Two Trumbull teachers were the recipients of the Long Hill Garden Club’s Education Grant which is given yearly to an elementary school teacher to fund a project dealing with plants, animal habitats, conservation, the environment or ecology.
Library Media Specialist Ellen Albro at Frenchtown School, will purchase 25 of each iPad application for existing iPads. The first grade science curriculum includes the study of plants and the two apps will allow a class to better understand the life cycle of plants together. Plants HD covers topics of seeds, germination, pollination, flowers, trees, fruits and seed dispersal. It incorporates stories read to the children, a game to learn the life process, and quizzes to test their knowledge. The Happy Little Farmer teaches students the life cycle of plants.