Friday, 23 December 2016

Grade 1SC Human Body Bookcreator Project

As a culminating activity to their Science unit on the human body, students in Mrs. Wislesky's Grade 1 class in the south campus created digital books on the function of different organs. They created their work using a combination of audio, text and visual elements in the Book Creator iPad app. Here are some samples:

Thursday, 22 December 2016

3B's Chanukah Padlet

As an assessment for learning, students in Morah Galit's Grade 3 class created a Padlet board. The students had a chance to collaborate, discuss and write what they recall about the holiday of Chanukah. This information was used to drive the learning forward.
Made with Padlet

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Stopmotion Animations

As a culminating task for their flight unit, students in Ms. Goldenberg's Grade 6 class chose a flying object and learned about how it uses the forces of flight to fly.  They then expressed what they learned in the form of a stopmotion animation video.  Students reseached, designed and then created their videos on the iPad.  Here are some samples of their work.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Collaborative E-book with Google Slides

Students in Mrs. Miller's Grade 5 class worked collaboratively to create an e-book on different structures around the world.  Using the Google Slides app on the iPad, each student was assigned some slides to contribute information and pictures to.  Check out this fantastic piece!

Monday, 19 December 2016

7G Mystery Hangout

Students in Mr. Savage's 7G Social Studies class enjoyed a fun mystery Google Hangout with a middle school class located in Billerica, Massachusettes. Using geography-based questions and Google Maps, the girls enjoyed gathering clues to try and guess the mystery location of the other class.

Sunday, 18 December 2016

Animating Still Photos with Chatterpix

Morah Ariella's Kitah Alef classes are continuing to learn how to use the iPad in a variety of creative ways. Here are some samples of their work using Chatterpix - bringing still photos to life - just in time for Chanukah!

Friday, 9 December 2016

Chanukah Vocabulary Fun with Shadow Puppet

Students in Morah Ariella's Kitah Alef class are learning vocabulary for Chanukah! Students created their own flashcards and then took pictures of their work to create short videos using the recording and drawing features in the Shadow Puppet EDU app.  

Check out their adorable videos below!

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Hour of Code @ Netivot

This week (December 5-9), students and teachers around the world will participate in the Hour of Code.  This is a global event designed to introduce students to computer science and provide them with an opportunity to learn the basics of coding. 

#Netivot students in SK to Grade 8 will participate in a one hour introduction to coding either on an online platform or the iPad.  This introduction is geared to engage students with coding and ignite their curiosity to continue exploring it independantly.  

Some of the resources we will use include Kodable, Tynker, and Scratch.  

Chanukah Fun with JI Tap

Students in Morah Chana's Kitah Alef South are so excited for Chanukah!  They used the JI Tap app on the iPad to create a digital poster related to either the story of Chanukah or the customs of the holiday.  In addition to this, each student added an audio component to their poster by singing their favourite Chanukah song.

Check out their amazing creations!

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Grade 2 Animal Research Projects

Students in Ms. Rewald's Grade 2 class are learning about animals in different regions of the world.   The first part of this process involves researching facts about an animal of their choice using different mediums.  Using key words and a list of questions, students used the iPads to gather important facts about an animal of their choice.  Once their research is complete, students will create a presentation using text, audio and visual components in a presentation app of their choice.  Stay tuned! 

Seesaw Learning Journal

Students in Morah Ariella's Kitah Alef classes are learning to identify Hebrew colours.  Using the video and drawing features in the SeeSaw Learning Journal iPad app, students created short videos to practice saying the colours  and identifying them in a picture.  Here are some samples of their work.  

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Internet Safety Tips from our Grade 5 Students

Students in Grade 5 have been learning about the different ways they can be safe online.  As a follow-up to a social networking safety session with Paul Davis, students used Google Drawings to create internet safety flyers with some important tips on staying safe online.

The printed posters are displayed outside the Grade 5 classrooms on the second floor.

Here is a glimpse of some thoughtful tips below:

Tishrei Holidays

Students in Morah Galit's Kitah Gimmel class have been busy at work learning about the holidays in Tishrei. For Rosh Hashana, students used the iPads to collaborate on a class Lino board to brainstorm customs and traditions. Please scan the QR code below to access their canvas.

In honour of Sukkot, students used Jewish Interactive's JI Studio program to create some beautiful Sukkah decorations. Check out some of their designs below.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Grade 3 End of Year Project - The Important Book

As part of their culminating activities for this school year, students in Mrs. Schwartz's Grade 3 class read The Important Book, by Margaret Wise Brown.

The class brainstormed what was important about 3C and compiled a list of what made the class unique.  Each student had the opportunity to create a digital page on the Book Creator App with what was important to them.  Here is the final version of their book.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Grade 1SC Voicethread Presentations

Students in Morah Chana's Grade 1 class in the South Campus used the iPad to create Voicethread presentations about Eilat.  Each presentation combined text, images and voice to depict fun facts and major tourist attractions in the city. 

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

3rd Annual Technology Showcase

Yasher Koach and congratulations to the hard-working Netivot students, staff and administration upon the great success of Monday evening's 3rd Annual Technology Showcase: An Evening of Innovation!

Teachers and students masterfully demonstrated the various technologies they are using in their classrooms. Attendees were very well informed and inspired by the hands-on and interactive demos. Parents especially loved seeing how technology is enhancing the classroom experience, as well as the overview of the educational technology program at Netivot.

Thank you to all the parents, friends and family who gave of their time and attended Monday night's event, making our 3rd Annual Tech Night such a success. We are already looking forward to the next year's program!
Check out this video of Edtech highlights from the 2015-2016 academic year!

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Managing Data with Google Forms

As a component of their data management unit, students in Grade 4 learned how to use Google Forms to create and administer a survey to their classmates.  Each student chose a survey question to ask members of the class and used a Google Form to gather the data.   Grade 4 members of tech club, used the Screencastify Chrome extension to create a screencast explaining how this is done.

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Using Chrome Extensions for Real Life Math Applications

As a component of their Measurement unit in math, students in 6G learned about how to calculate the area and perimeter of different types of shapes.  We discussed real life applications of area and perimeter and how useful this knowledge can be when we grow up.  Using the Floorplanner Chrome extension, students designed their dream house.  They calculated the area and perimeter of the different rooms using the formulas they learned in class.   Finally, the used the Screencastify extension to record a screencast explanation of their work.   

Check out some samples of their work below:

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Procedures with Piccollage

Grade 1 students in Mrs. Indech's class worked collaboratively in pairs to depict the procedure of getting ready to go home using the Piccollage app on the iPad.  Students worked together to decide on what the 4 most important steps are in their procedure, staged and took pictures of each step, and then used key procedural vocabulary to depict each stage.

Check out some samples of their work below:

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Fun with Stop motion Animations

Tech club students in Grades 4 and 5 had lots of fun experimenting with stop motion animations. Stopmotion is an animation technique that displays a still object in a moving sequence, giving the illusion that the object is actually moving.  Using a series of pictures, their imaginations and the Stopmotion Studio app on the iPad, students created some fun animations.

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Exploring Digital Creativity Using Everyday Objects

In preparation for Purim,  students in Morah Tova's SK class created characters from the Megillah using Hanoch Piven's Faces iMake app. Students explored a gallery of everyday objects and used their imaginations to design a face for the characters in the Megillah.  For more information on Piven's interesting artistic talent and work, check out his website at

Here are samples of their masterpieces:


Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Procedural Writing with Book Creator

Students in Ms. Pick's 1B class are learning to write procedures. They are using the Book Creator app to depict the steps of a procedure of their choice through the use of text, graphics and audio components.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Meet Members of our Grade 4/5 Tech Club

Tech Club students in Grade 4 and 5 used Adobe Voice to create a video presentation introducing themselves.  Check out their amazing videos below.

One of our students loved using the app so much, she used it to create an advertisement for her father's business.  Here it is:

Friday, 11 March 2016

Grade 5 Human Body Canva Posters

As a culminating task to their Human Body science unit, students in Grade 5 researched the different systems in our body.  They designed beautiful digital posters using Canva,  an online graphic design platform.

Check out their creations below: