I Can Be Anything That I Want to Be, $1170.00
items in this grant will enhance the children’s knowledge regarding different
careers and how each career contributes to their community. A variety of hands-on manipulatives will give
opportunities to role play and discover careers.
Zippity Animals with the Traveling
Gibson & Linda Adams, ECC
grant contains kits encompassing the study of the “big ideas” in science,
including four areas that children love: 1) insects, 2) jungle/forest friends,
3) sea animals, and 4) farm animals.
Each kit includes hands-on materials and visual aides to help students
learn important basic skills, language development, and academics.
**“Lite” Up Learning, $239.75
from this grant will be used to purchase 25 travel size Lite Brites to be used
as an exciting resource for PreK and Kindergarten mathematics. Skills learned include patterning by colors,
demonstrating patterns, basic shapes, number and color recognition, corners,
arches, and lines.
Should We Just Bag It? $610
grant idea was constructed from the need to rebuild the home-to-classroom
connection. The project will turn
homework practice into fun, family time while at the same time reviewing skills
learned in the classroom using activity bags.
Squirmin’ for Learnin’, $277.50
grant is designed for learning basic science skills through hands-on
activities. An all time favorite
topic…WORMS will be studied. The grant
includes live items in the Worm-Vue Wonder-a double sided viewing case for
students to observe worms in their natural habitat.
Only the Beginning, $920.00
grant provides equipment including Webcam, software, and digital camera to
allow Senior English students explore British Literature in a new way. Activities would include connecting via
webcam to a classroom of Seniors in Ireland to debate satirical works as well
as assigning daily Researchers and Scribes to share information of a given
lecture or topic in real time.
Digi-Portraits/Lasting Impressions, $421.29
involved in this project are photographed individually and then shown how to
use editing software to create a graphic image or portrait of themselves. The image is then printed, copied on a
transparency and then enlarged to poster sized.
Students then copy the lines, assign the appropriate values and/or colors
and apply the paint; creating a unique masterpiece!
Zoom! Zoom! Zoom!…Pedal! Pedal! Pedal! $1786.00
DuBois & Vera Yirsa, HS
grant will address drinking and driving as well as cell phone usage, talking
and texting while driving. An adult
sized “pedal care” and traffic cones will be purchased and obstacle course set
up for students to practice driving, first wearing “beer goggles” then while
texting. The goal of the grant is to
encourage students to think before engaging in risky behavior.
GO APES!, $1900.00
lab kits that provide basic materials and lessons for subject areas like plate
tectonics, fossils, chemical weathering, rocks and population for the Advanced
Placement Environmental Science course and regular environmental science
classes, this grant also provides funds for the purchase of supplies to put the
high school green house back to work again.
MY, MY, MY…Did I Pass EOI???, $2779.00
grant provides CPS student response pads or “clickers” enabling instant
assessment of student comprehension of lessons.
Since the system gives instant feedback, a teacher knows whether to move
on or continue teaching a concept.
Let’s Get Connected, $475.00
project would consist of creating an online classroom. The online classroom would be used mostly for
discussion boards and chat rooms. If a
student had a question after school, they could post a question, and either the
teacher or another student could post discussion of the discussion board.
TI-Nspire Navigator System, $2639.00
grant provides the classroom teacher with the ability to network the TI-Nspire
graphing calculators to a classroom computer.
With this system, the teacher will be able to track the progress of
individual student learning via one computer screen.
New Age Intervention, $538.00
grant is designed to enforce reading skills and be used as an aid in the
classroom for intervention teaching throughout the year. Students can record and play back their
responses in this easy to use system.
Leap Into Learning, $356.95
project equips a first grade classroom with 4 Leapster Learning Systems and a
variety of educational games to use with those systems. It provides a fun and engaging center that
meets all learning style needs while challenging each child at their level.
It’s Clicker Time, $5460.00
DuBois, Diane Manning, LeeAnn Holt, LE
grant provides student “clickers” to the second grade classrooms. The “clickers” allow teachers to assess
student effectiveness and comprehension in all subjects.
Student Response Systems, $5000.00
Amos, Gayle Coyle, Lyn Crawford, Mindy Collins, MS
grant provides student response systems to the reading department. The CPS provides real-time feedback for an
instruction and will be an effective tool positively impacting student
Click It, $2844.00
grant includes implementing the Smart Student Response System to motivate all
students to participate in classroom lessons.
Using Smart Technologies Student Response Systems enables teachers
interact with current Smart Boards and technology. It is a creative and novel approach for
Dandy Dictionaries for Delightful
grant provides a classroom set of dictionaries for use by 5th grade
students for learning vocabulary and other PASS requirements for this grade
“PASS” with REFERENCE RESOURCES,
for this grant will provide current reference books to support the library curriculum
at the Upper Elementary School. Resource
books include encyclopedia sets, America the Beautiful Series, World Almanac
and Book of Facts and North American Print Road Atlas.
The World is Your Destination, $443.00
Talking Globes to help 5th graders learn about the world they live
in. The Globes include over 10,000
questions, track scores, and play anthems and songs. The addition of these globes will enhance
student learning of our world.
Time We’ll Tell!, $176.00
grant will provide students with much needed time-related, hands-on
manipulatives for classroom problem solving.
Items included are small Geared Student Clocks, Elapsed Time Rulers, an
Elapsed Time Teacher Clock, an Elapsed Time Line, and large Geared Student
Junk in My Trunk, $1289.72
grant is designed to fill the department trunk with art supplies that are
currently shared with the Middle school Art department; creates a reserve
treasure chest of art in anticipation of the bond issue construction and
relocation of the MS art department.
Hoot Hoot Whooo’s in My Pellet, $301.95
5th grade science students the opportunity to dissect regurgitated
owl pellets investigate and sort contents to better comprehend food chains.
Third Graders Get Wired, $18,120.00
includes a mobile computer cart and 30 laptops to be utilized in third grade
classrooms allows for further integration of technology into the
curriculum. Each third grade student
will now be working on a laptop computer up to four hours per week!
“Alternative Thoughts”, $407.90
students receiving alternative education the opportunity to compile a creative
anthology emphasizing the art of writing and illustrating poetry; copies of the
work will be kept in the library and students will receive a bound copy.
Read Into It, $257.41
innovative approach to reading for students with learning problems using an
online reading program and headphones, this model of hearing oneself read leads
to self-correction and improved fluency
Crazy Traits!, $1450.00
are a fun and innovative manipulative to help students learn about genetics in
*Let’s Hear It! Poetry Out Loud, $865.00
Davis & Linda Fracek, HS
national recitation contest, which invites the dynamic aspects of slam poetry,
spoken word, and theater into the English class; each HS English class will
choose a winner to participate in a school wide competition. The winners will attend the state finals in
Sequoyah Challenge, $452.52
MS students books from the 2011 Sequoyah Masterlist to read; each student that
reads at least three of the books will be eligible to vote on their favorite
book in April for the Sequoyah award
one year online subscription to BrainPOP ESL to teach English to speakers of
**Project 3H, History, Happen, Here, $2347.09
materials for the United States History curriculum in MS including maps,
history and primary source documents and readers to enrich and develop the history
Get Up! Get Moving! Get Healthy!, $1238.79
Highley & Molly Sanders, ECC
grant introduces nutrition, dental health, and physical activity to the
children in the ECC using healthy choices handouts, books, play food and active
indoor recreational toys. A take home
parent component is included.
Pop!: An Explosion of Instructional
Technology in the Classroom, $995.00
one year subscription to online BrainPOP, an educational resource, creating
animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators,
and bolsters achievement.
Everyone Gather Around, $400.00
an Elmo Visual Presenter Document Camera.
The presenter allows the teacher to place an object for viewing or
demonstration under the camera while the image is projected on the SmartBoard. This tool is especially useful when
demonstrating labs for displaying specimens in HS science.
Art Resources, $485.69
the student art learning experience by using audio and video resources that
effectively demonstrate or showcase relevant artists, history, processes,
opportunities and information.
“Distinguished Oklahomans”, $767.32
Collaboration between the librarian and the UE classroom teachers, this project
will provide the opportunity for students to use literacy skills in completing
a biographical research paper using biography and Oklahoma books, internet,
websites, encyclopedias, and Oklahoma almanacs.
Sink Into Catastrophic Events, $868.17
will sail on the Titanic through the North Atlantic Ocean. Along the way they will encounter problems
such as buoyancy issues, water pressure, icebergs, water displacement, bulkhead
issues, and rivet failure. “Hands-on”
science activities will explore difficult science concepts in an exciting way
“Has Anyone Seen MY Atom?”, $931.40
magnetic model with removable electron, protons, and neutrons. Students build atoms, ions, and isotopes
through an intuitive and hands on manner. An asset for teaching atom concepts
in High School science classes.
Fill ‘Em Up!, $319.20
Flynn & Amy Kreutz, UE
effort to create a strong community, improve school climate, and emphasize the
value of all individuals. Buckets in
homeroom classroom within the UE will be used daily to create a safer, kinder,
and positive school climate and reinforce a respectful student body.
of the Shining Star Award for Outstanding GEFFE Grant
for the Shining Star Award for Outstanding GEFFE Grant
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