It’s a Promethean Learning World! Some SmartBoards have been replaced with touch screen interactive “Promethean” Boards this year. Last year a pilot program began to test various boards, and slowly the classrooms are being introduced to these interactive touchscreen boards that no longer cast shadows or use a projector, and they have 180-degree visibility no matter where students sit.
Growth Mindset has been a large part of learning in the elementary schools, using grit and not having fear of failure to change how you think. Here, Lloyd Harbor second graders in Ms. Rivera's class were challenged to "change your words...change your mindset." Instead of negative words expressing thoughts like "I can't do math," or "this is too hard," students changed their mindsets to say . . .
Lloyd Harbor 4th Graders treated their parents and guests to a culminating musical performance celebrating their learning of Colonial Day times. Under the direction of music teacher, Leah Martin, students sang, danced and played instruments, as well as regaled us with all kinds of Colonial Day knowledge. The costumes were amazing, and afterward students . . .
Lloyd Harbor & West Side School continued their Colonial Day celebrations this fall making tin lanterns and cross stitching under the tutelage of educator, Joan McGee, from Preservation Long Island. Students also had the opportunity to visit the Lloyd Manor House learning how . . .
West Side fourth graders in Ms. Levesque’s class researched “Storms & Extreme Weather.” Topics included hurricanes, tsunamis, tornados, blizzards and more! This non-fiction reading unit culminated in a flip-grid presentation to share their knowledge with fellow classmates. Flip grid is a fun application that . . .
Lincoln Center Education continued their collaboration with the elementary schools this fall, seen here visiting West Side School rehearsing scenes for “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Educator, Barbara Klein, led the charge providing elaborate costumes, scripts, and backdrops for these 6th graders as they prepared during their week-long Shakespeare experience bringing this great work of art to life.
Thank you to the cast and crew of Music Man Jr. at West Side School for a fabulous performance! Principal, Michael Loughran, expressed his pride for these 5th & 6th graders for their hard work and dedication...and he loved the singing and dancing to catchy songs like "Shapoopie!" Thank you to the West Side School Theater Association for . . .
6:00 PM **GPFA Grade K Family Fun Night