Orange County Breeze
News of Northwest Orange County, CA
Southland Credit Union | You Can Join! | Find Out How

Alamitos Eye Care | Supports LAUSD, LAEF, and Youth Center Programs | 562-430-6161 | 10951 Cherry St., Los Alamitos

(Click above for more information.)

Buena Park | Save Our Parks | Yes on Measure A


January 27, 2012

Landell students compete in Orange County technology showcase

Printer-friendly version of this post Printer-friendly version of this post
Cypress School District, Landell Elementary School, technology showcase

The following information was released by the Cypress School District.

The Landell Leopards recently competed against seven other Orange County student teams at the 2011 California Student Technology Showcase, part of the Orange County Computer-Using Educators Conference.

Before being invited to the showcase, the students were interviewed and videotaped to make sure their project met rigorous standards.

A group of Landell’s finest sixth graders worked together with Miss Pfafflin to develop an innovative new way to use technology in the classroom. Their project, “The Voice Behind the Story,” used the Internet-based application to make their written stories and poems come to life.

Students first wrote and edited their own stories, then took pictures to support their story, and finally, they recorded their own voice to make their story complete. The goal is to add expression and tone to a story in which a reader may not fully grasp if just reading it silently.

Students presenting the project included Kristin Tsujimoto, Erin O’Crowley, Tyler Sultzer and Shannyn Karisawa.

Later this month, the student team will learn if they advance to the statewide conference held in Palm Springs this March. Whether they advance or not, they have learned skills to last them a lifetime.

Featured photo

Miss Pfafflin and her students with their project, “The Voice Behind the Story.” Photo courtesy of Cypress School District.

Enhanced by Zemanta

About the Author

This author is used when OC Breeze publishes news releases from other organizations.


Cypress Chamber of Commerce logo

Cypress Police detective and sketch artist to speak to Chamber on May 12

Cypress Police Department detective Deanna Hartman, who serves as a sketch artist for the department, will be the guest speaker at the Cypress Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast May 12 at the Residence Inn by Marriott (49...
by courtesy

SeaCoast Grace Church donates van to Precious Life Shelter

SeaCoast Grace Church donates van to Precious Life Shelter

SeaCoast Grace Church donates van to Precious Life Shelter. Precious Life Shelter has been blessed and gifted by SeaCoast Grace Church of Cypress. Precious Life wants to thank the entire congregation of SeaCoast Grace Church Cy...
by courtesy


Weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Today’s weather in northwest Orange County for Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Southern California, along the Los Angeles County border: A chance of drizzle before 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 5 to ...
by Katie


Subscribe to our daily overnight news summary!

Cypress Police shoulder patch

Cypress police blotter, April 27 to May 3, 2015

The items shown below are selected from the logs of the Cypress Police Department. No inference of guilt is implied in showing any item in the Cypress police blotter. April 27, 2015 Counseling – 9:47 a.m. – 5100 blo...
by Katie

Fire in an apartment complex on Graham

Fire in an apartment complex on Graham in Cypress

Smoke billowed high enough to be seen from miles away in Los Alamitos after a fire struck one of the apartment complexes in the 9590 block of Graham St. in Cypress. Numerous fire departments and police officers from neighboring...
by Katie