Grants: Spring 2015
Lindsay Armbruster and Lyndsay Stein, O’Rourke Middle School
“The funds will be used to purchase tools to assist us in integrating social-emotional learning and mindfulness education into our Health and Science classes.”
Lindsay Armbruster, O’Rourke Middle School
“The funds will be used to purchase 5 balance ball chairs to replace several typical desk chairs in my classroom.”
Grant: $399.95 for five chairs
Tim Brunson and Ann-Marie Mueller, BH-BL High School
The funds will be used to replace the cafeteria sound system. The PA system is no longer working. A newer system would allow connection to iPod/iPad/MP3 player etc.
Sabine Erickson, BH-BL High School
The funds will be used to purchase a book of activities, five lab cradles, a hand dynamometer, and 30 TI Nspire calculators.
Susan Perdomo, BH-BL ELS Department
The funds will be used to begin a literacy initiative to help English Language Learners to develop reading and language skills by providing them with access to audio tapes that they can listen to while they read a book at home.
“My goal is to build a digital collection of high quality books children can take home and listen to (and read along) every night. I would like to have 183 books available! Most children have CD players at home, but for those who do not I would like to purchase 5 portable MP3 players with external headphone and speaker jacks that can be lent out.
Grant: $280 for five MP3 players, a cassette to MP3 converter, and audiobooks
The funds will be used to acquire multi-sensory teaching tools to use with all 60 kindergarten students during WIN time (level grouping to develop specific skills and knowledge).