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March 30, 2004 > FUSD Briefs

FUSD Briefs

Adult School Program Exemplary
The Fremont Adult Education English as a Second Language/EL Civics Program in December qualified for a 2004 Program of Excellence Award from the California Department of Education.

The program was rated "Exemplary" along with seven other programs in the state.
An evaluation team will visit the adult school this spring to assess the program in greater detail. The team will select the single best program in the state and announce the final award this summer.

Cabrillo Teacher Wins Best Buy Technology Grant
Cabrillo Elementary School computer teacher Maureen Addiego won a $2,500 grant from Best Buy for an archeology lesson she designed with HyperStudio, a kid-friendly computer presentation software that helps students organize and display information.

The software enables students to design a series of electronic cards that are linked together with mouse click buttons that take the user from card to card. The sequence depends on whether the student answers the question on the card correctly or incorrectly.

"I had the sixth-graders make up an interactive dig site with bones buried and the co-ordinates given," Addiego said. "They put invisible buttons on each square of the grid and the second-graders will have to locate the bones using the coordinates.

"If they click on the correct square, it goes to a card telling them, 'Congratulations, you've found it!' and if they click on the wrong one, it goes to a card that says, 'Sorry, try again.'"

 
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