Grants for 2010

Language Arts and Social Studies in the 21st Century

Amount: $2,648 | Year: 2010 | School:

iPads are the teaching tool of the future. This grant provides 3 iPads as a complement to other teaching resources in Salt Brook’s 5th grade classrooms. The goal is to foster independence and self-motivation. Students have designated times to work on programs using research, geographical references, maps, and websites, as well as grammar practice and reading resources.

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Daily Integration of Technology in 1st Grade

Amount: $9,400 | Year: 2010 | School:

The NPEF awarded this grant to enable Salt Brook’s 1st grade classrooms to purchase laptops, laptop carts and age appropriate software. The laptops and mobile cart enable the children to enhance their learning in all academic areas as well as demonstrate the ability to use developmentally appropriate software, hardware, and online resources. Students will use digital tools and resources to […]

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Reading as Lifework: Part 1 – Primary Readers (K-2)

Amount: $7,160 | Year: 2010 | School: ,

High-interest books and audio books are essential to help expand classroom libraries and to promote independent reading at school and at home. In addition, teachers can use the professional book and voluntary discussion group materials for additional ideas and strategies to increase interest and motivation for reading.

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Engaging the Visual Learner

Amount: $2,880 | Year: 2010 | School: ,

Four document cameras were purchased; two for each elementary school. These cameras project and enlarge items so that everyone in the class can easily view them at the same time. They can be used for studying photographs, artwork and illustrations and for viewing the illustrations and the text for a book being read aloud. In addition they allow the sharing/examining of […]

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