Category Archives: Featured App

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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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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EdTech and PBL in 6th Grade Language Arts

Sixth graders were challenged to explore the problem “How can a picture tell a story?” Boys took photographs on their orientation trip to Crane Beach, and selected one from the group pool they felt embodied their experience that day.  Boys … Continue reading

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Fessy EdTech Round Up

Ninth grade English students played with GoAnimate, creating animated screenplays based on the concept of conflict and resolution. Upper School Spanish students designed graphic novels via Pixton. Upper School English students used Pixton to storyboard a scene from Oedipus Rex.

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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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Featured App: MaKey MaKey

Gifts came early this year to Programming and Robotics, six “MaKey MaKey’s”  

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