Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tiny Tower Project Reflection

It’s been three days since we ended the two week Tiny Tower Project session. I’ve had some time to sit and think about the project. What would I do differently next time? What was great about the project that hooked … Continue reading

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Tiny Tower Project Final Day

Kids came in today excited to see their towers be crumbled! Actually, they were quite sad to say the least. As you can see, they took quite a bit of weight. The results are below in the chart.   The … Continue reading

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A Balancing Act

Summer is a time for teachers to relax and not think about school. . . . or so many think is happening. I myself have been very busy with training, summer school, preparing for next year, and trying to have … Continue reading

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Tiny Tower Project Days 6 & 7

During the past two days students have been working really hard on finishing their skyscrapers. Day 8 is the last day to build with Day 9 being the testing day. They are coming along pretty well.   There are only … Continue reading

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Tiny Tower Project Days 4 & 5

The past two days have been great. On Day 4 the students continued to build their towers. They a coming along quite nicely. I also was introduced to the app 123D Capture, so when they are finished next week, I … Continue reading

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Tiny Tower Day 3

Yesterday the kids were once again excited to come into the classroom. Right away students started to update their “Tiny Tower” game. We told them by 8:50 they needed to be started on building their skyscrapers or they would lose … Continue reading

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Building a Wing

I will not be able to post Day 3 until this evening because I will be doing a presentation this afternoon and driving. Don’t worry though, I didn’t forget about you and it WILL be coming. In the mean time, … Continue reading

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Tiny Tower Project Day 2

Right off the bat today students were excited. You could see it in their faces as they knew they were showing up and getting their iPads. Students were ready to get back to their games and see how many coins … Continue reading

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Tiny Tower Project Day 1

I’m really excited about the next two weeks of summer school. Yes, I am a teacher who is VERY excited about teaching summer school. I started playing the game Tiny Tower on the iPad during the last week of May. … Continue reading

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Too Many Critics

This past week Luke Bryan sang the Star Spangled Banner in front of millions during the All Star Baseball game in Kansas City. Take a look at a clip of him singing below. Word has it, and he has confessed, … Continue reading

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