We’ve got the scoop on Scoop Powerball! Todd third graders in Christine Elliott and Robin Difeo’s classes recently played Scoop Powerball in physical education class and had a blast tossing balls and scoring points.
Ready, set, go! The Action-Based Learning Lab is back in action at Todd Elementary School. And no one is more excited than physical education teacher Rob Higle Jr.
It is hard to believe that less than six months ago they were only second graders, but students in Lisa Cerrato and Christine Elliott’s third grade class are now writing full-page essays, complete with introduction and conclusion and beautiful handwriting, to boot.
Award-winning children’s author Erin Entrada Kelly visited Todd Elementary fourth and fifth graders this month sharing her writing process, answering questions about her books and giving a mini character-development writing session.
Drawing on a range of disciplines, fourth graders in Christina Hurley’s class created a project in honor of World Kindness Day which took place on November 13.
The project involved creating a kindness poem as well as a mini poster using a quote and a selfie. Students used technology, SEL (social emotional learning) and poetry skills to complete the assignment.
Todd Kindergartners recently had the opportunity to look at a fire truck and to learn fire safety skills at a presentation from the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department.
Volunteer firefighters presented age-appropriate guidelines on what to do in case there is a fire in the house, especially if it occurs in the middle of the night.