt, Pit Bulls, Dorothy Gibson, theories of how the Earth was created, Megalodon, Babe Ruth, the history of vending machines, types of volcanoes, how to build a natural forest shelter, how to make a transparent egg, how to ride a hoverboard, what it requires to become a game warden, Mars, how to make kinetic sand, the history of snowcones, and the history of Converse.  Wow!

What an incredible day of learning. So proud of these Genius Hour experts.

Enjoy some of our favorite class memories from this exciting day!

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Day 2 Genius Hour Presentations

We recently enjoyed Day 2 of our rockstar presenters. On this day, we learned how to make a stick man animation video, learned about diamonds, Play-Doh, welding, elephants, volcanoes, types of dogs, chocolate labs, Yorkies, white tigers, three theories about how the universe could end, the art of origami, Hawaii, various types of service dogs, Russell Wilson, watched a student create and implement his own math game, the history of baseball, wolves, foxes, 2016 Alabama game and Alabama University, and how to make scrumptious barbecue. Wow!

What an incredible day of learning. So proud of these Genius Hour experts.

Enjoy some of our favorite class memories from this exciting day!

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Day 1 Passion Project Presentations

What an incredible week so far! It’s been a joy watching students present what they’re passionate about. On Monday, we learned about hydroponic gardening used at DisneyWorld, how to minimize injuries in football, the Paris Bombing, flamingoes, cats, German shepherds, the history of billiards, the history of soccer, steps to take when making a video game, Toby Mac, 9/11, the pangolin, the Gonzales Battle, Hello Kitty, the solar system, how to make Magic Sand, played a new game created by one of our very own students, learned how to become a police officer, learned about tetherball, and what it’s like to serve our country.

Way to go, ROCK STARS! You certainly sounded like experts today. I’m so proud of you!

Enjoy!

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Passion Project Presentations Start Tomorrow

About 4-5 children per class will present tomorrow. Volunteers received slips on Friday to go tomorrow (Monday).  Each day 4-5 students per class will be given a slip with their date to present. Please bring speech, visuals, and any necessary items for presentation.

I was able to conference with all children regarding their projects.  I thoroughly enjoyed this part of the process.  Hard work has gone into preparation for this magical week. Great job to everyone! I appreciate your support in making learning meaningful!

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Soar Above the Rest: Superhero Day

Loved seeing all of our SUPERHEROES “soar” through the school today!

Superhero Teachers

Superhero Teachers That Care About our Superhero Students

 

Lobue's Superheroes

Lobue’s Superheroes

Brantley's Superheroes

Brantley’s Superheroes

McFall's Superheroes

McFall’s Superheroes

McBride's Superheroes

McBride’s Superheroes

Ummel's Superheroes

Ummel’s Superheroes

Superheroes Dabbing

Superheroes Dabbing

Superheroes at Recess

Superheroes at Recess

Superheroes Love Recess

Superheroes Love Recess

Superhero Friends

Superhero Friends

 

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Day 7 – Second Passion Projects

Hats off to another day of incredible learning! These “experts” taught, demonstrated, experimented, and impressed us with their knowledge.

On this day, we learned about Adrian Beltre, the pros and cons of a sewing machine, the history of basketball, the history of Play-Doh and how to make it at home, 3D drawing, war dogs, the solar system, how to make an edible water bottle, dachshunds, and we learned some interesting facts about a few safe cars.

Here’s a sneak peek into this day’s wonderful learning ~enjoy!

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Day 6 – Second Passion Project

With almost 130 fifth graders, our incredible Genius Hour (or Passion Projects) continue. We’re still learning from “experts” galore.

On this day, we learned about the Beatles, optical illusions, goats, Albert Einstein, what it takes to be a painter and an effective hunter, the negative effects of smoking, the pros and cons of tanks, Robert Downy Jr., how humans are similar to gorillas, stop motion movies and how they’re made, how to make a shelter and a fire, Anime, the Titanic, Canada, the acoustic guitar, watched a milk and soap experiment in action, the Eiffel Tower, sugar gliders, dogs and the colors they see, Emmitt Smith, and the Warriors basketball teams.

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