Pleasanton 5th & 6th Graders – George Washington Carver National Park

Pleasanton 5th and 6th Graders connected via a Virtual Field Trip to Park Ranger Diane Ellenstein at the George Washington Carver National Park on January 18, 2017. Students discussed a letter written by George Washington Carver to a graduating class of seniors, emphasizing eight cardinal virtues that Mr. Carver hoped to teach and model to others.
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Pleasanton 2nd & 10th Graders as Teamworkers

Pleasanton 2nd and 10th Graders are working together in a mentoring project, Tweeting to 3rd Graders in Egypt.

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Advice to Seniors, John Bayler

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How To Write A Great Scholarship Essay

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“Turk and Runt” Author Connection

Pleasanton Second Graders connected to Lisa Wheeler, author of Turk and Runt.

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“Turk and Runt”, Second Grade Author Connection

Pleasanton Second Graders connected to Lisa Author, author of Turk and Runt, on November 21st, 2016. Students in Wisconsin and Michigan also connected at the same time, with each school’s students asking questions to Ms. Wheeler. This event was scheduled through the virtual field trip clearinghouse TWICECAPSpace in Michigan.

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“Don’t Feed The Bully” Author Connection

Pleasanton’s Fifth and Sixth Graders connected with Author Brad Tassell to discuss his book, “Don’t Feed The Bully”. Mr. Tassell’s presentation inspired students to remain calm under pressure and not provoke bullying behavior by reacting in a negative way. Students asked a number of questions while Mr. Tassell answered with entertaining yet challenging comments. Student’s reflections are below in the ‘Comments” link.

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