Mrs. Krutsch's AIG classes
Mrs. Krutsch teaches at Dillard Drive and Swift Creek Elementary Schools. She's at Dillard Drive in the morning on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday and the afternoon on Tuesday and Friday. She's at Swift Creek in the morning on Tuesday and Friday and in the afternoon on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
We will be / have been using Tinkercad to create our chess pieces for 3D printing. With parental permission, you may have your own account. Here's the procedure:
Google Classroom Codes:
Dillard: qgmi0y [If it doesn't work, you are probably typing an O (oh) instead of a 0 (zero)]
Swift Creek: cf39zyj
Boomwriter.com is "The Best Group Writing Tool," according to their website. It has three different types of tools: StoryWriter, WordWriter, and ProjectWriter. We use all three in AIG.
If you are one of my students, you have a username and password. Don't click join for free, click login.
For students at SCES, the username pattern is email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org).
At Dillard there are two different patterns. It's either email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org) OR email@example.com (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Your passwords are your lunch numbers.
Some books that I love
Google Classroom: Remember, if it asks for your email, it's email@example.com (your user id is usually first initial, middle initial, last name)
Here's what we're working on.
Grade 3: Hands on Equations and reading enrichment
ELA: My Life as a Chess Piece (characterization and narrative writing)
Grade 4 Math: In the Balance
Grade 5 Math: Balance Math
Grade 3 Explorers Math: Hands on Equations
Grade 3 Explorers ELA: Chess Stories
Grades 4 & 5 Math: In the Balance
Grade 4 ELA: Poetry
Grade 5 ELA: Stop motion about current learning
You may download the PowerPoint from last year's AIG parent presentation, if you are interested. The link is below.
48 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Students
This is from 2012, but most of the links are still valid.
PAGE OF WAKE COUNTY
PAGE is a nonprofit volunteer run organization of parents, teachers and others interested in supporting and encouraging the development of gifted students by promoting an understanding of the characteristics and needs of gifted students and fostering local appropriate educational opportunities for them at home, school and in the larger community.