Fall River Elementary

STEM Coordinator
Helen Douglass

Fall River Elementary News

Students at Fall River Elementary have several opportunities to learn about computer science and robotics.   Students can participate in a competitive VEX IQ program.  These students work in collaborative teams to accomplish tasks determined by VEX IQ in advance.

Fall River's Family STEM Night was well attended by students, families, friends and special guests!  BB-8 and R2D2 attended and entertained one and all.

Students at Fall River Elementary participated in learning about computer science in an integrated, physical way!  With support from Lindsay Craig and Jennifer Bettencourt, 5th grade students learned about conditionals and wrote pseudo-code while in computer lab.  Mrs.

Third grade student Ryan C. is sharing about his upcoming heart surgery. He is teaching others about the elements of STEM he will be experiencing when he undergoes treatment in February.

The Fall River community will be participating in Computer Science Education Week December 8th-12th.

Fifteen students in third through fifth grades have been chosen to work together in our first Fall River STEM/Design Student Leadership group.

Fall River Elementary Projects

Students in Mrs. Higgins first grade class got to peer coach each other on becoming fluent readers.

After several years of working with CU TEAMS, Fall River is happy to expand its work with this engineering education outreach program.

In collaboration with Community Schools and a Race to the Top grant from the U.S.

Students in Mrs. Carmichael's fourth grade class worked on walking a scale model of the solar system.

STEM student leadership at Fall River is in its second year.

Nick C. and Stephen S. shared their projects at the Tech Fair sponsored by the Education Foundation for the St.

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Students in Mr. Hoople's Physical Education class are participants in a human model of the circulatory system.  Mr.

Kindergarten students are expanding their practice of gathering information with their senses by using Cubelets.

Parents at Fall River Elementary got to preview what their students will be doing with materials from Sparkfun

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At the Fall River Parent STEM night parents were able to experience first hand what their students have been doing in class.

Teachers at Fall River continue to participate in STEM professional development.

Fall River teachers set the pace for their students by completing Design Thinking training.

The entire Fall River summer school took part in a school-wide design challenge for a culminating STEM summer school project.