Grants in Action

Shared Reading with Big Books

Amount: $1,213 | Year: 2015 | School:

The goal of this project is to guide students to become fluent and expressive readers. A collection of Big Books texts and a document camera will allow students to see text clearly, learn critical concepts, build frequency, decode words and develop vocabulary.

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Library E-Reader/E-book project

Amount: $735 | Year: 2012 | School:

Six Nooks, cases and 10 e-books. Pilot e-reader project to evaluate the viability of e-readers and e-books in the school libary setting and the feasibility of augmenting the e-reader project to all library users in the future. The 5th grade LLD class was selected as a pilot because it is a small group of students […]

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Book Club Books

Amount: $2,880 | Year: 2011 | School: ,

Reader’s Workshop is a fundamental element of Language Arts in the third grade.  To best meet the needs of all learners, adequate books are essential to all classrooms.  The goal is to provide students the opportunity to read complex, high-interest text with deep comprehension.  The units of study for third grade require readers to work […]

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SMART Response Interactive Response System

Amount: $1,600 | Year: 2010 | School:

The purpose of this grant is to enhance existing SMART Board technology within the middle school. Students are each assigned a remote which they can use to submit answers to prompts and questions presented on the SMART Board. The system can be used for pre-reading, prewriting, anticipatory sets and formal assessments. The most beneficial aspect […]

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