Fall 2010 - $ 22,800

 

Name of Grant: Graphic TI-84 Calculators

Campus: Athens High School-Pinnacle

Teacher: Lauren Bartlett, Phyllis Gannon (photo unavailable)

Amount: $3,000

This grant will put Graphing calculators into the hands of students that need them for class work as well as homework. Students will increase their number of hands on activities in science and math.

 

 

Name of Grant: SAT Vocabulary Novels

Campus: Athens High School-Pinnacle (photo unavailable)

Teacher: Tony Sikes

Amount: $900

This grant will introduce SAT vocabulary into novels within the context of the story. Research has proven this method is more beneficial to the student when compared to traditional methods of vocabulary learning. The goal of this grant is to increase SAT scores for college bound students.

Name of Grant: Math Master Mind Campus: Athens Intermediate Teacher: Lynda Taylor Amount: $1,300 This grant will provide mini-computers to enable students to practice their multiplication facts. These can be used at their desks any time of the day and can be a fun way to learn. Mastering multiplication is vital to learning more advanced math skills such as algebra and geometry.

Name of Grant: Strengthening Core Concepts Campus: Athens Intermediate Teacher: Nikki Mason, Kim Storey Amount: $1,600 Some students lose their focus and feel restricted by sitting in one position throughout the day. This project is designed to provide students with a viable option to sitting in a chair for extended periods. Students will be able to move more freely on balance balls and focus their attention on learning.

Name of Grant: Texas News Campus: Athens Intermediate Teacher: Jodie Babb Amount: $1,400 Texas Studies Weekly is a weekly newspaper which helps students in their social studies. It contains a social studies lesson, a current event, an article describing a geographical region of Texas, a biographical spotlight of a prominent Texas citizen, an article on Texas wildlife.

Name of Grant: Math Master Mind Campus: Athens Intermediate Teacher: Lynda Taylor Amount: $1,300 This grant will provide mini-computers to enable students to practice their multiplication facts. These can be used at their desks any time of the day and can be a fun way to learn. Mastering multiplication is vital to learning more advanced math skills such as algebra and geometry.

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