Monday, November 16, 2015


Students are building background knowledge with the uses of QR codes and videos. The will start reading Holes tomorrow. IT is a story about a wrongfully convicted boy, who is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he gets the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason. Thanks to Ms. Hall for the opportunity to bring the fun to her class. 

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The students in Ms Hall's class are gettting ready to read "Holes" by Louie Sachar. They are watching videos about detention camps, life in Latvia, creatures of the desert and how to survive in the desert without water using QR codes. You should have been there. They loved it. 

Monday, November 2, 2015

The start of a new year and back into classes.  Here is Mr. Fuentes and 7th grade students reviewing math proportions. Enjoying it and amusing each other with it. It is all in the Kahoot. The competition, learning and fun was more than we could handle.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Traveling El Camino Real de los Tejas virtual field trip. Here we are with student taking a virtual trip to El Caminio Real de los Tejas.  It was Designated as a National Historic Trail in 2004, El Camino Real de los Tejas (Highway 6 in Louisiana and Highway 21 in Texas) has existed for more than 300 years.
El Camino Real has its easternmost beginning in Natchitoches, Louisiana and runs from Piney Woods through rolling hills to the arid lands of Old Mexico.
The Spaniards and the French that marked the trail were followed by such men as Moses Austin and his son Stephen Fuller Austin (The Father of Texas), Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston, and early missionaries of multiple faiths.
An abundance of historic cities await the modern day traveler on the Texas stretch of El Camino Real, including San Antonio, Bastrop, Crockett, Alto, Nacogdoches, and San Augustine. The students, teachers and all enjoyed the chance to learn and explore. 

Monday, October 19, 2015

Here is the 2015-2016 Computer Club @ CD FULKES. We started the year with 3d printing and moving to animation. The fun we are having the 30+ students who attend each week in room 501, Thursday 3:30-4:45

Friday, May 1, 2015

Let us show the fun that we are having in Computer club. This is a new class at CD Fulkes. We have started with block coding using Google's CD-First. We have decided to use the theme of Game design to build our skills. We are hoping to end the year with the use of a 3D printer.

Space Aliens

The students in Mrs. Ritchie and Mrs. Jacques-Pineda Classes are learning about Space through the use of Space Aliens. The premise is that 7 aliens have landed on Earth looking for a new home. Your job is to  find them a planet. You are to send out probes to find which planets will allow each alien to survive. Great work. using Alien Rescue is showing a fantastic example of Problem based learning. 

What as the students on Mrs.Peterson's class are learning about Countries in Crisis from each other. They are showing geography with Google draw, Features of government with a Google doc, Culture with a collage in Google draw and the issues facing the country with Google slides. For the final the student will save to their google drives to be able to present the project to the class on May 26th. 

Friday, January 9, 2015

7th grade Science students have been very busy in the library this week using an app called Thinglink to review plant and animal cell structures. Students had to label the parts of cells using the app and then shared their final products by airdropping electronically to their teacher.