Grants for 2009

Writer’s Workshop

Amount: $6,000

 | Year: 2009 | School: ,

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.

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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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SmartMusic

Amount: $3,248 | Year: 2009 | School: ,

SmartMusic is a program that enhances instrumental music by integrating technology. This grant provides two laptops and subscriptions so students can read music off the computer, while using a microphone to record their progress. After they have played a selection, the computer will highlight mistakes so the student can review and make corrections.

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Contemporary Social Skills

Amount: $518

 | Year: 2009 | School: ,

The social skills program is one that helps students learn skills necessary for making and keeping friends, managing feelings, and social problem solving. This grant will add a Wii, an interactive gaming system, to the program. The growth and learning part is that when playing with other people we are forced to use appropriate language, […]

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Out on the Town

Amount: $1,500

 | Year: 2009 | School: ,

This community based learning project will provide the LLD students with improved self-esteem and self-confidence. The students will have mini-lessons throughout the unit pertaining to the experience scheduled for the month. The Lessons will be based on money, time management, communication, social, problem solving, and analytical skills that are used daily in a fourth through […]

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