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Moving my blog
Posted on January 3, 2015 at 3:01 pm by and

My blog is moving back to:

emscanvas.blogspot.com

I hope to see you there!

The Travelers
Creative Commons License Photo Credit: Nathan Rupert via Compfight

Happy Birthday to Me
Posted on October 10, 2014 at 10:40 am by and

My birthday is next month, but this year I don’t want any gifts. I am going to raise $1000 for the Dircio Rivera family and maybe some others too in Mexico. I am raising money for them because they don’t have that much money to make a home, so the money I raise will help them to have a house.

Make Your Birthday Really Matter from 1MISSION on Vimeo.

I will need your help. You can help by donating or letting others know about it.

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Me helping build a house in Mexico

Have you ever needed help?

Have you ever helped someone else?

Digital Citizenship
Posted on March 22, 2014 at 7:52 pm by and tagged

Be safe on the Internet by not giving away personal information.

Are you safe with your personal information?

Is there any other personal information you should keep safe?

Be respectful on the Internet because if you are not it might hurt someone’s feelings and they might think you are a cyber bully.

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Have you ever hurt anyone’s feelings?

Do you think about empathy?

I wrote this post for Student Blogging Challenge #3.

About my state
Posted on March 15, 2014 at 5:53 pm by and

I live in Arizona, in the USA. I’m going to tell you about my state seal.

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If you look in the picture you can see miner, fields, the orchards, on the right side there is cattle, and behind the mountains there’s a sun rising. These are all the five Cs in our state seal.

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If you are wondering what the miner means, it means he mines for metal. The metal is copper. The fields give us cotton, and cotton makes clothes. The orchards grow fruit. The fruit makes us grow and be healthy. On the right side there is cows, and the cows is the cattle, which gives us milk and meat. The sun rising behind the hills gives us sunlight.

Arizona State Seal from Wikipedia and Public Domain

Different state seals looks very different than others. For example, the California one looks different than the Arizona one because it has different features. Arizona has five Cs.

5 C by Em

What’s your state seal?

What do you like about the Arizona State Seal?

Why do you think the state seals have different features?

This post was written for the Student Blogging Challenge #2

Helping the Homeless
Posted on October 17, 2013 at 8:50 pm by and

I am sad for other people that are homeless. It’s because they have to live out in the rain and they have to stay really wet and they have almost nothing. But, there’s mostly people in there that doesn’t have homes in New York City. It’s really sad for them. Click on play below (or click here) to hear me share.

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Photo Credit: Ed Yourdon via Compfight cc

Helping the Homeless Here are some ways we help homeless people and people who don’t have a lot of things:

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1. Have a canned food drive.

2. Send gifts to kids through Operation Christmas Child so they get things for Christmas.

3. Help 1Mission by building house or raising money.

My1Mission from 1Mission on Vimeo.

Have you ever been to 1Mission?

How do you help the homeless?

Places I Like to Visit in the USA
Posted on September 15, 2013 at 3:02 pm by and

I’m sharing great vacation places in the USA.

Make your own slide show at Animoto.

Try our slideshow maker at Animoto. My video link.

You can view my Google Maps.

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 Have you been to these places?

What do you like about these places?

Scoop Dig Scoop Dig — Fun at the Beach
Posted on July 7, 2013 at 10:15 pm by and

Scoop scoop. Dig dig. That’s what I do with the sand when I go to the beach to look for sand crabs. I go to where the waves crash into the sand then I scoop up wet sand into my hand and wait to see if it tickles. If it does, there’s probably sand crabs.

I was at the beach again today with my friends and tried something different. I went closer to the ocean and dug a hole in the sand, then when the ocean waves moved in, I’d dig my hands under the sand and pulled out the sand. I’d slowly move the sand away to see if there’s any sand crabs — and there were lots!

Scoop, dig, scoop, dig — that’s the fun I had today at the beach looking for sand crabs with my friends.

Have you ever caught or seen sand crabs before?

Did they scare you or tickle you?

Tide Pools
Posted on March 17, 2013 at 1:53 pm by and tagged

I love going to the beach. I love the tide pools because you can find sand dollars in there. I found two whole sand dollars and pieces of others. The ones I kept were already dead, and found an alive one. The alive one is green. When they are dead, they are white or grey. Star fish and snails eat the sand dollars.

Have you ever found sand dollars at the beach?

What do you like to do at the beach?

I wrote this post for the Student Blogging Challenge #2.

I updated the post with a Creative Commons Image from Compfight for Student Blogging Challenge #4.

The beach at high tide. When it’s low tide, there are lots of tide pools!

My sand dollars.

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Creative Commons License Photo Credit: sarowen via Compfight

>From Seed to Flower
Posted on February 8, 2013 at 4:01 pm by and

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I plant lots of seeds at my Grandma and Grandpa’s house. They are farmers and grow lots of plants. I love planting too. 

I made this to show you about growing flowers.


I really like this video about a seed too. My mom says I can’t put it on my blog because it has a copyright. So you should click on it to watch it.

Did you ever plant a seed?
Did you get to see it grow?
Do you plant with your Grandma or family?
>Em’s Edublog Nominations
Posted on November 24, 2012 at 7:39 pm by and

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Best Librarian’s Blog: Bulldog Readers Blog


I love Pete the Cat, and so does Mrs. Hembree. She shares about Pete the Cat a lot on her blog. She always has great books, that’s why I love her blog.

Best Ed Tech / Resource Sharing Blog: 

I love Ms. Terrell’s blog because she always gives my mom good ideas for apps I’d like. They always end up being my favorites. 

Lifetime Achievement: Miss W

Miss W gives really good comments on my blog. My mom says she does that to lots of good blogs all over the world. She does so much. She should get this award.
Best New Blog: Blogging Bobcats

I went to their blog because it was talking about the earth, and I like to help the earth. I love how Mrs. Fraher writes back to me in the comments.


I love Mrs. Fraher’s blog. She writes about things that I am interested in. For example, in her last post she wrote about scorpions. Sometimes my brother and I go out at night with a black light to find scorpions. Here’s one hiding in the rocks:

Best Student Blog: Thinking About

I go to this blog a lot. I love it because Ethan writes about the things I like too. I like taking polls and he has a lot of polls on his blog.

Best Administrator’s Blog: This and That

My mom likes this blog, and I see her read it. I like it because I like Mr. Castelhano, and I like the pictures, especially the one of the apple.


Best Mobile App: PBS Kids

This is my favorite app because it has lots of different videos, songs, and fun things for me to do. I learn too! 

Best Educational Use of a Social Network: 

I love the Student Blogging Challenge. Even though I don’t write that many posts during the challenge, it’s because I am still learning to read and write. I love the challenge because it gives me ideas, and it lets me make new blogging friends. 
Miss W & me. Miss W writes the Student Challenges.
Now you know my favorites. Who are your favorites?

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