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8th Grade Capstone Project is Finalist for the Bridge Film Festival 2012

Twelve student films have been nominated for a Brooklyn Friends School’s Bridge Film Festival 2012  Judges’ Choice Award. Friends School of Minnesota’s 8th grade capstone project “Love is Love: Defeat the Amendment” is one of the three finalists in the New Media category. Congratulations, FSMN 8th graders! And the Nominees Are… Narrative Integrity – Brooklyn Friends School Post Office Romance – George School The Journey of George – Brummana High.. Read More

Piloting iPads in the Classroom

Using technology effectively in the classroom is an evolving challenge for teachers and schools. Curious about what some of the newest technologies might have to offer, we decided to create a pilot program to test new devices such as iPads in the classroom. As FSMN’s technology coordinator, I have some thoughts about this project…