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Innovative Education Grants — Grant Recipients 2010-2011


City Wildlife

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

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