Grants for Allen W. Roberts

Using Mentor Texts to Facilitate Writer’s Workshop

Amount: $2,344

 | Year: 2009 | School:

This grant will assist with building a bank of writing models from which our teachers as well as our students would be able to access immediately. The Teacher’s College Writing Institute at Columbia University recommends that classrooms be equipped with texts that model various genres of writing as well as traits of writing. This bank […]

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Making Life Simpler with Simple Machines: 2009

Amount: $275 | Year: 2009 | School:

The goal of this grant is to provide students with opportunities for hands-on discovery in the field of science. An educator from the Morristown Museum will explore with the sixth grade science class different types of simple machines that we have in our everyday lives and the mathematical calculations to determine how much work the […]

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Voyager Math: An Individualized Math Intervention Program

Amount: $1,050 | Year: 2009 | School:

Voyager Math is a balanced, systematic program that blends print and technology to differentiate instruction for every type of learner. This grant will provide an effective and motivating intervention program for the struggling math students. The teachers will have the flexibility to conduct small group lessons and to assign independent practice that can take place […]

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Differentiated Leveled Classroom Reading Library

Amount: $9,000 | Year: 2008 | School: ,

The main goal of this project was to provide materials for all students in Salt Brook and Roberts Schools to help improve their reading ability. In order to ensure that students will become literate and avid readers, their classroom library needs to be leveled according to reading ability and interest. When students are improving their […]

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International Festival

Amount: $3,400 | Year: 2008 | School: , , ,

The International Festival is a bi-annual event that offers a simulated world tour for students and the community. In the past, this event has drawn over 800 people and provided multi-cultural experiences for travelers of all ages. Live performances of traditional dancing and drumming have been an exciting feature of this program and countries from […]

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