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Erin Sweeney

Gainesville Middle School, Gainesville, VA
Grades 6-8, Physical Education
2008, Winter

In support of creating the technical infrastructure for a new school and its new Health and Physical Education Department, the grantee will attend the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention (AAHPERD) to acquire curricular ... 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.

Carla A Calarge

The University of Texas - Pan American, Edinburg, TX
Higher Education, Social Studies
2008, Winter

In support of building community relations and creating curriculum materials reflective of cultural identity, the Department of Modern Languages and Literature will offer a series of faculty workshops that facilitate the acquisition and integration of content based ... more »

Krista A. Coleman-Baker

J. J. Pickle Elementary School, Austin, TX
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2008, Winter

The grantees will implement a staff development program that illustrates techniques for integrating active-learning methodology across the curriculum. The focus will be on social studies and literacy.

Nancy Eleni Pappamihiel

University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
Higher Education, English
2008, Winter

The partners will implement a professional development workshop that focuses on preparing teachers to work with English language learners on cross-cultural communication and ESOL methodology.

Kelly Ann Hoskins

Ann A. Mullen Middle School, Sicklerville, NJ
Grades 6-8, Social Studies
2008, Winter

The grantee will complete the prescribed digital elements in support of completing the portfolio for National Board Certification.

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 »

Jan Coone

Educational Service Unit #16, Ogallala, NE
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2008, Winter

Five teachers of Spanish will form a study group to explore the integration of podcasts and iPods in the classroom.

Candance M. Connolly

Irving Elementary School, Bozeman, MT
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2008, Winter

Implementing a staff development program based on district learning standard to identify specific pedagogical content knowledge and create an assessment matrix based on authentic measures aligned with inquiry based instruction are the goals of this project.

Christine Scarborough

Romeo Community Schools, Romeo, MI
Grades K-5, English
2008, Winter

The partners will be trained in and implement the “6 + 1 Traits of Effective Writing Program” in support of improving student performance in reading, writing and beginning language skills. This program will allow students to better assess and critique ... 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.

Jaclyn Quesnel

Lura A. White Elementary School, Shirley, MA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2008, Winter

The partners will train and implement an interdisciplinary instructional program to improve student performance across multiple disciplines as identified by state assessment standards. The program will focus on science, math and literacy.

Kimberly M. Lippert

Linlee Elementary School, Lexington, KY
Grades K-5, English
2008, Winter

The grantees will increase student writing performance through the integration of “Writing and Writing Instruction” using an adapted program of Project-Based Learning, with economics as the subject focus.

Jutta R. Doster

Kathleen Middle School, Lakeland, FL
Grades 6-8, Social Studies
2008, Winter

The partners will sponsor a staff development program to help teachers better understand the design and types of questions included on the Florida Comprehensive Achievement test (FCAT) and to align instructional strategies and activities to reflect the FACT format.

Amanda Krause

Community Academic Public Charter School–Amos I Elementary School, Washington, MD
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2008, Winter

The grantee will address the implementation of new district instructional standards for music by attending the World Drumming Summer Institutes Workshops to improve her musical skills and to be able to share professional training with other staff member in the arts.

Fernando Rodriguez-Valls

San Diego State University–Imperial Valley, Calexico, CA
Higher Education, Literature
2008, Winter

The partners will implement the “Literacy Circle Program” for teachers and parents in support of improving learning acquisition for skills associated with reading comprehension. The project includes opportunities for parents and their children to discuss ... more »

Mildred Ward-Hale

John Muir Elementary School, San Francisco, CA
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2008, Winter

Due to instructional inadequacies within 3rd, 4th and 5th grade math, the mathematics team, in collaboration with two mentor teachers, proposes creating a series of math workshops for team members and affiliated relevant staff to level the dissemination of math ... more »

Gabrielle Degenaar

Terry Heights Elementary School, Huntsville, AL
Grades K-5, Social Studies
2008, Winter

The grantee will attend a three-day conference/workshop and training on the implementation process on the Eleven Principles of Character Education and how to model these principles in your local school and community.

James Main

Alpac Elementary School, Pacific, WA
Grades K-5, Physical Education
2008, Winter

The project features a health and wellness program integrating technology monitoring corollary exercise and fitness. Students will learn how to understand and monitor data and use the data to design a fiscal fitness plan.

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.

Tony Desjardins

Texas State Technical College - Harlingen, Harlingen, TX
Higher Education, Literature
2008, Winter

The partners will develop and implement the integration of a “Reading Laboratory” for teaching assistants to collaboratively plan, develop, and deliver instruction.

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.

Tina Shank

Manor Middle School, Lancaster, PA
Grades 6-8, Computers / Technology
2008, Winter

The grantees will implement “Sew to Serve: Project Linus”, a technology program that will assist students in making patchwork blankets and distributing them to needy children and families in their local community.

Michelle F. Allen

Bridge Valley Elementary School, Furlong, PA
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2008, Winter

Using “Computers Aren’t Just Fun and Games,” students will perform activities in Pod casting, webpage design, smart technologies, and digital imagery related to the science curricula. The project will also allow students to communicate with ... more »

Kimberly Garlock

Adam Stephens Middle School, Salem, OR
Grades 6-8, Computers / Technology
2008, Winter

Students will acquire graphic design skills, utilizing advanced technology software. Results of the students’ projects will be shared school-wide in a ‘Design Exposition”, with awards given for innovation, creativity, and functionality.

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 »

Justine Beshara

Campbell Elementary School, Campbell, OH
Grades K-5, English
2008, Winter

Partners will create and implement a reading intervention program that offers culturally inclusive reading materials and activities that model habits/characteristics missing from targeted participant’s everyday learning modality. The goal is to supporting the ... more »

Geneva Neeriemer

Buncombe County Schools, Asheville, NC
Grades K-5, English
2008, Winter

Migrant Education DirectorUsing the digital version of the “Playaway Instructional Learning Program,” ESOL students will improve their reading and English language proficiency toward the goal of meeting grade-level district standards for learning.

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 »

Brenda Dianne Cinkovich

Bloomington Junior High School, Bloomington, IL
Grades 6-8, Computers / Technology
2008, Winter

Using a “triptych” and interdisciplinary collaboration, grantees will increase student performance in social studies and technology by implementing an interactive multimedia program based on culture and research.

Alice J. McVay

Country Oaks Elementary School, Labelle, FL
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2008, Winter

Through the use of technology for a kindergarten and first grade class, this project will assist students in developing critical thinking skills, process driven inquiry and the ability to summarize and analyze large amounts of information to find content specific ... more »

Marcos Martinez

Ricardo Flores Magon Academy (RFMA), Westminister, CO
Grades K-5, Computers / Technology
2008, Winter

Through the use of technology for a kindergarten and first grade class, this project will assist students in developing critical thinking skills, process driven inquiry and the ability to summarize and analyze large amounts of information to find content specific ... more »

Samantha K. Wilkening

Burlington Elementary School, Burlington, CO
Grades K-5, Mathematics
2008, Winter

The grantees will use standard scores from the Math RIT (Rasch Units Standardized Scale), on the Northwestern Evaluation Association Measurement of Academic Program (MAPS) to create an activity-based instructional program to improve student performance.

Darcy Tweedy

Desert Winds Elementary School, Phoenix, AZ
Grades K-5, Science
2008, Winter

Through the creation of three unique habitats (Fluency in the Forest, Comprehension under the Sea and Decoding at the Desert) students will interact and research relevant plants and animals to improve acquisition of state learning standards for reading literacy and ... more »

Nancy Johnson

Huntsville City Schools, Huntsville, AL
Grades K-5, Literature
2008, Winter

The grantees will use the interactive Sensational, Surefire Orchestrated Activity for Reading (SOAR) program as an intervention to reinforce gaps in the student performance as reported by state learning standards assessments.