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BLOOMZ – A Great Way to Communicate!

Picture of Bloomz app

At Shuford Elementary we are reaching more parents by communicating through Bloomz.  During a summer PTO planning session, parents expressed that it was too hard to keep up with all of the different ways teachers were communicating with them.  As a school we discussed and voted on one way that our entire staff would communicate with parents.  We chose Bloomz. ... Read More »

Seesaw – Student Driven Student Portfolios

Intro page to show options of how students can upload work.

My first grade students at Shuford love using Seesaw in the classroom!  Seesaw is a great tool for students, teachers and parents. It is also very user friendly!  Seesaw allows students to independently document their learning.  Teachers can easily view student work and give feedback and parents can sign up  to see their child’s work and videos!  My parents are ... Read More »

You will be “Aurasma”tized at Shuford School of Blended Learning

Shuford Wall Photo

When parents and visitors enter Shuford’s front lobby they have the opportunity to to see all of the exciting instruction and learning that is taking place in our classrooms.  Using the Aurasma app allows parents and visitors to use augmented reality (AR) to turn trigger points throughout our school into an engaging and interactive experience. Download the free app today ... Read More »

Who Pushed Humpty Dumpty? A CSI PBL Activity

Nursey Rhyme Times cut out

Recently we attended a CSI (Crime Scene Investigation) DLA in which we had the opportunity to be part of a problem-based learning (PBL) activity.  This project kept us so engaged that we hardly noticed it was time for lunch. We were told we were part of an investigation team trying to find the source of a deadly virus.  We were ... Read More »

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

This free app allows you to put your Legos into action.  Students can take pictures of Lego characters and then move them to make it look like they are moving on their own.  Students set up each scene, take a picture and then move their characters.  Frames can be inserted so that captions can be added. This is a fun way ... Read More »