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All students in grades 5 and 6 will be participating in a long-term research project with Mrs. Wood. Students will develop their own essential questions and use a variety of research and citation tools in EdTech and Library classes to gain greater knowledge and understanding of their topics. Students will also produce an original product to educate their peers and parents.
8th graders are learning STEAM principles by designing floor plans of their homes and of our school withTInkerCAD. Through the process of trial and error, students are coaching their peers and exploring new ways to use their creative abilities and tech skills.
Students in grades 7 and 8 will be using NoodleTools to help them keep track of their sources as they participate in various research projects throughout the school year. The new and improved NoodleTools links directly to students' G-Suite accounts, which allows them to seamlessly export their work to Google Docs and collaborate with their peers. These students are developing into skilled lifelong learners with a view to respecting intellectual property and demonstrating digital citizenship.
Grade 2 students are learning the process of digital storytelling with Clicker 6. Students write, illustrate, and record their own stories centering of classroom themes, such as seasons, friendship, and growing up.
Mrs. Ross' fourth grade students are collectively building their knowledge of the United States by researching the five regions and each student is exploring a state of their choice. Students will learn about the climate, industry, and culture of their state and demonstrate their understanding by creating digital presentations with Google Slides and Drawings. Mrs. Angelone's students in grade 5 will create original brochures to highlight specific features of their states.