Category Archives: Local Schools

Fifth Grade Students Code, Visit NYC, and Impress Google Engineers!

Fifth grade students in Tuckahoe, NY have had a great three month journey, learning how to Code and create as part of Google’s CS-First initiative.  Cottle School’s fifth grade teacher Merrily Besvinick was inspired by Amber Klebanoff, LHRIC assistant manager … Continue reading

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Ms. Martinez’s Class Goes Google with Chromebooks!

This week students in Ms. Martinez’s classes at Port Chester Middle School began using Google Classroom and Chromebooks in a 1:1 setting.  I was fortunate to sit in on one of her classes and observe how quickly they became proficient … Continue reading

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Google Educator Group NYC Meetup

Today was the first GEG NYC meetup, and there was a great turnout and a variety of different presentations and break-out sessions.  Our team from the Lower Hudson Regional Information Services (LHRIC) Emerging Technologies had the opportunity to meet with … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Tuckahoe Students and Teachers: Google Classroom, Here We Come!

As students and teachers came back to school this week at the Tuckahoe Union Free School District, they were ready for the changes that had taken place over the summer. After inspiring opening remarks by Board of Education President Julio … Continue reading

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