Author Archives: Technology

02
May

Screen Free Week starts today!

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Across the world, families are participating in “Screen-Free Week.”  Screen-Free week is an annual event that nearly 300 million people have participated in.  The challenge is simple, for one week, turn off the devices (other than, for school or work … Continue reading

19
Apr

Hawaiian Lei Day!

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Students in levels 1-8 received a Hawaiian Lei for our Right to Read Week Celebration. Even Papa Bear participated in the fun!

18
Apr

Right to Read Week Begins!

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Today was the start of Right to Read Week at West Side Montessori.  It kicked off with Hawaiian Shirt Day and an Opening Ceremony in the Commons.     Upcoming Events: Tuesday: Wear a Lei Day Wednesday: DEAR Day and … Continue reading

25
Feb

Educational Apps

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Are you looking for educational apps to make the most of your child’s screen time? Mobile Montessori has apps that mimic work that students are exposed to in their classroom. The apps are primarily for preschool, kindergarten and lower elementary children and … Continue reading

17
Feb

It’s Digital Learning Day!

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Today is Digital Learning Day (DLD)!  It is a day celebrated throughout the world to strengthen students’ learning by using Technology effectively and efficiently. Upper Elementary students are celebrating at West Side Montessori by taking a tour through websites that they … Continue reading

07
Dec

West Side Montessori Celebrates the Hour of Code

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West Side Montessori is participating in ‘The Hour of Code’ for the third year in a row.  The ‘Hour of Code’ was created to expose children to computer programming. This movement was designed for people of all ages, and is celebrated in … Continue reading

04
Nov

Happy Birthday Day West Side!

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The Middle School students explored the campus and looked for letters while exploring. The students took pictures on ipads and edited the images.   The pictures were compiled into a Happy Birthday sign to celebrate West Side’s big birthday.

29
Oct

Spanish

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Guten tag! Here are some links to the German language and cultural activities we did in Spanish class with our German high-school intern Marie. Deutschland handout wNumbers & WordsGerman DOW MOY Intros SO EIN SCHÖNER TAG Song bilingual

29
Oct

Cyber Security Month

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month.  At West Side Montessori, the students are doing various activities to participate. Students in 1st and 2nd levels listened to “Franklin’s New Friend” by Paulette Bourgeois. Following the book, we discussed the characteristics of a … Continue reading

15
Sep

Binary Bracelets

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Binary is a way of representing information using only two options. Upper Elementary students learned how important binary is in the computer world.  The majority of computers today store all sorts of information in binary form.  Students made bracelets using … Continue reading


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