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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Latest from Barrett

  • Guest Photographer Captures Reading Fun Day

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 6/17/2014
    Our PTA Silent Auction this year brought a guest photographer to Reading Fun Day. Thanks to A. Munoz Photography for the great pictures and letting us keep all of the memories of of this special day. 
     
     
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  • April on BrainPOP!

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 3/31/2014
    April Spotlight Preview: Money Matters
    Our Money Matters Spotlight has a breadth of topics to support you this Financial Literacy Month. From Budgets, Credit Cards, and the Stock Market to Debt, Interest, and Taxes, you'll find all the timely resources you need to boost your lessons. BrainPOP Jr.'s Spotlight offerings include Counting Coins, Dollars and Cents, Needs and Wants, Saving and Spending, and more. Check out the related lesson plans and challenge the class to a game of Budget Hero (American Public Media/The Wilson Center).
    April Spotlight Preview: Earth Awareness
    Show your love for the planet with our Earth Awareness Spotlight, covering a range of topics including Air Pollution, Global Warming, Hybrid Cars, Recycling, and Wind Energy. K-3 topics span Arctic Habitats, Desert, Earth, Natural Resources, Extinct and Endangered Species, and more. Work our Earth Awareness lesson plans into your day, as well as a game or two ofLandform Detectives (The JASON Project). ESL/ELL teachers, we've got content for you too. BrainPOP ESL's We Must Clean Up (Level 2/Unit 6/Lesson 4) is a recycling-themed movie that also reviews modals.
    New Content & Timely Tie-Ins
    Go to the Movies!
    New on BrainPOP
    Multiplication Blocks (GameUp/Fluency Games)
    Prisoner of Echo (GameUp/Filament Games)
    Recession
    Sortify (GameUp/BrainPOP)
    Space Force (GameUp/Intific)
    New on BrainPOP Jr.
    Forces of Flight (GameUp/Children's Museum Indianapolis)
    Curriculum Connections
    Highlights from our Curriculum Calendar appear below. For additional tie-ins, visit the Curriculum Calendar online, follow us on Twitter, and "Like" us on Facebook.
    April 2: On World Autism Day, help kids understand the neurological condition.
    April 4: Find out why the caged bird sings: it's Maya Angelou's birthday.
    April 13: Introduce the class to Thomas Jefferson; the Founding Father was born on this date in 1743.
    April 15: Explain the long line at the post office: our Taxes movie can help.
    April 18: Shake things up on the anniversary of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906.
    April 19: The "shot heard 'round the world" was fired on this date in 1775. Learn more about the American Revolution.
    April 22: Treat your planet well: our Humans and the Environment movie is the perfect resource for Earth Day.
    May 5: Feel the beat! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with our Latin Music movie.
    May 6: It's World Asthma Day. Talk to the class about the disease.
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  • Barrett Students Duct Tape The Administrators To Raise Money

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 3/24/2014
    Fox News DC covered the duct taping of the administrators. 
     
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  • The 5 Second Rule

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 2/27/2014
    5 second rule graphic
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  • If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place...

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 2/4/2014
    The Doodle 4 Google competition is now open. Aspiring artists have a chance to win a $30,000 scholarship and have their artwork grace the Google Search page for a day. Your artwork should be your vision for "If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place..."
     
    Deadline is March 20th.  
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  • Stop By The Library and Visit The Old Town Market Place, Warsaw, Poland

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 12/16/2013
     
     
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  • The White House Announces K-12 Film Festival

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 11/26/2013
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  • A Look Back: Halloween Parade 2013

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 11/14/2013
     
     
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  • A Look Back at This Years' Hispanic Heritage/United Nations Day 2013

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 11/1/2013

    United Nations - Hispanic Heritage 2013 from Fred Delventhal on Vimeo.

    This video shows scenes from our Hispanic Heritage/United Nations Celebration 2013.

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  • Parent/Teacher Conference Form

    Posted by Fred Delventhal at 10/9/2013 2:00:00 PM
    We ask that parents and guardians fill out this form over the next 2 days during Parent/Teacher Conferences.
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Last Modified on June 17, 2014