Grants in Action

Balancing Our Bookshelves and Supporting Readers, Grade 2

Amount: $1,148 | Year: 2015 | School:

In an effort to meet the needs of all diverse learners, an abundance of books in a classroom library is essential. By providing books, student reading levels are supported by matched to ‘just-right books’. Phonemic awareness manipulatives, letter boards, dry erase tablets and gel board/ pens are also incorporated to develop sound-symbol correspondence.

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Shared Reading with Big Books

Amount: $1,213 | Year: 2015 | School:

The goal of this project is to guide students to become fluent and expressive readers. A collection of Big Books texts and a document camera will allow students to see text clearly, learn critical concepts, build frequency, decode words and develop vocabulary.

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Classroom Amplification Technology

Amount: $5,200 | Year: 2015 | School:

The goal of this project is to provide amplification in the upper grade classrooms so that students can overcome acoustic obstacles and achieve greater academic success. The CAT is a whole room audio system that allows the teacher’s voice to be amplified and heard regardless of where the students are seated in the classroom.

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Investigating the Sciences using Data Collection Probes

Amount: $3,629 | Year: 2015 | School:

In conjunction with an iPad, the Science department will utilize LabQuest2 standalone Data Collection Devices to engage the students in ‘hands-on’ and ‘minds-on’ learning. The probes provide students with the opportunity to quickly acquire real-time data and facilitate real work inquiry-based learning in a STEM environment.

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Auditorium Sound System Upgrade

Amount: $8,284 | Year: 2015 | School: ,

Due to the multi-use nature of the auditorium and its impact on nearly every program and department within the school, upgrading the sound system provides immediate and long-lasting benefits for our students, faculty, parents, and community. By addressing the loudspeaker system, the audio upgrade will improve audio coverage, quality, and versatility to the sound system.

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