WES Uses Technology To Honor Black History Month

In honor of February being Black History Month, Ruthann Retterbush’s second-grade class at Wellington Elementary School used what they learned about famous African Americans to create presentations using Google Slides. Retterbush is one of several Google-certified educators — known as “trailblazers” in the school district — at Wellington Elementary who regularly use technology in the classroom. Students learned how to make their presentations more appealing by adding photographs to the slides and using other visual effects, such as transitions. Students were then paired with a first-grade buddy to teach them about these historic people