The multi-sensory teaching approach to reading is based upon the idea that some students learn best when the material they are given is presented to them in a variety of modalities. This method uses movement (kinesthetic), touch (tactile), visual and auditory modalities to help students read, write and spell. This project aims to support all […]
Chairs, carpets and accessories for 4 third grade classrooms. A successful learning space should be multi-functional, comfortable and needs to reflect the diversity of the learners and their particular needs. Flexible small-group spaces with easy access to laptops facilitate Science and Social Studies curriculum initiatives. Readers’ and Writers’ Workshops require meeting spaces for small-group paternerships […]
This grant allows teachers to update their music technology for the full day preschool program. The request includes iPod shuffles, kids’ earphones, armbands, an iHome station & iTunes for the Pre-K program, all to be used as therapeutic and behavioral support. Integrating music into the student’s academic day will be individualized to their sensory and […]
First and second grade students will become very familiar with the process of composting and recycling their food scraps through the installation of compost collection containers, a compost tumbler and four worm bins. The experience of composting will show our young students that nature is a cycle: things grow, die, decay and return to the […]
Through this grant additional headphones and another library of musical CDs will be added to the district’s Therapeutic Listening Program so that the district’s occupational therapists can assist more students ages three through twelve who have sensory integration dysfunction by implementing individually focused therapeutic listening plans.