South Orangetown Central School District

The SOCSD Science Leadership Team met in a K-12 forum to discuss changes to enhance curriculum and the New York State assessments. The meeting opened with a challenge for team members: Build a sound-proof case for a cell phone. Science Instructional Coaches Brian Newburger and Samantha Levine chose this activity because sound and waves are studied in grades 1, 4, 6, and in high school physics. Teachers discussed how to modify the activity to fit other areas of study and adapt the project to their specific grade level… Continue reading Dr. Culot’s blog.