Author Archives: Kim Fogarty

Summer Reading Comes Alive

Project learning linked to summer reading is a terrific way to hit the ground running when the new school year starts.  As a summer reading assignment, 4th grade boys read their choice of a number of “Who Was” series biographies … Continue reading

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Fraction (Stop-motion) Action in First Grade

Rita Edelman’s first graders really got into fractions last week by making stop-motion animated movies demonstrating their understanding of fractions of a group.  The movies were made on iPads using an app titled, MyCreate.  For this project, boys worked with … Continue reading

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4th Grade Egyptian Tourism Podcasts

        Mrs. Maiurano’s fourth grade classes used their iPads this month to make podcasts using the iMovie app.  As part of a foreign country study, students conducted research to learn about, and then build, Egyptian landmarks.  With partners, they planned … Continue reading

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First Graders Inspired by Augmented Reality

Things got lively in first grade this week as students got a first hand introduction to a technology known as augmented reality, which you have to see to believe.  If you’ve ever shopped for LEGOs at the large Toys R … Continue reading

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