Grants for Books

Reading as Lifework: Part 1 – Primary Readers (K-2)

Amount: $7,160 | Year: 2010 | School: ,

High-interest books and audio books are essential to help expand classroom libraries and to promote independent reading at school and at home. In addition, teachers can use the professional book and voluntary discussion group materials for additional ideas and strategies to increase interest and motivation for reading.

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Comprehension Connections

Amount: $6,000

 | Year: 2009 | School: ,

This project involves establishing resources to enhance student comprehension and thinking skills. In order to be successful in the 21st century, students need to be able to process and understand a variety of information, much of which is presented in written form. Providing students with thought provoking texts to explain and reinforce specific comprehension skills […]

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Differentiated Leveled Classroom Reading Library

Amount: $9,000 | Year: 2008 | School: ,

The main goal of this project was to provide materials for all students in Salt Brook and Roberts Schools to help improve their reading ability. In order to ensure that students will become literate and avid readers, their classroom library needs to be leveled according to reading ability and interest. When students are improving their […]

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Linking Math & Literature

Amount: $1,898 | Year: 2008 | School:

For the past several years, the New Providence School District has used the University of Chicago ‘Everyday Mathematics’ project to promote a meaningful mathematical experience for all students as they acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the 21st century society. The program combines real-life problem solving, multiple methods of instruction, and appropriate […]

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Content Area Reading: Reading Across the Curriculum

Amount: $5,300 | Year: 2006 | School: ,

Guided Reading is a research-based reading technique that allows teachers to differentiate their reading instruction to meet the individual reading needs of the students.  Through grants over the past two years, the Guided Reading collections of both schools have become very diversified and reach reading levels up to through the end of the 2nd grade.  […]

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