Teachers begin by browsing a catalog of lessons they are required to teach. These step-by-step lessons include opening videos, discussion prompts, and hands-on activities, where students conclude with an experiment or a model build in order to solve the mystery themselves. Grade 2 students at Riccardi Elementary School were just starting to learn how mammals differ from other animals. Grade 2 Teacher Gina Pellegri says the program is very thorough and encourages deep learning.
Days before the Presidents' Day break, our fantastic Grade 2 students at Riccardi Elementary School embarked on a literary adventure, diving into the world of "President Pennybaker" by Kate Feiffer, a hilariously entertaining book that had them giggling from cover to cover!
Students at Riccardi Elementary School are busy channeling their creative energy into making Valentine's Day cards for senior citizens in State Senator Michelle Hinchey’s four-county Senate district!
Two students from the Riccardi Elementary School had honorable mention designs in the 2024 New York State Youth Art Month Flag design contest.
The students in Bonnie Brown's Grade 4 class are spreading their wings into the fascinating world of birds!
The students in Stefanie Colclough's Grade 1 class at Riccardi Elementary School have been on an inspiring journey!