Brushy Creek students showcase web design project

Reposted from Round Rock ISD Press Release 3/24/15

Jennifer Rubin’s third grade class at Brushy Creek Elementary School showcased their website project that incorporated technology, English and science lessons into an amazing collection of Google sites. How Animals Survive in Polar Climates challenged students to create their own Google sites to share their research on animals in the Arctic. Students included multimedia and… (Read More)

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Digital Learning Day 2015

Reposted from Round Rock ISD Press Release 3/13/15

Spicewood students explored Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math experiences during the school’s Digital Learning Day. Held the Friday prior to Spring Break, Digital Learning Day provided opportunities for students to explore STEM experiences throughout the school day. Students took part in a variety of STEM courses, including: coding, architecture, engineering, and geology instruction. The day provided access to…. (Read More)

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Grisham, Texas Folklife Partner To Create Audio Documentaries

Reposted from Round Rock ISD Press Release 3/3/15

Telling the stories of Grisham Middle School’s students, staff and community was the center of an assignment for Jennie Tidwell’s seventh-grade language arts class this semester as groups of students created audio documentaries through a Texas Folklife partnership. Tidwell brought the program to Grisham after attending Texas Folklife’s “Stories From Deep In The Heart” 2014…(Read More)

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Robertson Students Take To Twitter To Talk To Astronaut

Reposted from Round Rock ISD Press Release 3/2/15

As students in Mrs. Traci Keffales’s kindergarten class at Robertson Elementary School learned more about objects in the day and night sky, the students wanted to find ways to engage their senses and discover information that wasn’t available in their usual research resources. The class then turned to Twitter for answers so that they could learn…(Read More)

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Double File Trail Students Read To Succeed

Reposted from Round Rock ISD Press Release 2/26/15

Students at Double File Trail Elementary School are becoming better readers, thanks to a grant from the Round Rock ISD Partners in Education Foundation. Librarian Kay Williams was awarded $700 for a grant to purchase high interest fiction and non-fiction e-books to enhance student’s reading skills and achievement. Teachers in grades 2­-5 collaborated with the…(Read More)

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