Common Sense Media 8th Grade

posted Feb 12, 2018, 4:35 AM by Jennifer Goodwin

The 8th grade students are engaged in a five week in-depth learning of how to be safe and responsible on the internet. In addition, they are also experiencing advanced learning of effective and efficient research skills in an effort to support digital natives. Check out the parental portal at Common Sense Media Parent Information. Not only can you access the parent newsletter that connects with Common Sense Media learning, but a wide range or movie and book suggested choices can be viewed as well. 
Here are two examples from the lesson Trillion Dollar Footprint, which focused on how everything we search leaves behind what is known as our digital footprint: 


posted Jan 25, 2018, 11:51 AM by Jennifer Goodwin

Students in Pre-K through grade 4 will be taking part in the Maine State Chickadee Award voting. With this, they will listen to a total of ten picture books, and critically think about the wording and illustrations. Voting takes place between March 1st and April 1st.
The Chickadee Award

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