The Social Studies Department, as part of its professional learning community and peer review project, is working to create teacher resources that are aligned with the new standards and reflect the new 21st century skills. The addition of two interactive SMART Boards will enhance the instruction for almost 500 students each day and will make […]
iPads are the teaching tool of the future. This grant provides 3 iPads as a complement to other teaching resources in Salt Brook’s 5th grade classrooms. The goal is to foster independence and self-motivation. Students have designated times to work on programs using research, geographical references, maps, and websites, as well as grammar practice and reading resources.
Four document cameras were purchased; two for each elementary school. These cameras project and enlarge items so that everyone in the class can easily view them at the same time. They can be used for studying photographs, artwork and illustrations and for viewing the illustrations and the text for a book being read aloud. In addition they allow the sharing/examining of […]
This grant will help establish a classroom supply center to help maximize instructional time. The items in the supply center will be: pens, pencils, paper, highlighters, rulers, and other academic necessities. History has shown that students transitioning from elementary school struggle with the responsibilities of being prepared while moving from class to class. This can […]
The funds for this grant will be used for an interactive Social Studies simulation conducted with the freshman class. During the program, the students will explore the causes and effects of the environmental challenges facing the world today. The activities are coordinated by members of Educational Information and Resource Center (EIRC), a New Jersey public […]