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Integration of Success Skills: Advancing our Strategic Coherence Plan

Integration of Success Skills: Advancing our Strategic Coherence Plan

September 18, 2018 As you know, our focus on integrating success skills (aka 21st century academic and social emotional skills: critical thinking, collaboration/communication, adaptability, perseverance and civic responsibility) into curriculum, instruction,...

Protecting Our Schools Legislation–Advocacy Campaign

June 4, 2018 Dear Brewster Community, The New York State Senate passed the Protecting Our Schools Legislation, which provides funding to Districts to pay for School Resource Officers, increase mental health services and enhance school safety. The New York State...

PhET Simulations

PhET Simulations

PhET Simulations provide rich engaging learning activities for students that conveniently model real world experiences. These resources were originally developed for physics, but the offerings now include most science disciplines as well as many math topics....

Google Expeditions

Google Expeditions

The Google Expedition app in addition to its traditional Virtual Reality (VR) offerings now includes it's Augmented Reality (AR) Pioneer content. Both Wells Middle School and CV Starr Elementary School hosted representative from Google this year during the development...

Embedding Slides and Sheets in Docs

Embedding Slides and Sheets in Docs

Google Docs now allows users to embed content from both Sheets and Slides into that a Doc. In the content is changed on the original source, users in the dock will be prompted to update the embedded items to reflect those changes. This functionality is very helpful in...