2008 Mahuron Education Grants

2008 Mahuron Education Grants

Applicant

School

Grade Level

Project

Grant Amount

Jeannie Hartsook

SHS

9-12

Lights, Camera, Action – Students will produce their own play.  They will be able to bridge the gap between what they have been taught and what the standards say they should be able to do.

$350.00

Pamela Scales

EWES

4

Lego Learning – students will build a robot using Legos, then they will use the Lego Mindstorms software to program their robots to perform various tasks.  Students will use problem solving skills and a lot of imagination to operate their robots.

$350.00

Rose Ann Callahan

EWES

4

Same as above

$350.00

Shari Dalton

EWES

K-4

Fall Fun Scavenger Hunt – Take students and their families around the campus on a scavenger hunt.  Clues would require reading and math strategies to complete.  At the end of the hunt, families would be fed a quick and easy supper and students would receive a book on their reading level to take home.

$350.00

Brooke Ingram

BSLE

K

Learning Through Music – allow students to improve basic skills through the learning style they learn from best.  Students would be able to take a pre-made song book and personal CD player and practice needed skills on their own.

$164.93

BSLE Kindergarten

BSLE

K

Christmas around the World – Students will learn how the Christmas celebrations of different countries are alike and different.  Each of nine classrooms will select one country to study and learn about specific customs, foods, stories, legends and celebrations.  They will share what they have learned with the other classrooms.

$350.00

Leah Starrett

EWES

3

3rd Grade Community Day – Students will write informational essays about their community.  They will also create a T-shirt that represents their community.  A community day will be hosted and parent, grandparents, and community members will be invited to attend.

$278.50

Debbie Mishler

EWES

1

Amazing Zoo Animal Facts – Invite parents and grandparents to assist students in writing a nonfiction book based upon facts they have learned about zoo animals at the culmination of the zoo animal unit.

$200.00

Anna Marie Endris

EWES

1

Same as above.

$200.00

Penny Casper

EWES

1

Same as above.

$200.00

Stacy Sullivan

EWES

1

Same as above.

$200.00

Mindy McKinley

EWES

1

Same as above.

$200.00

Greg Hopkins

EWES

1

Same as above.

$200.00

Lesia Ellis

EWES

1

Same as above.

$200.00

Brenda Boling

WWES

5

The Lost Stories: Fairy Tales – Students will research traditional fairy tales.  They will summarize, copy, and illustrate these stories to share with the lower grades during a shared reading activity.

$170.00

Brenda Boling

WWES

5

LOGIC: Learning Other Games in Class – Problem-solving skills while challenging the students to have fun.  Students will work together and individually on critical thinking activities and manipulative games.

$80.00

Minds in Motion

BSUE

3-5

Minds in Motion – Balance rope and Vari-Balance Beam to improve academic progress and confidence levels.  Minds in motion will improve physical balance by strengthening the Vestibular system and will improve academic progress by strengthening integration processes in the brain.

$145.15

 

 

 

 

$3818.58

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