to Susan Rosenthal, Adaptive Preschool for the purchase of adaptive
equipment that will help children at the Center develop fine
to Second Grade Teachers: Audrey McNickol, Julia Carlman, Nancy
O'Malley, Jen Collins, Kay Camacho, Karen Capizzi and Verrill
Edwardson for "Broadening our Literary Experiences",
a program that will allow teachers to purchase supplemental
literature to be used in classrooms by the students during language
arts. Teachers of second graders often teach reading and literature
with the use of "Big Books"- very large books with
equally large pictures. This grant will allow teachers to purchase
"regular" sized books that children can use to follow
along as the teacher is reading or in small-group instruction.
to Second Grade Teachers: Jen Collins, Audrey McNickol, Julia
Carlman, Nancy O'Malley, Kay Camacho, Karen Capizzi and Verrill
Edwardson for the purchase of seeds and gardening supplies for
the planting of a "Second Grade Garden" that will
supplement the grades "Soils and Plant Growth"
to Lee Ann Murphy, Jaworek ELL Resource Specialist for "Comprehension
Connection." This grant will fund the purchase of manipulatives
and books that will help English language learners in identifying
words through visual association.
to Kane Third Grade Teachers: Amy Gogan, Mary Fantoni, Eileen
Barry, Shannon Stemple, Kristi Haupt, and Lona Benway for the
"Literacy Enhancement Project" a program that will
give advanced students the chance to improve their reading and
vocabulary skills with the new fiction and non-fiction books
purchased with grant monies.
to Kane First Grade Teachers for the purchase of books for a
"Nonfiction Social Studies Resource Library" that
will be used to enhance and supplement the Social Studies curriculum.
to Beth Terada, Richer ELL Resource Specialist for the purchase
of picture books to assist young English language learners for
whom "a picture is truly worth 1000 words."
INTERMEDIATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL:
to Gail Beamer, teacher grades 4 & 5, for "Computer
Music." This grant will be used to purchase of 30 headphones
that can be plugged into computers so that students can use
music programs to learn to identify different instrument sounds
and to learn to read and write music.
to Susan Bent, grade 5 teacher, for the purchase of "QuickReads",
a program designed to increase students reading fluency,
particularly when reading text books, ultimately allowing students
to interpret and apply what theyve read.
to Christie Hutcher, grade 4 teacher, for "Math Literature",
a program designed to show students how math works in every
day life. The grant will be used to purchase math-based literature
books to be used in conjunction with math text books.
to William White, grade 7 teacher, for the purchase of a video
guidance camera to be used in conjunction with the schools
robot making equipment. The camera will allow students to follow
their robots progress and ascertain if their project has
to Roberta Collins, 8-12 grade teacher, for the purchase of
a Husqvarna Viking Sewing & Embroidery machine. This machine
will allow students to further develop their skills in clothing
to Matt McGee, high school technology teacher for equipment
to be used in a "Robotic" Engineering" class.
Students will be able to design, build and program a robotic
arm; the program will introduce students to the engineering
design process, basic electronics, computer programming and
hydraulic and pneumatic technology.