Category Archives: Project Based Learning

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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Lego Robotics Summer Program @Fessy

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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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6th Grade Cross Curricular Project Kicks off with Hands-on Field Trip

On Friday, May 9, sixth grade students enjoyed a day of activities centered around fishing.  This field trip was designed to pique student interest and pave the path to a cross-curricular project focused on human impact on oceans, which will … Continue reading

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Music and Media Toy Factory

Toy Factory is a project where the boys create prototypes of toys that play music. They will eventually product test each toy with boys in their demographic. The toys range from potty training, to pocket dubstep machines, to snowboards that … Continue reading

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5th Grade Science Students Adapting Birds

Fifth grade science students are in the midst of considering “What makes birds survive?” One option boys can elect to explore is a Total Bird Redesign. In this option, boys select a Fessenden feeder bird and relocate it to an … Continue reading

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It’s Alive!!

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