makerspace activities

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 activities

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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Art project for Mother's Day

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 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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Arlington ISD Workout Wednesday

Finish The Month Stronger With An All New Episode Of Workout Wednesday We’re wrapping up our first month of Workout Wednesdays with Duff Elementary teacher Matt Bostick today, and the physical education teacher is ramping things up. In earlier episodes, Bostick focused on exercises like the squat and the plank. Those exercises are featured in…

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Arlington ISD Workout Wednesday

Workout Wednesday Returns With Another Body-Moving Episode During COVID-19 Shutdown   Workout Wednesdays began with Duff Elementary teacher Matt Bostick moving you around with four all-body exercises. In Week 2, Bostick introduced you to the burpee, an exercise some of you may not want to see again. In this episode of Workout Wednesday, Bostick is…

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Arlington ISD Workout Wednesday

Arlington ISD’s Matt Bostick and Anthony Andro Get You Moving with Workout Wednesday In Episode 1 of Workout Wednesdays, Duff Elementary physical education teacher Matt Bostick focused on four exercises that had people moving all around. Episode 2 has one focus: the burpee. Just the name can strike fear into some as the exercise works…

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5 ways to explore the world from home

Arlington ISD Has Ways You Can See The World Virtually Are you ready to continue exploring the world without even leaving home? We’re back with a local edition of fun sites to check out after you’ve finished your daily work via the Arlington ISD At-Home Learning Hub. Explore away! River Legacy Park and River Legacy…

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Arlington teachers using technology

Cool instead of crazy. That’s the way Crow Leadership Academy principal Jamie MacDougall described the feelings students have when they get online for video calls with their teachers. It makes sense. With schools in the Arlington ISD closed for now, social distancing the norm and Tarrant County under a Stay Home, Work Safe order, some…

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