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2019 Participants

2019 Recipients

Award Total – ‚Äč$29,420.00

grants

 

Atlanta Primary School

  • Kindergarten Team
  • T&T:  Tiggly and Teaching
  • $4317.60
  • Tiggly is a hands on learning tool to be used with iPads that include physical applications to assist young learners in recognizing numbers, letters, phonetic skills, math, writing, etc. This tool will be another learning tool to implement blended learning into the classroom and create a self motivating environment for each individual student to learn and reach personal goals at their own pace.

 

Atlanta Primary School

  • Katherine Stubbs
  • I Wanna See a Show, Let’s Go To the Perot
  • $2310
  • This grant is for the 1st and 2nd grade to attend an educational field trip to the Perot in Texarkana. Field trips are imperative to developing cognitive spatial skills and the student’s perception of the world around them by enriching their cultural exposure to fine arts. 

 

Atlanta Elementary School

  • Jamie Hurt & Brittany Hall
  • Turn the Tables
  • $4946
  • Markerboard tables are an innovative way to increase student engagement and integrate various learning and teaching styles into one experience. The tables are a great example of how implementing small changes in the classroom can increase student engagement.

 

Atlanta Elementary School

  • April Britton & Laurie Saffel
  • Brick by Brick
  • $2375.40
  • LEGO education WeDo 2.0 is computer software that provides over 40 hours of teaching material and 17 projects across key science topics including: physical science, life science, earth and space sciences, and engineering. This software brings to life 280 building elements that motivate students to collaborate, build, problem-solve, and explore.

 

Atlanta Elementary School

  • April Britton
  • Ready Set LEGO Wall
  • $532.63
  • Legos are a timeless classic for creativity and building that engages natural curiosity and helps to introduce STEM ( science, technology, engineering, and math) in a relative way where the students are learning without realizing! This grant is for a vertical lego wall to be put in the ThinkLab where students can freely build and create to stimulate problem solving, enhance critical thinking skills, and promote early engineering skills.!

 

Atlanta Middle School

  • David Harris, Shelly Waldon, Taylor Windham
  • Coding Rab-Bots
  • $4989
  • Students work together to complete subject related tasks to get correct information in order to make a robot perform the correct function. In today’s world it is important for students to understand how to troubleshoot a problem and connect a written question to reality. It is equally important for a student to remember a concept. By the “hands on” experience of holding and discovering how a robot works, the student will have a much better understanding that just being told the robot has a sensor and needs a code.

 

Atlanta Middle School

  • Jill Howard, Rachel Hogue, Tyler Johnson
  • CHOICE LAb
  • $4,946.56
  • The objective of this lab is to give students the opportunity to learn to be a competitive part of global society. This lab will fill a unique void at AMS by removing the glass ceiling for the kids that are capable of learning beyond the curriculum currently offered. This will be made available for 3-45 minute sessions a week where students would have personal choices of project-based learning and collaborative group instruction. There will be a direct impact on the Masters category on the STAAR test.

 

Atlanta Middle School

  • Caren Rumsey & Shauna Lee
  • Around the World With 3 Grades
  • $5000
  • Virtual reality goggles expand students’ horizons by taking them beyond classroom walls. These goggles can be incorporated in every classroom in every subject from exploring the human body to visiting landmarks in other countries!