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 […]
All of the classrooms in the Mathematics Department of the New Providence School District (grades 5-12) are currently fitted with SMART Boards and an attached computer. As an additional tool, ten CD-ROMs that contain SMART Notebook Math Tools can combine all the tools that teachers need to switch between multiple software applications seamlessly so that math becomes more engaging and understandable. The […]
SmartMusic is a program that enhances instrumental music by integrating technology. This grant provides two laptops and subscriptions so students can read music off the computer, while using a microphone to record their progress. After they have played a selection, the computer will highlight mistakes so the student can review and make corrections.
The social skills program is one that helps students learn skills necessary for making and keeping friends, managing feelings, and social problem solving. This grant will add a Wii, an interactive gaming system, to the program. The growth and learning part is that when playing with other people we are forced to use appropriate language, […]
With this grant, the fifth and sixth grade science classes will each have two trinocular microscopes. This microscope allows the teacher to assist students in their observations of microscope samples. Students look through a binocular (double) eyepiece while the teacher can use a monocular eyepiece at the same time. These microscopes bring state of the […]