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Broad Street Elementary School - Best Practices Education Technology

4th Grade Students at Broad Street research New Jersey History

4th Grade New Jersey Project

Objective:  To create a multimedia slideshow whose topic is related to New Jersey.  We use the KidPix 3 application to create the slideshow.  Other applications used during the course of the project are:  Kidspiration, Internet Explorer, MSWord and HP Scanjet.

Skills array:     

  • Research
  • Reading comprehension
  • Prewriting skills:  note-taking, organizational techniques, rough drafts
  • Writing text
  • Art (drawings and application of constructed pictures or clip art)
  • Music (application of audio clips)

Computer skills: 

  • Internet usage
  • Using computer search engine, online dictionaries and online encyclopedias
  • Application of computer-generated graphic organizers
  • Word processing
  • Managing files and folders on a network
  • Importing graphic files
  • Importing audio files
  • Scanning

Nehaunsey Middle School Best Practices Educational Technology

Nehaunsey Middle School Students create their own business with assistance from technology

Title: Becoming an Entreprenueur

Summary: Students will use critical thinking and technology skills as they develop a business idea and complete activities similar to those necessary for entrepreneurs to successfully launch a business. This is a culminating project that is designed to have students apply a variety of learned technology skills in a real world scenario and also allows for differentiated levels of technical, design, and strategic planning skills.

Grade Level: 7

Technologies used: word processing, spreadsheet, website design, desktop publishing, internet, photography, podcasting. (Also, depending on the business, some students also used video, audio recording, or a scanner)

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Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224 - 4900 ext. 2120

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Greenwich Township Broad Street Elementary School

255 West Broad Street

Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224-4900


Nehaunsey Middle School

415 Swedesboro Road

Gibbstown, NJ 08027

Phone: (856) 224-4900

About GTSD

The Greenwich Township School District is a preK-8 school district located in beautiful Gibbstown, NJ. Students in grades prek-5th grade attend Greenwich Township Elementary School aka Broad Street School. Students in grades 6th - 8th attend Nehaunsey Middle School.