This grant will increase student interest and awareness of STEM topics through the use of storybooks and high interest nonﬁction literature.
To help accommodate the needs of all students, some classrooms incorporate a Regular Education Teacher and a Special Education Teacher in the same room at the same time. This grant augments the current classroom library by incorporating addition texts and book club novels to help differentiate instruction.
By enhancing a classroom library, teachers can provide and abundant selection of text which will provide the ability to differentiate instruction based on student need and ability.
With the purchase of 6 iPads and various accessories, including a volume purchasing card, students will continue to be more engaged as 21st Century Learners. The use of technology enables students to engage with technology, collaborate with others and apply knowledge they learn. By adding iPads to the library, many students and staff benefit.read
To grow as readers, students need to read books at their independent level. This grant provides materials at a high interest/low reading level. These books replace outdated stories that the 21st century learner is not drawn to.