Mrs. Power is our fifth grade teacher. We think she is pretty amazing. We had a chat with her to learn about how she feels about teaching. Happy Listening!
Reported by, Brooke, Garrett, and Valentina
We thought it might be helpful to have a video teachers can use to help explain to their students what to do when the fire alarm goes off at school. So, we created this video using our new video app called TouchCast. We are still learning how to use this new app. Happy Viewing!
Created and produced by: Angelina, Kelly, Margaret and Schuyler
Rob Surette and his Hero Art came to our school. What an amazing and inspiring presentation. We had a quick interview with Mr. Surette to learn more. We hope you have an opportunity to see his performance and art. You can see some of his art on his website. Happy Listening!
Reported by Sophie C., Bryan, Grant, and Matt. T.
On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the fifth graders were introduced to the Cry Innocent performance from Salem, Massachusetts. What was it like then, why did the witch trials happen? We hope you enjoy our conversation with the actors of Cry Innocent.
Reported by Bella, Alexander, Anthony, and Antonio
This summer, on August 21, 2017, North America will see a Total Solar Eclipse. We created and produce a short view explaining why, when and where this will occur. Also included are “how to” directions to make a viewer safely see this phenomenon.
Reported by Alia and Emma
This year, two new teachers, in grades Kindergarten and First Grade, joined our school. Mrs. Parker, is a new kindergarten teacher and new to teaching; Ms Cipolla is new to our first grade team. We trust you enjoy our talk with both these teachers.
Reported by Jonathan, Mason, Sawyer and Andrew
We were curious about how MCAS exams all came about and how it all works at Chickering School. We had a chat with our Assistant Principal, Dr. Reinemann, to find out. We hope you enjoy listing to our conversation about MCAS.
Reported by Anne Marie, Aubrey, Bridget and Nicholas
Who fired the first shot at Lexington, in the Colony of Massachusetts on April 19, 1775? was just one of many questions the fifth grade students tried to solve on their visit to Lexington and Concord.
We borrowed some photos and video taken by one of the fifth grade teachers, Mr. Wadness and by some of his students. We hope you enjoy this brief visit.
Reported by Angus, Freddie and Liam
This is an update from our fall blog post about our new art installation by Joshua Winer, an artist from Wellesley, Massachusetts. It’s a mosaic and mobile installation depicting Mindfulness.
Mr. Harte, our technology teacher took time lapse photography using an iPad with the app called Frameographer. He kindly let us use his video. We are using TouchCast to create our video.
We hope you enjoyed our first use of video and green screen.
by James and Iris