Category: Month: April 2020

makerspace activities

Makerspace Activity of the Week

April 30, 2020
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Makerspace Challenges You To Use Your Design Skills This week’s makerspace activity comes from Shackelford librarian Alicia Vandenbroek. Her “Design it Challenge” encourages you to identify a problem where you live and develop a solution for it. You can use a computer or whatever materials you have at home, but you’ll definitely have to use…

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Arlington ISD Workout Wednesday

Pack Up And Get Active Workout Wednesday Is Back

April 29, 2020
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Workout Wednesday is back to get you moving Who said just because you’re not going to school you don’t need a backpack? Certainly not Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick, who is putting the backpack to work in Episode 5 of Workout Wednesday. Whether you’re stuffing your backpack with books or beans, Bostick has…

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5 ways to make a mask

5 Ways To Make Your Own Mask

April 28, 2020
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The Art Of Mask Making While Arlington ISD schools are closed, there are essential employees still working, and they all have one thing in common. All Arlington ISD employees are wearing masks, which is something the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends when people are in public. With masks now commonplace, we’re offering up…

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Arlington ISD Police Academy Students Stay in Shape during Shutdown

April 25, 2020
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Arlington ISD Police Academy Students Keeping Fit During Shutdown Arlington ISD Police Academy students haven’t let the COVID-19 school closure keep them from staying in shape. “After the closure, I emailed the students asking what optional resources they would like access to during our brief break,” said Officer Fred Kemp of the Arlington Police Department…

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5 ways to help from home

Arlington ISD Encourages You To Help From Home

April 24, 2020
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Arlington ISD Gives You 5 Ways You Can Help Others During Quarantine  Students throughout the district are finding great ways to help from home during the school closure like the AVID and National Junior Honor Society students from Boles Junior High did by sending cards to senior centers and writing positive messages on sidewalks. You…

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makerspace activities

Celebrate National Library Week With A Makerspace Craft

April 23, 2020
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Float Away By Celebrating National Library Week  It’s National Library Week and we’re celebrating by giving you makerspace activities you can do at home. Today, and for the next four weeks, Arlington ISD librarians will give you tech-y or crafty project ideas you can do anywhere you are. The theme for National Library Week 2020,…

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