Innovative Education Grants — Grant Recipients 2010-2011
Third graders become local wildlife explorers interacting with animals and plants in their native environment, along with their open court unit and life science standards.
Joyce Aguilar & Mariapia Cowley, Grimmer--$1,770.00
This IS ROCKET SCIENCE! - Analysis Of High speed Motion
Students analyze water rockets they design using high-speed video and measurement data.
Robert Benn, American High--$1,950.00
Read Naturally Fluency Program
"Read Naturally" increases fluency and comprehension in struggling students (especially ELS); we would implement it in a four day a week after school intervention.
Jamil Elkhouri, Hopkins--$2,771.00
A California Butterfly Garden
My students will plant a butterfly garden adjacent to our science lab so all students at our school may study the life cycle of butterflies.
Jeff Poe, Millard--$726.49
Creating Online Student E-Portfolios to Build Employability Skills
I propose creating student e-portfolios wherein students can self manage their assignments and publish their work online. The project will also increase employability skills.
Sharon Ram, Fremont Adult School--$349.95
How Great Is Our Water?
Students will have the experience of going into the field to collect water quality data from Alameda Creek and Quarry Lakes.
Kyra Wheaton, American High--$2,964.18
Get that Job!
The Access to English Workplace Edition software will aid in developing vocabulary to prepare our students for the workplace.
Yelena Zimon, Adult School--$2,964.18
Real-Time Learning supports student learning using a projector, document camera, and laptop in tandem with direct instruction and modeling using relevant materials.
Casey Morreira, Walters Jr. High--$2,361.79