Grants for Social Studies

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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Navigate through Learning

Amount: $1,467 | Year: 2008 | School:

Some of the classrooms are currently equipped with mobile laptop carts, which carry six laptops. To increase classroom productivity, the purchase and use of an external mouse allows students to navigate the computer at a much faster pace. When combined with headphones and microphones, it gives the students an even higher level of interaction. The […]

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A SMART! Classroom / Special Education

Amount: $1,759 | Year: 2008 | School:

The NPEF grant helped purchase a mobile Smartboard that is an asset to the entire special education population at the Salt Brook School. The students used technology as an important part in creating meaning and relevance in all areas of their learning and the Smartboard helped teachers differentiate the lessons to the needs of all […]

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Holocaust Survivor Speaker / Social Studies

Amount: $400 | Year: 2008 | School:

The goal of this project was to provide New Providence students with an opportunity to learn first-hand what it was like to live through the Holocaust. Tova Friedman is a Holocaust survivor who lived through the terrible times spent in the Polish Ghetto and was liberated from the Nazi death camp, Auschwitz. Her story and […]

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Technology in the Classroom: Social Studies

Amount: $2,850
 | Year: 2008 | School:

The Social Studies Department requested the addition of Smart Board technology in the classroom to enhance the classroom curriculum. This grant provided interactive whiteboards which are designed to raise the level of student engagement by providing a large work space for hands-on learning. The bulk of this grant was funded by the Junior League of […]

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