The top two winners from each class are now in the Middle School Favorite Valentine Hearts final! Review the winners from each class (click on image to see a larger version) and then vote for your favorite!
Add a reply to this post and talk about why you think these sites have set 13 as the age where you are allowed to set up your own account? Do you think it is fair that you are either not allowed to use an Internet site or must be supervised on the site until you are 13 years old? Why or why not? Make sure you reply in complete sentences using proper grammar and spelling.
Take a look at the infographic below (click on it for a larger image) and then add a reply to this post and answer the following questions:
- What is plagiarism?
- Why does plagiarism and academic honesty matter?
- How could plagiarism effect your life and the lives of others?
Courtesy of: Schools.com
Each year billions of Conversation Hearts are sold for Valentine’s Day. Since food and computers don’t mix, St. Martin’s 7th graders created their own High Tech version of conversation hearts! Please visit each of the 7th graders High-Tech Hearts posts below and then vote for your favorite High-Tech Conversation Hearts. If you are a St. Martin’s 7th Grader, vote for your favorite that are NOT yours! If you are using Google Chrome as your browser, you may get a security warning about insecure content; it is okay to load the content.
Our High-Tech Hearts
We have talked about the fact that what you post online is often much more public than you might intend it to be. Read this article and/or view this video about a teen who was thrust into the national spotlight because of a joking comment she made on Twitter.
What do you think about this? Do you think this was a private or public matter? Do you think the Governor’s office overreacted? Would you have apologized if this had been you? How private do you think things that you post online are? Add a comment on this post and voice your opinion.
Visit your ePortfolio site and check out the assignments that you completed in the first semester to decide which was your favorite. Don’t forget that creating your ePortfolio site was also a first semester assignment!
Decide which was your favorite and add a reply to this post telling me which was your favorite and why. Use only your first name and do not enter an email address. Remember to use complete sentences and proper grammar and spelling.