Father’s Day Art With Ozobot

After making art on Mother’s Day with Sphero balls, we couldn’t leave the dads behind. So for Father’s Day, we decided we wanted to try it out the Ozobots. Since the newest versions had just arrived at school, we decided we wanted to play with the built-in lights. What turned out to be our eventual result, was a glow-in-the-dark selfie portrait. Here are… Read more →

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Wheel Widget

This weeks example is about our carbon footprint on the Earth. The students and I are studying waste and how to reduce, reuse or recycle it. To help them come up with creative solutions I designed a spinning wheel activity. This wheel gives them different images of waste and then one of the three keywords mentioned here above. Here are the steps… Read more →

Loop Wizard Music Battles

Two weeks ago I was amazed by one of the girls talking about “Loop Wizard Battles”. My face was puzzled. I had never heard of anything like it. All I did was ask her about her favorite activity and this is what she came up with. She told me that during playtime she would team up on the playground with about… Read more →

Traveling Dash & Dot Maker Parade

Last week I had the opportunity to visit a school where the students were displaying their maker projects in a Dash & Dot Parade. This inspired me to a similar project related to a light show that we have in the beginning of every school year in the town I grew up in. Here are the steps:   First the students sketched out their designs… Read more →

Myths, Legends And Other Bedtime Stories

Inspired by a play called ‘The Stinky Cheese Man And Other Fairly Stupid Tales‘ and a Kickstarter project titled ‘Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls‘ my students and I decided to go out and explore stories that are surrounding us. Here are the steps: First we researched our home towns. We left no stone unturned. As real medieval storytellers, we hunted for… Read more →