Avon Elementary staff and students celebrated I Love to Read Month by playing a modified game of Chutes and Ladders.
Avon Elementary staff and students celebrated I Love to Read Month by playing a modified game of Chutes and Ladders. Each class earned rolls of the die by doing nightly reading. When landing on a space with a ladder, the class was asked to use technology (Padlet, Flipgrid, Twitter, etc) to climb up the ladder. We had 11 classes finish the board game! They will be choosing 30 minutes of either extra computer time, playing strategy games or using MakerSpace materials which include robotic/coding devices and non-tech creativity materials. Mrs. Sufka’s class had the highest class average of student reading minutes, and will be playing a game of human Hungry Hungry Hippos against a team of staff members! Keep reading!!
On another note, there have recently been some online safety issues in the news, and how it may be affecting children. At school, we provide many lessons about staying safe online and being knowledgeable, positive digital citizens. That said, our students are still learning to navigate their way through this online community.
You’ve probably all heard of the “online challenges” that have become viral. Using websites like Common Sense Media (https://www.commonsensemedia.