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    Grants Awarded

    Overall -  103 grants awarded totaling over $199,331.17 since 2013

    Teacher Grants – January/February 2018

    17 submitted, 13 approved for $84,794.35


    • Primary - Create a Place for MakerSpace
    • Elementary - Out of Your Seat and Into Learning
    • Elementary - Mozarts in the Making
    • Elementary - The Beat Goes On
    • Elementary - Maker Movement
    • Intermediate - Sparking Learning with Spero SPRK
    • Junior High - Game On
    • Junior High/High School - Experience Learning for eVRy Student
    • High School - Enhancing the Production of Fine Arts in Education
    • High School - Seat the Choir
    • High School - Rocket Ribbons: Printing the Future
    • District/Junior High Cafetorium - Shining a Light on Visual Arts
    • District/Junior High Cafetorium - Engineering the Sound of Education
     

    Rapid Mini Grants – December 2017

    11 submitted, 10 approved for $4,027.15


    • Primary – It’s a Flexible Life
    • Elementary – Learning without Limits
    • Elementary – Get Out of Rows and Get Flexible
    • Elementary – Where do you work best?
    • Elementary – Learning Beyond Me
    • Elementary – Jamming with Code
    • Intermediate – Brain Builders – STEM Kits
    • Junior High – Creating STEAM One Block at a Time
    • Junior High – Circuit City
    • High School – Hover Over Me


    Teacher Grants – January/February 2017

    13 submitted, 9 approved for $21,751.78

    • Elementary - There is more to Reading than Meets the Eye
    • Elementary - Optimal Learning with Osmos
    • Elementary - Radically Raising Reading Rigor
    • Intermediate - Take It Outside...The Learning, That Is!
    • Intermediate - Beginners "Pluck"
    • Junior High - It's a bird, it's a plane, it's art history explained!!!
    • Junior High - Square and Precise
    • Junior High and High School - Set the Stage
    • District - Expanding Percussion Possibilities

    Rapid Mini Grants – Spring 2016

    20 submitted, 16 approved for $6,334.49


    • Primary - Wobble While You Work!
    • Primary - “Write” the Wave – Boogie Boards
    • Primary - Rise and Shine
    • Primary - Handy Dandy Chair Bags
    • Primary - Bouncy Band Brain Break
    • Primary - Ready for Rubik’s
    • Primary & Elementary - Make Buddies, Not Bullies
    • Elementary - Learning in Motion: Bounce it out!
    • Elementary - Becoming a Genius
    • Elementary - Comics in the Classroom
    • Intermediate - Operation Happy Feet
    • Intermediate - Science Goodies!
    • Intermediate - Drumming Up Successes
    • Intermediate - Measure This!
    • High School - Osmos Through the Cosmos
    • District - Games Dyslexia Students Play

    Rapid Mini Grants – Fall 2016

    26 submitted, 21 approved for $8,371.30

    • Primary - Mission Positive
    • Primary - Wobble into Learning 
    • Elementary - Why Not Play! 
    • Elementary - Anything but Prehistoric...Dinos in the Classroom
    • Elementary - Hooked on Puppets
    • Elementary - Let's Learn Another Way 
    • Elementary - Game On!  Igniting Enrichment Through Gaming 
    • Elementary - Oh So Many Opportunities! 
    • Elementary - Mission Positive 
    • Elementary - Start-up Funding Social Studies is Super! 
    • Intermediate - Rise of the Machines: The Forces, Motions, and Machines of the Future
    • Intermediate - Math Works with Osmo
    • Intermediate - Pedal Toward the Lights! 
    • Junior High - #RocketsRead
    • Junior High - Can you Hear Me Now?
    • Junior High - Bean Bags and Books 
    • Junior High - There's a Book for That! 
    • Junior High - Mini Millionaires
    • Junior High - Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader 
    • Junior High - Setting the Scene with the Green Screen 
    • District-wide - Escape the STAAR

    Teacher Grants – Fall 2015

    14 submitted, 11 approved for $21,233


    • Primary - Pedaling a Path to Successful Learning
    • Primary - Techie Tikes
    • Primary - Masterful Math Manipulatives: Building Better Mathematicians
    • Primary - Wiggly Tiggly
    • Primary & Elementary - Nurturing Knowledge with Nature
    • Elementary - Just A Swinging…Not Only at Recess Anymore
    • Elementary - Exer-learning
    • Intermediate - Yo, ho! Yo, ho! A Science Life for Me!
    • Intermediate - iPads 4 iLearn
    • Junior High - Safety First, Avoid the Worst
    • High School - Lighting Up Science


    Teacher Grants – Fall 2014

    8 submitted, 8 approved for $26,220.66


    • Primary - Shining a Little Light on Science and Math
    • Primary - Little Leaping Learners
    • Intermediate - Chrome: Worth More Than Gold in Reading
    • Intermediate - Math3: Making Math Matter
    • Junior High - Should I Document That
    • Junior High - 21st Century Woodshop
    • High School - Biotechnology: Integrating Biology with Technology
    • High School - Ready, Set, Collect


    Teacher Grants – Fall 2013

    20 submitted, 11 approved for $26,597.83


    • Primary - Hot Dots for Tots
    • Primary - You Read to Me; I’ll Read to You!
    • Elementary - Creative Cats Do Music
    • Elementary, Intermediate & Junior High - Dyslexia Assistive Technology
    • Intermediate - iTeach with iPads
    • Junior High - Rocket News: Read All About It
    • Junior High - Google, It’s What’s for Dinner
    • Junior High - Digiwrite, A Digital Portfolio Project
    • Junior High - Mini Millionaires - Maybe!
    • Junior High - Digital Imagery in Visual Arts and Academics
    • High School - Versatile Science

     

     
     
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    Kara Ficke & Kim Bauman - Mini-Grant Winners                               Jennifer Traudt - Mini-Grant Winner
     
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    Sara Jones - Mini-Grant Winner                                            Debbie Farney - Mini-Grant Winner

     

     

     

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