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Showing results for Grades: Grades K-5

Elizabeth Lawlor

Southwest Kansas Area Cooperative District #613, Ness City, KS
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2006, Winter

To increase their rural special education students’ opportunities to work cooperatively, Mrs. Lawlor and Ms. Horchem implement a program to target mathematics skills through activities that address multiple intelligences. Students participate in several ... more »

Rebecca Elaine Knight

Museum/MicroSociety Magnet Elementary School, New Haven, CT
Grades K-5, English
2006, Winter

Mrs. Knight and her partners enhance the literacy skills of their students through an interdisciplinary unit about animals and their habitats. Students use multiple sources to research animals, learn to photograph live animals, attend animal-themed theatrical ... more »

Cheryl Geske

Plover-Whiting Elementary School, Plover, WI
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Geske will attend a “Courage to Teach” retreat to assist her professional development toward providing specialized training to teachers and other instructional stakeholders involved in the implementation of a professional renewal model. This conceptual ... more »

Mary Smaby

Little Chute Elementary School, Little Chute, WI
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Proposes to participate in a comprehensive Jensen Learning workshop entitled “Engage to Achieve: High Impact Classroom Tools for Engagement.” His program is designed to provide research tools and practical learning techniques that illustrate how students ... more »

Deborah Hays

Klein Independent School District/Transportation Department, Klein, TX
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Participate in leadership training (course series) offered by the Texas Engineering Service Training Institute and the Texas Association of Pupil Transportation. The training program is designed to prepare her for the role of a driver trainer within her department.

Christopher Yonitch

West Orange Board of Education/Washington School, West Orange, NJ
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Participate in an intensive cultural and language program sponsored by the Spanish Language School of Lima, Peru. The need for this professional development program is based on demographic changes brought on by the ever increasing cultural diversity of his school.

Karen L. Abraham

West Ottawa Public Schools/Sheldon Woods Elementary School, West Olive, MI
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

Utilizes peer coaching model to develop collegial exchange/share program for staff of (10) elementary school teachers. Program objective includes the development of common language, strategies, and techniques for teaching writing.

Marie Jurado

South Lyon Community Schools/Salem Elementary School, Northville, MI
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

As guided by a Literacy Specialist, study group members will participate in two staff development training sections using graph phonics, writing conventions and composition toward improving instruction for “at-risk” first grade writers.

Jane Urban

Grayling Elementary School, Grayling, MI
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

A collegial intervention study group with the goal of improving student writing through book study, establishing a common language for writing instruction, developing trait-based units and interacting with writing coaches who model lessons and critique instruction.

Bonnie S. Pulsifer

Fred P. Hall Elementary, Portland, ME
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

Offer a graduate level equivalency course leadership/staff development training to 12 (or more) staff members on instructional framework development across the curriculum. The course is designed to address curricular issues for primary-level student.

Camiria Elease Jones

Samuel Gompers Fine Arts Option School/Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Participate in an experiential learning workshop titled “Ono-to-One Process Skills.” The program is design to provide a foundation to the implementation of Chicago Public Schools’ Response to Intervention (RTI) program.

Debrah Roundy

East Minico Elementary School, Rupert, ID
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Learn and translate a program designed for business into an effective learning strategy for special needs students. Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) studies the structure of how people think and experience the world.

Stephanie Bartlett Hajdin

Pine Trail Elementary School, Ormond Beach, FL
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Creation of a professional learning community within school to develop master lessons to be shared by general staff and specialized disciplines.

Blake More

Arena Technology Center, Point Arena, CA
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Take two courses in digital media and convert that learning into instructional framework to increase student aptitude about internet technology.

Steven Miller

The New School @ Southshore, Seattle, WA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Fall

Create and implement an integrated hands-on learning program linking math, literacy, and art in the study and demonstration of tessellations.

Beth Ann Rockey

Ocean Shores Elementary School, Ocean Shores, WA
Grades K-5, Science
2007, Fall

Create an active learning interdisciplinary science project to create a green space at school.

Mathias Strommer

Wilson Academy (Aldine ISD), Houston, TX
Grades K-5, History
2007, Fall

Students will demonstrate historical data by participating in an interactive reenactment of historically significant events based on History Standards (TAKS).

Judith Sprainhoward

Bellefaire School, University Heights, OH
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Students will build and program robots to perform assigned tasks and report their findings as part of a robotics competition.

Nicole J. Hassan

Legget Elementary School, Akron, OH
Grades K-5, Science
2007, Fall

Students will explore ecosystems around the world by simulating environmental conditions needed to sustain area plant life.

Jessica Prayer

Northside Elementary School, Elizabeth City, NC
Grades K-5, History
2007, Fall

Students will connect events of the past to the realities of today and compare historically significant events through role play and archaeological research.

Becky Oman

National Park School, National Park, NJ
Grades K-5, History
2007, Fall

Students will identify characteristics of their community that represent historically significant events through an interactive program called ARCHIVES: Acquiring Rich Cultural History In Various Everyday Settings.

Kimberly L. Peddle

Washington Elementary School, Cloquet, MN
Grades K-5, History
2007, Fall

Students will create a series of visual representations (i.e., murals, digital recordings and diary/daily logs) using the standards associated with the Minnesota Academic Standards for history in action.

Emma Jean Quinn

Federal Furnace School, Plymouth, MA
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Special education students will create a video graphic log to represent a descriptive review of their individual metal and/or physical disabilities as part of an active-learning project called “Who You Are.”

Sheila B. Irvin

Egremont Elementary School, Pittsfield, MA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Fall

Students will perform structural examination of a series of abstract artistic shapes and structures toward the application of geometric development for replication/reproduction.

Sheila B. Irvin

Sheila B. Irvin

Egremont Elementary School, Pittsfield, MA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Fall

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Creating a “Model” Community:  Geometry and Social Studies Concepts Come to Life for Fourth-Graders

Sheila Irvin knows that her fourth-grade students at Egremont Elementary School learn best when they are given an opportunity to “play” with ... more »

Jennifer Linn Rase

Stamping Ground Elementary School, Stamping Ground, KY
Grades K-5, Science
2007, Fall

An exploratory science program designed to demonstrate the process of scientific investigation toward developing projects for entry into Science Fair Academic Competition.

Bryan J. Flachbart

Hustonville Elementary School, Hustonville, KY
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2007, Fall

Using GPS Navigation technology, students will investigate longitude and latitude by participating in a scavenger hunt by means of “Geocaching.”

Pamela Dickinson

Indian Hills Elementary School, Hopkinsville, KY
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

Elementary students will poll (via survey) the student body to determine a product line toward creating a student store for an entrepreneurial development project.

Sharona Thomas-Wilson

William M. Finch Elementary School, Atlanta, GA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Fall

An entrepreneurial business program designed to teach and reinforce math and economics standards.

Harriet Kuhn

John W. Ross Elementary School, Washington, DC
Grades K-5, English
2007, Fall

Employ an activity-based reading program integrating books and animals to demonstrate relationship building and self-esteem development.

Sumita Soni

Sumita Soni

Sankofa Academy, Oakland, CA
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Fall

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The Students are the Real Superheroes:  Fourth-Grade Class Creates “The Comic Book of Oakland’s Black History”

“Have you ever wondered where African-Americans lived before they came to California?” asks Nathaniel Keller, a fourth-grader ... more »

Jayne E. Jaskolski

Twenty-First Street School, Milwaukee, WI
Grades K-5, English
2007, Summer

Ms. Jaskolski engages in action research to describe and quantify the value of investing in early intervention to help close achievement gaps. Ms. Jaskolski investigates how participation in a self-contained intensive speech and language classroom that provides ... more »

Mike Barber

Metropolitan Learning Center, Portland, OR
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Summer

After attending a “Making Math Real” training, Mr. Barber engages in an action research project to study the effect of remedial instruction on the mathematics skills of his special education students in an inclusion setting. To increase students’ ... more »

Mike Barber

Metropolitan Learning Center, Portland, OR
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2007, Summer

After attending a “Making Math Real” training, Mr. Barber engages in an action research project to study the effect of remedial instruction on the mathematics skills of his special education students in an inclusion setting. To increase students’ ... more »

Ginger L. Kneller

Jane Addams Elementary School, Tulsa, OK
Grades K-5, English
2007, Summer

With the goal of improving student achievement, the educators at Addams Elementary School organize a professional learning community to develop consistency in instructional language and assessment procedures. Teachers learn to implement research-proven ... more »

Bethlea H. Pieratt

Monroe Elementary School, Monroe, OH
Grades K-5, English
2007, Summer

Ms. Pieratt and Ms. DeBord implement a literacy study group to increase professional collaboration, examine their own teaching, and improve reading instruction with a focus on fluency and comprehension. Study group members investigate research, examine student work ... more »

Jennifer A. Spina

Ontario Primary School, Ontario Center, NY
Grades K-5, Science
2007, Summer

Ms. Spina participates in a competency-based school neuropsychological training program designed for school psychologists in order to provide support for elementary students who experience difficulties due to learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactive ... more »

Marisol Ponte-Greenberg

The Bath Beach School, Brooklyn, NY
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Summer

To enhance her musicianship and knowledge of the scientific activity and educational philosophy of Zoltán Kodály, Ms. Ponte-Greenberg travels to Kecskemét, Hungary to the Kodaly Institute to participate in a music education seminar celebrating the 125th ... more »

Marisol Ponte-Greenberg

The Bath Beach School, Brooklyn, NY
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Summer

To enhance her musicianship and knowledge of the scientific activity and educational philosophy of Zoltán Kodály, Ms. Ponte-Greenberg travels to Kecskemét, Hungary to the Kodaly Institute to participate in a music education seminar celebrating the 125th ... more »

Frances Diaz-Sanhueza

Public School 116, Brooklyn, NY
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Summer

Recognizing that school safety is essential to the existence of a rich learning environment, Ms. Diaz-Sanhueza attends a certification program from Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc. to acquire strategies to contain potentially dangerous situations before they ... more »

Donna Hutcheson

Spring Garden School, Nutley, NJ
Grades K-5, English
2007, Summer

To address the needs of students in both special and regular education classes who struggle with decoding and encoding words, Ms. Hutcheson and her colleagues form a study group to investigate the principles and techniques associated with the Wilson Language ... more »

Stephanie Marie True

Bayless Intermediate School, St. Louis, MO
Grades K-5, English
2007, Winter

Ms. True and her colleagues form a study group to explore the “6 + 1 Traits of Writing” method to help their students find their voices as writers and effectively communicate their ideas through written expression. Using student work, the group examines ... more »

Kelly Ann Frankenfield

Jefferson Elementary School, Faribault, MN
Grades K-5, English
2007, Summer

To help students learning English as a second language to acquire academic content while developing language skills, Ms. Frankenfield and her colleagues expand their existing professional learning community. Participants study journal articles to create individual ... more »

Ellen K. Singer

Belmont Elementary School, Olney, MD
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Summer

Ms. Singer develops skills in story formation, shadow puppetry construction, and performance delivery by attending the Eugene O’Neill Puppetry Conference which, under the auspices of the Jim Henson legacy, brings together puppetry masters to mentor students ... more »

Mary Jane Gregan

Burnett Creek Elementary School, West Lafayette, IN
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Summer

Ms. Gregan seeks to improve her drumming skills and instruction by attending the Lake Geneva World Music Drumming summer workshop in Wisconsin. Working with a Ghanaian master drummer and other experienced instructors, Ms. Gregan increases her drumming skills, learns ... more »

Karen L. Smith

The Independent School District of Boise City, Boise, ID
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2007, Summer

Recognizing the diverse needs of gifted students in her school district’s growing population of English as a Second Language (ESL) students, Ms. Smith attends the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children 17th Biennial Conference at the University of ... more »

Linda Teplica

Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Ocean View, DE
Grades K-5, English
2007, Summer

Expanding on existing professional learning communities, Ms. Teplica and her colleagues focus on improving students’ reading comprehension. Participants learn how to teach students to use active strategies before, during, and after reading and design and ... more »

Andrea Rodriguez

Dietz Elementary School, Tucson, AZ
Grades K-5, English
2007, Summer

Building on a professional development plan that helped improve their students’ mathematics achievement, Ms. Rodriquez, Ms. Edwards, and their partners form a study group to examine issues in language arts instruction. In collaboration with a literacy ... more »

Dona J. Helmer

College Gate Elementary School, Anchorage, AK
Grades K-5, English
2007, Summer

Ms. Helmer and her fourth grade teaching partners participate in a year-long study group to explore methods of implementing a new reading program to meet the diverse needs of their students. The study group examines how students learn, investigates research on ... more »

Lisa Marie Allen

Orange Beach Elementary School, Orange Beach, AL
Grades K-5, Science
2007, Summer

Ms. Allen attends an intensive, week-long, graduate-level training program sponsored by the United States Space Foundation. Working with the U.S. Air Force Academy, Air Force Space Command, and partner aerospace companies, Ms. Allen participates in an immersion ... more »