Grants in Action

American Revolution E-book

Amount: $6,229 | Year: 2011 | School:

Ten iPads were purchased for the 7th grade Social Studies classes for a project combining Social Studies and Language Arts.  Students are required to analyze and evaluate primary source documents and write ASK style reflective statements. Utilizing the Adobe InDesign application, students can directly interact with historical texts on the iPads while simultaneously creating maps […]

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Interactive SMART Board Integration in Social Studies

Amount: $2,700 | Year: 2010 | School:

The Social Studies Department, as part of its professional learning community and peer review project, is working to create teacher resources that are aligned with the new standards and reflect the new 21st century skills. The addition of two interactive SMART Boards will enhance the instruction for almost 500 students each day and will make […]

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Language Arts and Social Studies in the 21st Century

Amount: $2,648 | Year: 2010 | School:

iPads are the teaching tool of the future. This grant provides 3 iPads as a complement to other teaching resources in Salt Brook’s 5th grade classrooms. The goal is to foster independence and self-motivation. Students have designated times to work on programs using research, geographical references, maps, and websites, as well as grammar practice and reading resources.

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Sustainable Earth Program

Amount: $1,000 | Year: 2009 | School:

The funds for this grant will be used for an interactive Social Studies simulation conducted with the freshman class. During the program, the students will explore the causes and effects of the environmental challenges facing the world today. The activities are coordinated by members of Educational Information and Resource Center (EIRC), a New Jersey public […]

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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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