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Grantee Archive

Our grantees represent educators from all parts of the U.S. and cover all grade levels and subject areas. Below you will find a searchable database of all of the projects we’ve funded in the past 3 years.

Type of grant received
Grade level taught
Subject taught
State where grantee teaches
  • Michelle Evans

    Valley Elementary School
    Huntsville, UT
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 6-8
    2004, Spring

    Ms. Evans, Ms. Hogge, and Ms. Weight increase the critical-thinking and inquiry skills of their students by transforming computer labs into spaceships. Students use these spaceships to travel back in time and research famous mathematicians. Students also interact with volunteers who pose as these figures. Based on what they learn, students write journal entries and produce booklets about the mathematicians’ influence.

  • Nancy Goss

    Amity Junior High School
    Orange, CT
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Spring

    In a four-week unit on human biology, ninth-grade students at Amity Junior High School create an illustrated children’s book on the human body. Students research a system in the human body, and then create a children’s book about that system. At the conclusion of the unit, students travel to a local elementary school to share their books with second graders.

  • Nancy Goss

    Amity Junior High School
    Orange, CT
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Spring

    In a four-week unit on human biology, ninth-grade students at Amity Junior High School create an illustrated children’s book on the human body. Students research a system in the human body, and then create a children’s book about that system. At the conclusion of the unit, students travel to a local elementary school to share their books with second graders.

  • Nancy Sadaly

    East High School
    Erie, PA
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Spring

    Ms. Sadaly attends “It’s Never Too Late Literacy Institute” summer institute to learn research-based strategies to improve reading comprehension for secondary students. She uses this knowledge to revise the district’s language arts curriculum and lead her colleagues in implementing best practices in reading instruction.

  • Nancy Sadaly

    East High School
    Erie, PA
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Spring

    Ms. Sadaly attends “It’s Never Too Late Literacy Institute” summer institute to learn research-based strategies to improve reading comprehension for secondary students. She uses this knowledge to revise the district’s language arts curriculum and lead her colleagues in implementing best practices in reading instruction.

  • Patrick Boehmer

    Carrington Public Schools
    Carrington, ND
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Spring

    Mr. Boehmer and Ms. Johnson enhance the science and environmental knowledge of their students through a project on ecosystems. Students form peer-learning groups to research an ecosystem of their choosing and use plants, animals, and materials to create an ecosystem in aquariums. Groups collect and exchange data on their respective environments.

  • Patrick Boehmer

    Carrington Public Schools
    Carrington, ND
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Spring

    Mr. Boehmer and Ms. Johnson enhance the science and environmental knowledge of their students through a project on ecosystems. Students form peer-learning groups to research an ecosystem of their choosing and use plants, animals, and materials to create an ecosystem in aquariums. Groups collect and exchange data on their respective environments.

  • Paul Rozycki

    Mott Community College
    Flint, MI
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Higher Education
    2004, Spring

    Dr. Rozycki and Dr. Moxley develop community service learning resources to encourage faculty and students to be civically engaged. Study group participants identify best practices to guide civic engagement activities, develop and pilot a multidisciplinary service learning course, and evaluate the effect of service learning on student achievement. To share what they learn, participants create a website that highlights best practices and a faculty guide on how to launch and sustain service-learning activities.

  • Paul Rozycki

    Mott Community College
    Flint, MI
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Higher Education
    2004, Spring

    Dr. Rozycki and Dr. Moxley develop community service learning resources to encourage faculty and students to be civically engaged. Study group participants identify best practices to guide civic engagement activities, develop and pilot a multidisciplinary service learning course, and evaluate the effect of service learning on student achievement. To share what they learn, participants create a website that highlights best practices and a faculty guide on how to launch and sustain service-learning activities.

  • Paula Carlson

    Simpson Waverly School
    Hartford, CT
    Innovation Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Spring

    Ms. Carlson, Ms. Kevorkian, and Ms. Namnoun-Allen design a multidisciplinary curriculum that improves students’ social studies, art, and literacy skills. Collaborating with a local museum, students research the history of one of Hartford’s landmarks, the Bushnell Park Carousel. With this knowledge, students create artwork, books, and music about the carousel. At the conclusion of the project, students visit Bushnell Park and produce and stage a musical production about the carousel landmark.

  • Paula Carlson

    Simpson Waverly School
    Hartford, CT
    Innovation Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Spring

    Ms. Carlson, Ms. Kevorkian, and Ms. Namnoun-Allen design a multidisciplinary curriculum that improves students’ social studies, art, and literacy skills. Collaborating with a local museum, students research the history of one of Hartford’s landmarks, the Bushnell Park Carousel. With this knowledge, students create artwork, books, and music about the carousel. At the conclusion of the project, students visit Bushnell Park and produce and stage a musical production about the carousel landmark.

  • Rebecca Pittard

    Pine Trail Elementary School
    Ormond Beach, FL
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Spring

    Ms. Pittard and her partners, all teachers in different grade levels throughout the district, form a lesson study group to improve mathematics pedagogy. After collaborating to develop lessons, participants conduct classroom observations and reflect on strategies to improve instruction.

  • Rebecca Pittard

    Pine Trail Elementary School
    Ormond Beach, FL
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Spring

    Ms. Pittard and her partners, all teachers in different grade levels throughout the district, form a lesson study group to improve mathematics pedagogy. After collaborating to develop lessons, participants conduct classroom observations and reflect on strategies to improve instruction.

  • Robert Bonner

    Cornelius Elementary School
    Cornelius, OR
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Spring

    Mr. Bonner travels to New Zealand to observe and learn best practices for reading instruction. After touring the country, he implements successful instructional approaches and develops strategies to assess reading skills.

  • Robert Bonner

    Cornelius Elementary School
    Cornelius, OR
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Spring

    Mr. Bonner travels to New Zealand to observe and learn best practices for reading instruction. After touring the country, he implements successful instructional approaches and develops strategies to assess reading skills.

  • Roberta Oliver

    Richard Edwards School
    Chicago, IL
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 6-8
    2004, Spring

    Eighth-grade English language learners improve their literacy and science skills by creating laboratory manuals for elementary students. To develop these documents, the older students photograph each stage of the various experiments and add step-by-step instructions. To help elementary teachers use the manuals, the eighth graders lead a training program.

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