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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
  • Carol Hanson

    Kayenta Primary School
    Kayenta, AZ
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    Ms. Hanson and her partners form a study group to align the reading, language arts, and mathematics curricula to state standards. After creating curricula maps, the team develops instructional strategies that best meet the learning needs of each student.

  • Christopher Lodwig

    Simon Butler Elementary School
    Chalfont, PA
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    As he analyzes how his teaching methods enhance individual student learning, Mr. Lodwig prepares for National Board Certification. He reflects on the teaching and learning strategies he uses to enhance student achievement, collaborates with colleagues to analyze student work and videotapes of his teaching, and develops a portfolio for board certification.

  • Christopher Lodwig

    Simon Butler Elementary School
    Chalfont, PA
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    As he analyzes how his teaching methods enhance individual student learning, Mr. Lodwig prepares for National Board Certification. He reflects on the teaching and learning strategies he uses to enhance student achievement, collaborates with colleagues to analyze student work and videotapes of his teaching, and develops a portfolio for board certification.

  • Christopher Shadle

    E. G. Bowers Elementary School
    Massillon, OH
    Innovation Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    To ensure that all students learn about their heritage and pioneer life in general, Mr. Shadle and Ms. Hintz integrate special needs students into their general education classes. Students write books and draw illustrations of how nineteenth century communities developed. The project culminates with “Pioneer Day,” where costumed interpreters describe life in pioneer communities.

  • Christopher Shadle

    E. G. Bowers Elementary School
    Massillon, OH
    Innovation Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    To ensure that all students learn about their heritage and pioneer life in general, Mr. Shadle and Ms. Hintz integrate special needs students into their general education classes. Students write books and draw illustrations of how nineteenth century communities developed. The project culminates with “Pioneer Day,” where costumed interpreters describe life in pioneer communities.

  • Daniel McDowell

    West Hills High School
    Santee, CA
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Winter

    To help students understand the critical role that propaganda played in the maintenance of totalitarian regimes such as Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, Mr. McDowell and Ms. Johnstowne simulate a ministry of propaganda. Students learn media literacy by creating storyboards that glorify a fictional state for film and print campaigns.

  • Daniel McDowell

    West Hills High School
    Santee, CA
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Winter

    To help students understand the critical role that propaganda played in the maintenance of totalitarian regimes such as Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, Mr. McDowell and Ms. Johnstowne simulate a ministry of propaganda. Students learn media literacy by creating storyboards that glorify a fictional state for film and print campaigns.

  • David Paden

    John Dewey Learning Academy
    Lecompton, KS
    Student Achievement Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Winter

    To engage their at-risk students in school, Mr. Paden and his partners designed a curriculum that connects environmental education and service learning with all content areas. Focusing on land navigation, students plant trees, build birdhouses, and create trail markers. Students present the project at the National Service Learning Conference.

  • David Paden

    John Dewey Learning Academy
    Lecompton, KS
    Student Achievement Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Winter

    To engage their at-risk students in school, Mr. Paden and his partners designed a curriculum that connects environmental education and service learning with all content areas. Focusing on land navigation, students plant trees, build birdhouses, and create trail markers. Students present the project at the National Service Learning Conference.

  • Erin Lumpkins

    Woodburn School for the Fine and Communicative Arts
    Falls Church, VA
    Innovation Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    Ms. Lumpkins, Ms. Flaherty, and Ms. Vance integrate fine arts with language arts by exploring storytelling. Students survey storytelling in all content areas and create daily drawings in their sketchbook journals, which are a springboard to narrative and expository writing. For background knowledge, students read fiction and nonfiction books on story cloths, which are new art forms similar to quilting, and their importance to storytelling in various cultures. The project concludes with the students creating their own story cloths.

  • Erin Lumpkins

    Woodburn School for the Fine and Communicative Arts
    Falls Church, VA
    Innovation Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    Ms. Lumpkins, Ms. Flaherty, and Ms. Vance integrate fine arts with language arts by exploring storytelling. Students survey storytelling in all content areas and create daily drawings in their sketchbook journals, which are a springboard to narrative and expository writing. For background knowledge, students read fiction and nonfiction books on story cloths, which are new art forms similar to quilting, and their importance to storytelling in various cultures. The project concludes with the students creating their own story cloths.

  • James Keating

    Broad Ripple High School
    Indianapolis, IN
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Winter

    Mr. Keating travels to London, England, to attend a program at Oxford University on language and literature. At Oxford, he refines his knowledge of language and literature and effective pedagogical techniques. Mr. Keating uses this knowledge to improve his teaching practices. He shares his knowledge with colleagues to advance the content of their subject areas and effectively engage students in learning.

  • James Keating

    Broad Ripple High School
    Indianapolis, IN
    Learning & Leadership Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Winter

    Mr. Keating travels to London, England, to attend a program at Oxford University on language and literature. At Oxford, he refines his knowledge of language and literature and effective pedagogical techniques. Mr. Keating uses this knowledge to improve his teaching practices. He shares his knowledge with colleagues to advance the content of their subject areas and effectively engage students in learning.

  • Jeanene Holliday

    Hunters Glen Elementary
    Missouri City, TX
    Innovation Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    To increase the problem-solving skills of students who are struggling with mathematical concepts, Ms. Holliday, Ms. Aziz, and Ms. Hilburn help students develop a mock corporation. Students establish and manage a for-profit company that designs and sells clothing. Working within several corporate divisions, students track and distribute salaries, market and advertise their clothing, and manage general operations. Students conclude the program with a fashion show.

  • Jeanene Holliday

    Hunters Glen Elementary
    Missouri City, TX
    Innovation Grant
    Grades K-5
    2004, Winter

    To increase the problem-solving skills of students who are struggling with mathematical concepts, Ms. Holliday, Ms. Aziz, and Ms. Hilburn help students develop a mock corporation. Students establish and manage a for-profit company that designs and sells clothing. Working within several corporate divisions, students track and distribute salaries, market and advertise their clothing, and manage general operations. Students conclude the program with a fashion show.

  • Jemi Baham

    Monrovia High School
    Monrovia, CA
    Innovation Grant
    Grades 9-12
    2004, Winter

    Through “Learn by Teaching,” Ms. Baham and Ms. Ford enrich the communication and science vocabulary of their English language learners. After studying complex biology vocabulary and concepts, these students practice their communication and critical thinking skills by developing and teaching science lessons to elementary students.

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