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I Want to Be a Scientist

Rachel recorded this last night, following several discussions we’ve been having over the past few weeks about science and becoming a scientist. Last spring I took Rachel to Chris Simon’s classroom at Independence Elementary School in Yukon Public Schools, and she was VERY impressed with the STEM lessons Mr. Simon does with his students. She […]

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3rd Grade Back to School Night

Here are some photos from “Back to School Night” this evening at Quail Creek Elementary School in Oklahoma City Public Schools. Rachel recorded a short “Narrated Art” message with AudioBoo on my iPhone and described the first piece of artwork shown below. listen to ‘Name Art by Rachel’ on Audioboo I volunteerted tonight to be […]

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Lunch at Mammoth Hot Springs

Rachel and I recorded this 2.5 minute video, “Lunch at Mammoth Hot Springs,” today in Yellowstone National Park. Check out more photos from our wonderful two days in the world’s oldest national park in this Flickr collection. Also see my post, “Boiling River: Best Kept Secret In Yellowstone National Park,” for another video and more […]

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Sharing Sermon Perceptions Through Art

Rachel is now in the habit of creating illustrations during the sermon each Sunday in church. Here are some of her recent drawings. This was the drawing she made on Sunday when she took communion for the first time. Rachel is taking away a lot of ideas from church each week and I think it’s […]

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Christmas In Camelot Book Report

Rachel used the VoiceThread app on our iPad tonight to create this book report about “Christmas In Camelot” by Mary Pope Osborne. Christmas In Camelot (4 pages) Click the link above to view and participate in the VoiceThread. Making comments is really simple and you can delete and re-record as many times as you like. […]

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