Grants for 2011

SMART Board for Performing Arts

Amount: $4,599 | Year: 2011 | School: ,

A primary goal of this grant was to provide a current educational technology tool to increase student engagement in the study of the performing arts. SmartBoards were installed for permanent use in the three music classrooms so that use of Sibelius notational software as well as numerous music applications now available via the web, can […]

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Courtyard Greenhouse

Amount: $8,249 | Year: 2011 | School: ,

The installation of a 10’ by 16’ greenhouse, in the flagstone section of the Middle School courtyard will provide a variety of authentic, real life educational experiences and learning possibilities for several courses and clubs. Some uses include: Middle school science students will conduct a variety of hands-on student centered investigations based on scientific inquiry.  […]

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iPads in the Science Classroom – The Next Step?

Amount: $9,180 | Year: 2011 | School: ,

The goal of this grant it to investigate how the use of iPads in science instruction can encourage student collaboration in the creation and sharing of content, increase student engagement and motivation and help in individualizing instruction. This grant is an extension of a grant from last year where students learned to use the iPads […]

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Book Club Books

Amount: $2,880 | Year: 2011 | School: ,

Reader’s Workshop is a fundamental element of Language Arts in the third grade.  To best meet the needs of all learners, adequate books are essential to all classrooms.  The goal is to provide students the opportunity to read complex, high-interest text with deep comprehension.  The units of study for third grade require readers to work […]

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Classroom Audible Book Project

Amount: $1,000 | Year: 2011 | School:

The purpose of this grant is to establish audible books in each Special Education resource room.  Books that students can “listen to” will allow us to expose our students to a variety of literary genres. Furthermore, audible books will help to improve reading fluency as well as increase comprehension skills.  These skills are the building […]

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