Third graders – who coded active video games in technology specialist Claire Hollocou’s class – engaged second graders to play their original games. During the collaboration, the younger students stepped on squares that changed colors and sounds as part of games that either had a countdown, kept score or interacted with other players.
Recognizing the opportunity for improvement, taking risks to create solutions that add value or serve a need.
Acting and inspiring others to work toward a positive outcome.
Engaging in a disciplined process to deepen understanding, evaluate possibilities, or construct a reasoned judgment.
Becoming informed and acting to make an impact in small and large ways.
Fifth graders created their own 3D sculptures as part of a unit on pop art in Kendall Fousek’s art classes. Equipped with foil, tape, wood, paint and their creativity, the students were challenged to build colorful figures in motion.
As a culmination to their “Word Builders” phonics unit, first graders in teacher Emma Sheehan’s class were treated to a variety of construction-themed activities. Equipped with hard hats and neon caution bracelets, the students celebrated their achievements in their Construction Zone classroom.
Bronxville Elementary School fourth grade students from Derrick DiRienzo’s class used their collaboration skills to participate in a cup-stacking challenge. The experience was part of a hands-on activity in library media specialist Izzy Fattore’s makerspace. Throughout the process, the students were challenged to stack clear plastic cups, using only strings and rubber bands.
Second graders culled ideas from their memory, experience, knowledge and imagination to create winter wonderland paintings in Kendall Fousek’s art class.
Fourth graders have been coding their own interactive “Create Your Own Adventure” stories using Scratch, a block-based visual programming language and website.
A group of eight graduate students have been embedded in several elementary school classrooms to support students’ needs as part of the Teacher Residency program at the Bronxville School.
Fifth graders have been exploring line-based code and learning how to apply their knowledge of sequencing, loops, conditionals and functions to this new language. As part of a challenge in technology specialist Claire Hollocou’s class, the students programmed Dash robots.
Fourth graders have been learning about plant growth and development in Susan Monaco’s classes.
Mr. Joseph Mercora, Principal
914-395-0500 ext 1223
Ms. Rakiya Adams, Assistant Principal
914-395-0500 ext 1252