All projects hosted at ProjectsByJen can be aligned to a variety of Common Core, State, and NETS standards.
These projects are student tested and student approved!

 

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JEN'S FAVORITE PROJECTS

O.R.E.O. Project
Annual project which helps
students
use math skills

(average, tally,
mean/median/mode,

estimation, etc)
2013 – Stacking
2012 – Stacking
2011 – Stacking
2010 – Stacking
2009 – Stacking
2008 – Stacking
2007 – Stacking
2006 – Stacking
2005 – Measurement
2004 – Double Stuf II
2003 – Double Stuf
2002 – Stacking
2001 – Dunking
2000 – Survey
1999 – Survey

 

Shoesless and Bark 2005, S&B 2006 &, S&B 2012, S&B 2013
We celebrate the travels of

Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery. (Traveling buddy project)

 

Picture It Project
Students are introduced to a famous artist. A replica of their work is sectioned into 24 pieces. Each classroom is responsible for coloring one section and sharing with their group of 23 other classrooms!

Artist 2014 – VanGogh
Artist 2013 – Mondrian
Artist 2012 – Monet

 

GOOD DEED DOERS
Classrooms are invited to join this project and share how they are making a difference in their homes, their school, their community, their state, and their world!!

 

 

LITERATURE PROJECTS
Charlotte’s Web 2006 and 2012
Students around the USA and Canada (and their teachers) created ONLINE representations of the book, Charlotte’s Web. We wikied, blogged, photoshared, webpaged, and more!

 

D.C. Ducks -
As Jennifer walked by the TV, she heard about a duck that had laid her eggs in front of the Treasury Department in Washington, DC. Within 2 days, 115 classrooms were participating in this ONCE IN A LIFETIME project!

 

The Incredible Journey
3 beanie babies traveled the USA and Canada and helped students learn about their surroundings!

 

Happy Birthday, Green Eggs & Ham –
A wonderful time was had by all as we had a great time intertwining a classic favorite into our classrooms. Voicethreads, skype conversations, and more were created!!

 

Where The Wild Things Went
Animals, verbs, and “continue the story” activities made this project educationally fun!

 

SEASONAL PROJECTS
HOLIDAY CARD EXCHANGE
Classrooms exchange
hand-created cards with 23 other classrooms around the world. Themes have included: Mittens, Trees, Hats & Scarves, Snowmen, Snowglobes, Gingerbread Men, and more!
2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

 

St. Patrick’s Day Project
PreK – 3rd Grade
Using the contents of a Lucky Charms box, students will learn to sort, classify, and graph.
2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

 

Pumpkin Seed Project
PreK- 3rd Grade
Using the contents of a Pumpkin, students will learn to count in twos, fives, tens and also learn about the life-cycle of a pumpkin.
2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

 

MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS

Dear Friend -
Thousands of students came to the aid of victims of Katrina!

 

Dear Soldier -
USA students send letters of encouragement to our troops!

 

Everyone Counts -
Students around the USA learned about the upcoming 2010 census in a fun, creative way.

 

From Me to You -
Mail project to celebrate Valentine’s Week.

 

How Bout Them Apples -
We welcomed in a new school year with creative math ideas with apples!

 

National Park Project
Students researched and then shared their knowledge about some of USA’s national parks, seashores, and historical landmarks.

 

Shark Bytes -
A team project with Susan Silverman as we learned all about sharks.

 

The Places We Will Go -
Geography & Google Earth work well together as students learned measuring skills

 

Weather Or Not — Classrooms shared about their weather using the app “Kids Journal”

 

The Wright Stuff -
Students around the USA learned about flight as we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers flight.