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By: BRIAN MARSCHHAUSER
From: Tapinto

Mohansic Brings Elephant Expert into the Classroom

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – What is a teacher to do when a student asks a question and they don’t know the answer? Look in a textbook? Google it? Perhaps.

But Jen Saldutti, a first-grade teacher at Mohansic Elementary School, had an even better option.

On Thursday, May 3, Saldutti and her students digitally connected, via Skype, with a member of The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. The students had just finished reading “The One and Only Ivan,” in which a silverback gorilla name Ivan befriends an elephant named Stella while in captivity. Naturally, the students had questions.

Read more: https://www.tapinto.net/towns/yorktown/articles/mohansic-brings-elephant-expert-into-the-classroo

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