Grants for 2006

Camcorder Collaboration – Preschool Disabilities Class

Amount: $750 | Year: 2006 | School: ,

This grant will enable teachers in the pre-school class for children with special needs, housed at Salt Brook school, to use a digital camcorder and tripod to accurately record student progress in given areas of development over time, in reference to various Individualized Education Plan goals and the acquisition of typical pre-school skills, as well […]

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International Festival

Amount: $3,000 | Year: 2006 | School: , , ,

The International Festival is a bi-annual event that offers a simulated world tour for students district-wide and the community.  Live performances of traditional dancing and drumming have been an exciting feature of this program.  Countries from the four corners of the earth have been represented by student booths offering a smattering of the authentic experience […]

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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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After-School Remedial Program

Amount: $10,166 | Year: 2006 | School: ,

In order to meet the goal of every child performing at the proficient range, the elementary schools are organizing and facilitating a supplemental after school remedial program that assists students in third through fifth grades in the areas of Language Arts / Literacy and Mathematics.  Twelve teachers will develop a program of study consisting of […]

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Integrating Science and Technology: Flex-cam

Amount: $1,831 | Year: 2006 | School:

The FOSS science program emphasizes small group investigations.  A flex-cam will be purchased and can be used to guide these investigations with examples of material the students are examining.  The teacher can demonstrate the exploration of what is being studied using the flex-cam and the children can stay in their seats and get a better […]

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