All of the profits from the sale of Sumner Super Soap are used by the Charles Sumner Elementary School's Parent Council to help augment and accentuate the school curriculum. In the 2014-2015 school year, the Parent Council purchased numerous document cameras to be used in the classrooms. In 2016-2018 the Parent Council is focusing on building school community, using the funds to host numerous family and community events in Roslindale.
There are a countless ways teachers of all grades can use document cameras to dramatically enhance teaching and learning. Follow these links to learn more:
This Sumner student used his finger to trace a photo of a small seashell projected by his science teacher onto a large screen using a document camera. It was only after tracing the large image of the shell that the student was able to accurately draw the shell's spiral for his observational drawing assignment.