Migration ProjectStudents Produce Videos on Migration
This week, the 6th graders completed and shared their Human Migration projects in Social Studies. They studied reasons for human migration, including push and pull factors for emigration and immigration. Then, they interviewed someone who immigrated to the United States. They used the interview to create a video using wevideo.com to demonstrate their learning in this unit.  

The goal of the project was to explain human migration using the stories and experiences of the interviewee. Their essential questions were: Why do people move? and How does migration affect people and places?  Check out their incredible videos here.


Make & Take
Paint pottery for Mom & Dad with Hands on Pottery at Gross Schechter Day School. A great present for Mother's and Father's Days from children in preschool-grade 2. Plus music with Kathy Fromson, chocolate dipped pretzel making, and outdoor fun.

For Mother's Day - Sunday, May 4, 10-11:30 AM
For Father's Day - Sunday, June 1, 10-11:30 AM

FREE and OPEN to the community! RSVP to tbortz@grossschechter.org.

Our Early Childhood Center is Growing!

Starting in August 2014, Schechter is excited to offer a full day, 5 days a week program for 2 year olds. To learn more, contact Preschool Director Tracey Bortz.





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