Grants in Action

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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21st Century Learning for All

Amount: $2,766 | Year: 2011 | School:

The goal of “21st Century Learning for All” is to further and consistently immerse our students in technology, provide them the tools to interact with computer applications and provide them with another vehicle for expression. By establishing a SmartBoard and projector in the gifted and talented classroom, students and teachers would have instant access to […]

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