Grantees

Showing results for Grades: Grades 9-12

Tanya Turner

Hancock College Preparatory High School, Chicago, IL
Grades 9-12, Science
2007, Winter

Students participating in Ms. Turner and Ms. Scavone’s “Little Hancock on the Prairie” project have the opportunity to work as researchers on an ecological study. Using a prairie environment created on their campus, the urban students identify and ... more »

Carol Sue Harless

DeKalb Early College Academy, Avondale Estates, GA
Grades 9-12, Literature
2007, Winter

Students at DeKalb Early College, an early college initiative for high-ability students who have not been successful in traditional high schools, participate in a documentary project to deepen understanding of literary works and historical background. After reading ... more »

Sheryl Ryder

Vacaville High School, Vacaville, CA
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2007, Winter

With the support of community partners, Ms. Ryder-Burns and Ms. Garcia initiate Virtual Enterprise programs to help prepare their students for work in a real-world business environment. Students learn the daily operations required in running a business from ... more »

Misti Dawn Vogle

Richardton-Taylor High School, Richardton, ND
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2008, Fall

Mrs. Vogle will attend a three-day session training program sponsored by MogoMedia. The session will enhance student technology learning at both Richardton High School and Dickinson State University.

Lisa Giacalone

Lynnfield High School, Lynnfield, MA
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Fall

To prepare for Lynnfield's inclusion of Italian language courses, Ms. Giacalone will participate in a month long intensive culture and language program in Florence, Italy. The knowledge gained will be shared with colleagues at Lynnfield.

Karen Sharp

Bogalusa High School, Bogalusa, LA
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Fall

The Bogalusa M.A.G.I.C. (Making Achievement Gains In our Community) team will participate in leadership training opportunities through the Search Institute to build a community of leaders with a clear vision dedicated to building developmental assets and fostering ... more »

James Jeffrey Reichle

Lassen High School, Susanville, CA
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Fall

Mr. Reichle will represent his science department as a Spanish translator for the school's growing ESL population by attending 25 weeks of intensive immersion Spanish instruction in Guatemala.

Mitchell Trembicki

Haverford High School, Havertown, PA
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Fall

Seeking to gain knowledge about IPM, a technique growers use requiring advanced understanding of insect life-cycles and knowledge of pesticides and their environmental impacts, students will collect and analyze data, making recommendations that will be implemented ... more »

Rachel Parrett

Wayne Trace Junior/Senior High School, Haviland, OH
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2008, Fall

"The History for the Thumb Generation" project will motivate students by integrating technology with state standards in a way students will respect and understand. By incorporating technology into the social studies classroom, Mrs. Parrett and Mrs. Sinn will bridge ... more »

Ryan Knudsen

Weaver Academy, Greensboro, NC
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2008, Fall

The "SMARTT Challenge" will provide collaboration between Career & Technical students and Performing & Visual Arts students. Students will learn about important environmental, energy, and economic issues as they research options and then retrofit a gasoline powered ... more »

Beverly Blomgren

Humboldt Senior High School, Saint Paul, MN
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Fall

Science and social studies students will determine a course of action to reduce the effects of erosion and water runoff on school grounds. Through engagement in service learning, students will also develop and begin implementation of a long-range plan to create ... more »

Kristina Lindes Belcher

Stephen Decatur High School, Berlin, MD
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2008, Fall

To improve the classroom participation and engagement of students who are Limited English Proficient, Ms. Lindes and Mr. Comroe will procure a SMART Board to be used in conjunction with current curriculum. The technology will create a more interactive classroom, ... more »

Risha Allen Mullins

Montgomery County High School, Mt. Sterling, KY
Grades 9-12, Literature
2008, Fall

Mrs. Mullins and Mrs. Mantooth will expand the Moo Moo Book Club at Montgomery County High. As they read new books each month, the literacy of students in the club will increase through higher-order thinking and discussion, aligning with national and state standards. ... more »

Greg Kottcamp

Golden High School, Golden, CO
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Fall

Social studies students in Golden High School will be directed to groups of documents on the National Archive Records Administration's website from which certain pre-determined questions can be answered. After answering the questions, the students will complete a ... more »

Cathy Barnett

Antwerp Local School District, Antwerp, OH
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Summer

Antwerp PEERS will provide an opportunity for building teacher capacity to integrate technology into all phases of instruction, and into a school-wide plan. The plan will include in-depth professional development for a “core” in-house training team who ... more »

Shawna Gareau-Kurtz

WE-MO-CO Career and Technical Education Center, Spencerport, NY
Grades 9-12, Literature
2008, Summer

Mrs. Gareau-Kurtz and Ms. Post will establish a teacher resource library. The library will target new teachers and will provide materials for new teacher mentors.

Rebecca S. Buckingham

Lisbon Central School, Lisbon, NY
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Summer

Ms. Buckingham and Ms. LaPage will create school-wide collegial study groups focused on the readings of texts that address instructional improvement within classrooms and across classrooms within the school. There will be a special focus on students who are at the ... more »

Kristen Gulsvig

Tartan High School, Oakdale, MN
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Summer

Ms. Gulsvig and Ms. Hoffman will design and implement district-wide professional development opportunities to address the growing population of students with autism spectrum disorders. The professional opportunities will focus on developing resources and teaching ... more »

Mark J. Davids

Grosse Pointe South High School, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2008, Summer

Mr. Davis and Mr. Pata will form a study group to collaborate with automotive and communications engineers to learn the basic science and engineering principles related to an Intelligent Transportation System (ITT). Using this knowledge, the grantees will supervise ... more »

Dale Forcier

Grayling High School, Grayling, MI
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2008, Summer

Ms. Forcier and Mr. Pummell will form a collegial study group with other teachers to increase student achievement by improving instruction through the use of quality assessment with the Classroom Performance System (CPS). The collegial study group will address ... more »

Joyce Marshall

EH Miller School, Palatka, FL
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Summer

By attending the “Teaching with the Brain in Mind” program, Mrs. Marshall will learn instructional strategies that are compatible with brain processes that retain information. Upon completion of the training, strategies will be shared with teachers in the ... more »

James E. Greene

Stone Memorial High School, Crossville, TN
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Summer

Mr. Greene and Ms. Ridge will challenge students to solve a murder mystery using DNA evidence at a simulated crime scene. The eight part laboratory series will foster critical thinking and problem solving in the field of genetics.

Cindy Rochester

Clackamas High School, Clackamas, OR
Grades 9-12, Mathematics
2008, Summer

In an alternative approach to addressing national and state standards, statistics students will lead freshman science students through a series of mini labs testing consumer products. The lab series is an alternative approach using critical thinking skills to teach ... more »

Tami Golliday

Memorial High School, St. Marys, OH
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Summer

Project Blue will allow students to investigate carbon cycle global warming issues, generate presentations, conduct experiments, and present findings to their peers as well as outside community organizations.

Shanna Howell

Shanna Howell

Marlboro High School, Marlboro, NJ
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Summer

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Understanding the Global Village: Connecting with Entrepreneurs via Microfinance

Shanna Howell was searching for ways to open the “global eyes” of her ninth grade social studies students. Howell, a teacher at Marlboro High School in Marlboro, New Jersey, was ... more »

Jonathan H. Bergmann

Woodland Park High School, Woodland Park, CO
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2008, Summer

Lessons and lectures will be recorded as video podcasts by Mr. Bergman and his partners for student use outside of class. With the resulting additional class time, students will have greater opportunity for self-directed laboratories.

Steven Shizumura

Firebaugh High School, Lynwood, CA
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Summer

The “Healthy Foods Project” will allow students to research and develop their diets by learning about the effects different types of food have on health. Participating students will disseminate their learnings to the general population of students ... more »

Michaelann Kelly

Eisenhower High School, Houston, TX
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Winter

The partners will advance the training of the Critical Friends Group (CFG) to improve learning strategies in support of broadening in measurable terms instructional development targeted for the minority learner.

Lana Garris

Camden Academy Charter High School, Camden, NJ
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Winter

The grantee will participate in professional development activities based on educating students about “ethnic identity.” These activities will result in a set of learning materials to assist students in better understanding ethnic identity through stories. ... more »

Frank Burch

Pontiac Central High School, Pontiac, MI
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Winter

The grantees will implement an interdisciplinary collaboration program based on district-learning standards with the goal of developing instructional methodology to improve student performance.

Elizabeth Law

Eisenhower High School, Houston, TX
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Winter

Utilizing the International Baccalaureate (IB), Visual Arts Program, students will create a “personal visual art statement” reflecting their voice and vision which incorporates a portfolio, exhibition and research workbook.

Jeffry Hagen

Carroll High School, Corpus Christi, TX
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Winter

Using the National History Day project model, students will research and then create an interactive display to illustrate specified learning standards for social studies. The project includes student presentations in front of experts in the field.

Christine Boen

La Pine High School, La Pine, OR
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2008, Winter

Students will strengthen their critical thinking skills through conducting research on current social issues that will allow them to distinguish between fact, opinion, bias and stereotypes. The students will also learn key presentation skills, including debate, ... more »

Robert Elmer Parsons

Daniel Webster High School, Tulsa, OK
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Winter

To encourage critical thinking and problem-solving skills and using a kinesthetic learning approach, students will construct anatomically correct systems of the human body in support of acquiring knowledge based on state learning standards for anatomy and physiology. ... more »

Zack Boatman

Santa Fe High School, Santa Fe, NM
Grades 9-12, Mathematics
2008, Winter

Using acquisition measures acquired through the implementation of the MAPPS test (English and Mathematics standards with particular interest given to measures of acquired or refined critical thinking skills), the partners will implement an activity-based program of ... more »

Donald E. LaClair

Stevens High School, Claremount, NH
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Winter

In support of state learning standards for science, the grantees will implement a hands-on learning project using computer-based weather technologies to teach the science and environmental effects of weather.

Chakita R. Jackson

Hazelwood Central High School, Florissant, MO
Grades 9-12, Literature
2008, Winter

Formatted in the framework of a “Literacy Academy,” the partners will create an intervention literacy program targeted to students assessed under state criteria for reading and writing and performing below their designated grade level. This program will ... more »

Erin Van Dusen

Linganore High School, Frederick, MD
Grades 9-12, Mathematics
2008, Winter

The grantees will implement an interactive, hands-on mathematics program linking real-life learning scenarios based on district learning standards. The project will include students’ writing essays that explain the link between mathematical concepts and ... more »

Nicolette M. Darjean

Beau Chene High School, Arnaudville, LA
Grades 9-12, Science
2008, Winter

The partners will use instructional technology in science labs that allow students to conduct virtual experiments using real-life problems and create presentations based on the results of those experiments. The experiments will integrate both math and science ... more »

Kendra Parks

James Madison Memorial High School, Madison, WI
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2009, Fall

The Memorial High School Equity Team, comprised of ten teachers from a variety of disciplines, will purchase resources to study how to implement effective communication strategies in order to host a series of evening

Community Dialogue Sessions

for a diverse ... more »

Jessica Voigt

C.W. Baker High School, Baldwinsville, NY
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2009, Fall

Ms. Voigt will implement a Balinese Painting unit in her Drawing & Painting classes based on first-hand experiences gained during travel to Ubud, Bali.While abroad, Ms. Voigt will have the opportunity to work directly with Balinese natives to learn new painting, ... more »

Twila Haeser

Wildwood High School, Wildwood, FL
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2009, Fall

In order to alleviate the stress of combining the formerly separate Wildwood Middle and High schools, Mrs. Haeser and partners will create cross-curricular, multi-grade level professional development teams.Additionally, books will be purchased for small focused ... more »

Victoria Seavers

Timber Creek High School, Orlando, FL
Grades 9-12, English
2009, Fall

Ninth grade biology and English teachers will focus on developing the knowledge and tools to teach, as well as to provide, students with common experiences.The biology teachers will explore common hands-on labs and lessons as well as problem-based learning ... more »

Sondra Davis

Agua Fria High School, Avondale, AZ
Grades 9-12, History
2009, Fall

Mrs. Davis will attend the AP Art History Training Conference to gain the tools necessary to deliver and design AP curriculum for the classroom, after which she will conduct in-service trainings at high schools in her district to align curriculum and content ... more »

Nancy Olsten

West Auburn High School, Auburn, WA
Grades 9-12, Social Studies
2009, Fall

In order to deepen critical thinking and problem solving skills in at-risk students, Ms. Olsten and Mr. Parsons will introduce global issues through cross-curricular, activity-based learning.  Students will consider issues through biographies, interviews, and ... more »

Leanne Schrier

Central Bucks High School West, Doylestown, PA
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2009, Fall

Ms. Schrier and Mr. Jaffe will create an

ActivClassroom

to increase student engagement and achievement.  By using interactive, technology-rich lessons, students will be equipped with the 21st century skills necessary for success in higher education and the ... more »

Ruth Anker

Cambridge High School, Cambridge, OH
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2009, Fall

In an effort to encourage students to enter the engineering field and to develop cross-curricular skills between technology, math, and science, Mrs. Anker and Ms. Highman will develop a course in robotics.  Students will be encouraged to develop skills in ... more »

Cynthia Sutyak

Normandy High School, Parma, OH
Grades 9-12, Science
2009, Fall

Mrs. Sutyak's biology and Mr. Verlie's physics classes will use current technology to complete inquiry-based investigations.  These projects will prepare the students with 21st century skills in STEM research by focusing on the plastic crisis, which is quickly ... more »

Lea Ann Pitcher

Raytown High School, Raytown, MO
Grades 9-12, Mathematics
2009, Fall

By utilizing a student-response clicker system, algebra students will get immediate feedback and will be able to keep track of their progress on learning objectives.  Daily opening and closing questions will be used to check for student understanding and to ... more »

Lee Rometti

West Iron County Schools, Iron River, MI
Grades 9-12, Computers / Technology
2009, Fall

Students from Mr. Rometti's high school business classes and Ms. Walbrink's fifth grade class will work together to produce a promotional video which will be available to the public and viewable on the web.  Students will develop and analyze surveys, plan ... more »