In addition to mentor texts and resource guides, this grant provides concrete visual representations of language (multi-colored word rods) that students can manipulate to build sentences and understand the fundamentals of grammar and how it works. The materials would be used by all students from Kindergarten through 6th grade.
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 […]
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 […]
This grant will allow preschool through sixth grade teachers to purchase materials to further the district writing initiative. These materials will include both mentor texts and professional video series to serve as models for both students and teachers.
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 […]