Category: At-Home Learning

Arlington ISD Workout Wednesday

Final Workout Wednesday Gets You Ready For Summer

May 27, 2020
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Workout Wednesday Gets You Summer Ready With The Pyramid Workout You may not have reached the top of the mountain in the nine weeks you’ve spent doing our Workout Wednesdays, but you can go to the peak of the pyramid today. That’s because Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick is spending the final Workout…

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Arlington ISD Returns With Makerspace Activity of the Week

May 21, 2020
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Foster Librarian Andrea Garza-Santos Shows Us How Chemical Reactions Work In The Makerspace Activity of the Week This week’s makerspace activity comes from Foster Elementary librarian Andrea Garza-Santos. It’s a fizzy, colorful rainbow science experiment! Children will get a kick out of exploring this chemical change with baking soda and vinegar. Ask children what happens…

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Makerspace Activity of the Week: Origami

May 14, 2020
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Get Creative With Arlington ISD’s Makerspace Activity of the Week: Origami  This week’s makerspace activity comes from Arlington High School librarian Maryjane O’Halloran-Beane. She’ll introduce you to the fun Japanese art of origami.  Origami is from Japanese culture. Ori means folding, and kami means paper, so it is the art of paper folding. Origami is…

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Arlington ISD Workout Wednesday

Workout Wednesday: As Many Reps As Possible

May 13, 2020
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Arlington ISD’s Matt Bostick Gives Meaning To AMRAP In This Workout Wednesday Edition Last week, Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick introduced many to a new word with Tabata for Workout Wednesday. For this week’s Episode 7, Bostick is at it again. It’s AMRAP time. While it might sound like a cool phrase when…

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Arlington ISD’s Venture High School Graduates 42

May 8, 2020
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42 Graduates Will Start A New Journey Thanks To Venture High School It’s been business as usual at Venture High School even though the school year is ending in the most unusual of circumstances. Despite the school closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic, students are still graduating from Venture, the district’s high school for students…

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Art project for Mother's Day

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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