The COVID pandemic has not only changed the way students learn; it changed where they learn, as safety protocols call for them to stay in one classroom throughout the day.
Physical Education class is always a favorite of elementary school students because they get to play games and exercise. Now, there’s another reason to love it: while outdoors students can take a break from wearing their masks.
Teacher Leslie Newman and teaching assistant Janis DiBernardo were cheerful and easygoing as they welcomed kindergartners to orientation at Todd Elementary today.
You may remember a story from a few months ago about Todd Elementary School fourth grader teacher Christina Hurley and how she incorporates mindfulness in the classroom to online learning. Now that school is back in session she is back to doing live mindfulness activities for both her in-class students as well as her virtual students. School started on Tuesday with orientation and Ms. Hurley made sure the students had a smooth transition.
Todd fifth graders recently had a virtual end-of year celebration for their Video Book Talk Club. They watched videos made by the students themselves and even got a shout-out from two famous authors!
The results are in! Students in grades three, four and five at Todd Elementary recently participated in the Mathfax math endeavor with great success. The national program, which is open to all students in those grades, was supervised by Todd teachers Shelly Graham and Cindy Yaeger.