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Focus Group Questions

Click below for our Focus Group Questions for 2019 Technology Focus Group Questions Music Focus Group Questions Art Focus Group Questions  Physical Education Focus Group Questions 

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Mr. Tanenbaum Bikes the Erie Canal

Come follow along as Mr. Tanenbaum bikes the length of the Erie Canal from Buffalo to Albany.  It will all happen over Spring Break.  You can follow long and comment to Mr. Tanenbaum on the project blog, erie.jacobtanenbaum.com. The Erie … Continue reading

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Pollinator Plan

Here is a link to the Pollinator Plan.

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Practice Tests

Here is a link to the practice tests for New York State.

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Vote for the 5th Grade Dance Theme

Click this link to vote for the 5th Grade Dance Theme. Let us hear from you!

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Exhibit in the Tappan Library

I invite you to come by and take a look at my photography exhibit at the Tappan Library.  It is on display now through the end of March.  The photographs are located on the second floor and in the glass … Continue reading

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School Maker Faire is Here!

The SOCSD Maker Faire will take place on March 7th from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM in the Tappan Zee High School Gymnasium.  Come one, come all.  Students and parents are welcome to come that night.  You only need to register if … Continue reading

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Apps Encourage Children to make Purchases

There are a number of popular apps and games which enable children to use their parents credit cards to make purchases within the program.  Take a look at this New York Times article which describes both the problem, and what … Continue reading

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The Importance of Boredom

With all the technology in their lives, today’s children never need to be bored, right? Well it turns out, maybe they do. Parents, the New York Times has a wonderful article on the importance of boredom in children’s lives. It … Continue reading

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DaVinci Resolve in the 5th Grade

5th Graders are creating videos using Ipads and they are editing using DaVinci Resolve on the PC.  Resolve is a professional level video editor that can be downloaded for free on either Windows or Mac.  Here is the link to … Continue reading

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