This week I learned about colours. In Spanish, colors (and other adjectives) have to match the noun they refer to in terms of gender and number. For example for a male cat you say “el gato blanco,” for a female cat you say “la gata blanca,” and in the plural you say “los gatos blancos” or … More Week 11 of Learning Spanish!
There are 7,163 geocaches near Victoria. And that’s not all—there are millions of geocaches around the world, just waiting for you to find them. To get started, all you need is a free Geocaching account and the official Geocaching app or a GPS. Step 1: Create a free geocaching account. Explore, find and log geocaches … More Geocaching
Enabling Teachers. Engaging Parents. Empowering Students. “A window into the classroom for parents” This week in Ed Tech my friends Cayley and Dylan taught us about Freshgrade. Freshgrade is an online portfolio and gradebook tool that allows teachers and parents to connect daily about what is going on within the child’s classroom. The teacher uploads … More Fresh Grade
Present Tense Verb Endings In Spanish, the verb endings change in order to describe who is doing the action and when. Most verbs are “regular,” meaning they change their endings in predictable ways. Person Endings Examples I -o yo como, yo leo you (familiar) -es, -as tú comes, tú nadas he, she, it, you (formal) … More Week 11 of Learning Spanish!
This week in Spanish I am learning “Questions”. I always remember my high school Spanish teaching saying that she always remembers young students shouting “que!? que?! que?!” and that it would drive her nuts! Haha. I was thinking of her this lesson because I was asking myself a lot “que!!??!!” Que – what Como – … More Week 10 of Learning Spanish!
This week in music class, we had the opportunity to use Garage Band. Garage Band is a whole music creation studio right inside your Mac — with a complete sound library that includes software instruments, presets for guitar and voice, and virtual session drummers. An intuitive interface makes it easy to learn, play, record, create and … More Garage Band
Clothing: This week in Spanish I learned clothing. To be honest I remembered quite a bit of clothing items from high school Spanish so this was more of a refresher of basic clothing items. However, as I progressed throughout the lesson the words started getting harder and harder. For example, socks in Spanish is “calcetines” … More Week 9 of Learning Spanish!
Google Cardboard is a virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) platform developed by Google for use with a head mount for a mobile phone. Named for its fold-out cardboard viewer, the platform is intended as a low-cost system to encourage interest and development in VR and AR applications. But what is Google Cardboard? It’s simply a design – one you can either buy … More Google Cardboard
Today in Ed Tech Valerie showed us a super cool app called Aurasma. Basically Aurasma is a virtual reality platform in which you can turn static objects into interactive games or experiences. Aurasma works on tablet or smartphones. You can download the free app for iOS and Android. How it Works: Turn an image or … More Aurasma
Possession: This week in Spanish I am learning about possession. This is a big step from learning about animals and specific verbs because possession is use in almost every conversation. There are five possessive determiners in Spanish: Spanish English mi my tu your (familiar singular) su his, her, your (formal), their nuestro our vuestro your (familiar … More Week 8 of Spanish!