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makerspace activities

Arlington ISD Returns With The Makerspace Activity of the Week

May 7, 2020
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Makerspace Activity Of The Week Uses STEM To Spark Creativity This week’s makerspace activities come from Butler Elementary librarian Tamara Jackson. She has a collection of fun little projects that you can do at home. Scroll down to get started. For more makerspace activities, check out these ideas from other Arlington ISD librarians: Make Butterflies (Rosana…

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Pre-K Teachers Share Advantages Of Full-Day Pre-K

May 7, 2020
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Arlington ISD Teachers Share The Advantages Of Free Full-Day Pre-K Pre-K will be full-day for all 4-year-olds next school year in the Arlington ISD for the first time. That’s exciting news for Pre-K teachers because they know how much the extended school day will help the district’s youngest learners. “Extending our academic program for 4-year-old…

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How To Make Mother’s Day Perfect For Mom

May 7, 2020
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Swift Elementary Art Teacher Roxanne McKee Shows Us How To Make The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift What would Mother’s Day be like without your student bringing home something homemade from school for mom? Well, thanks to Swift Elementary art teacher Roxanne McKee, you won’t have to worry about that even though Arlington ISD campuses are…

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Arlington ISD Workout Wednesday

Workout Wednesday Returns With The Tabata Routine

May 6, 2020
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Do You Have 4 Minutes? That’s All You Need For This Workout Wednesday Session Six weeks into Workout Wednesday and Duff physical education teacher Matt Bostick is introducing many of you to a new word – Tabata. The good news is that if you’re a fan of quick workouts, Tabata is right for you as…

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Arlington ISD Teacher Appreciation

Attention Students: Time To Show your Appreciation

May 4, 2020
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Arlington ISD Asks Students To Share Their Appreciation For Teachers Students: It’s been a crazy school year for you and your teachers! Now that the year is almost over, let your teachers know how much you appreciate them. Our teachers always work hard, but they’ve gone to new, extraordinary lengths to help you keep learning…

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Eliana Cardenas

Pre-K Student Spirit Provides A Big Lift For Community

May 1, 2020
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Rankin Elementary Pre-K Student’s Fight Against Cancer One of the smallest students in the Rankin Elementary community has provided the biggest of lift during the pandemic that closed schools for the remainder of the school year. Eliana Cardenas, a Pre-K student who had her year cut short last September because of a cancer diagnosis, found…

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Roadmap Helps You Register For Pre-K

May 1, 2020
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Registering For Arlington ISD Free Full-Day Pre-K Is Easy Registering your child for Pre-K is a major milestone. But it may also feel like an overwhelming, complicated process, especially with schools closed for COVID-19. But don’t worry: It’s not as bad as it seems, and we’re here to help you get through it. Follow this…

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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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