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Caught in The Web

They're caught in a web.

Flood Brook Union School, located in Londonderry, Vermont, is definitely having fun! Their website is colorful and inviting. The school seems to be using the web to meet several goals. Everyone knows that access to the web equals access to a wealth of information. Flood Brook's website offers users an organized table of recommended resources. They are also using the web to publicize information about the school, including notes from meetings of the school board. Are they having fun yet? Well, maybe, but the most fun seems to be happening in the classrooms.

In Mrs. Westlund's first grade class, for example, the students are publishing their stories about exciting times and their stories about Balto, a famous dog.

In Mrs. Pfister's sixth grade class, you can click on an alien to find out what's happening in science class or try a slice of "pi" in math class. The students are also digesting a book, called "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry."

One of the sixth grade students, Cody, has published a comprehensive investigation about Glaciers on the Flood Brook School's website. Another student, Dylan, has published a collection of poetry.

"The Garden Girls," AKA Elise, Joanna, Maisie, and Molly, have created a unique guide called How to Design A Perennial Bed. Another team of students have filed their Commanders Reports from outer space. Both groups demonstrate tremendous creativity and enthusiasm for learning. It sure looks like they're having fun!

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