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Featured App: GarageBand for iPad

GarageBand for iPad is a great way to introduce music composition to a large class while using iPads. Our Music & Media class uses GarageBand for a wide array of projects.

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Drawing Inspiration from Big

Whether they knew it or not, the boys at Fessenden were putting together a familiar scene….    

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Growth of 21st Century Electives at Fessenden

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Q.E.D. Spotlight: Prosthetic Finger

Griffin is working hard to put together a programmable prosthetic finger. His Q.E.D. is to eventually create an entire programmable arm, including a hand and five fingers. Griffin’s question is, “Can I create a fully functional robotic arm?” In order … Continue reading

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The Finals of the Robot Challenge in 6th Grade Science!

The Robotics Challenge in sixth grade science came to end today with the competitions in both the excavator and race track challenges. The boys did a great job building and programming some very slick robots. The video below features the … Continue reading

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3D Printed Fessenden

The boys in Graphics and Multimedia took on a project this semester where they had to recreate the Fessenden campus using the C.A.D. program Google SketchUp. They did a great job putttin together some of the famous Fessenden landmarks, many … Continue reading

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Bird Nerds!

Mr. Banister (5th Grade Science) is starting 2014 off with a new resolution….to totally flip his classroom.  He has worked hard to have his popular bird unit totally flipped for the boys when they return from Winter Break. The boys … Continue reading

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