The Listening Center consists of a table, CD player with headsets and a variety of audio books. These audio books not only expose students to a variety of genres including poems, fiction, non-fiction, music, and nursery rhymes, but also are effective in improving concentration, comprehension and pronunciation skills. Listening Centers promote fluency and increase comprehension as well as provide students with strong […]
This grant gives 6th graders a program that provides real life experiences to see and interact with real life simple machines. They will have an opportunity to manipulate simple machines and learn from hands on discovery how machines such as pulleys and levers make work easier. Mathematical calculations are also introduced into the program so students can collect and analyze […]
The QAR program consists of Language Arts/Reading Comprehension Kits used in differentiated instruction in 3rd – 6th grades. The program has shown improvement in higher-level thinking skills and the ability to ask thoughtful questions about the reading process and comprehension. This program showed great success at Salt Brook and this grant allows it to be implemented at Allen W. Roberts.
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 […]
The greenhouse provides the entire student body at Allen W. Roberts with the opportunity to grow plant life and to experiment during all 10 months of the school year, regardless of weather. Students are able to learn and understand the relationships between plant growth and sunlight, water, and nutrients. Educating students about solar energy, plant growth and recycling empowers them to learn […]