Wednesday, December 16, 2015

With the availability of Chromebooks and computers in the Freshman Academy classrooms, teachers have taken advantage of the opportunity to introduce Blended Learning into their instructional repertoires. Here, Science teachers, Mr. Sean Duffy and Ms. Anna Chase, explain how they are using Blended Learning to help their students excel.

Hour of Code and Beyond

Computer Programming or Coding, makes it possible for us to create computer software, apps and websites. It teaches problem-solving, creativity, and communication skills. It also helps students develop animations, interactive stories, and games through drag-and-drop code blocks.

Students at the John J. Doran School in Mrs. Assad’s computer lab are participating in the Hour of Code along with other Fall River students.
Students have received login credentials to participate in this weeks Hour of Code and plan to further their learning through other coding lessons throughout the school year. Grade 7 students are pictured with their Hour of Code certificates.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Freshman Academy Students Use Chromebooks For Graphing Project

Durfee High School Freshman Academy students in Ms. Kenney, Ms. Mota & Ms. Richardson's Algebra 1 classes recently took advantage of the newly acquired Chromebooks for an assignment on researching, analyzing and graphing different kinds of data.