Posts tagged English Language Arts
Diversity Classroom Libraries – $1,500

Curricular Area: English Language Arts
Grant Focus: Books
Schools: Wallace & Priscilla Stevenson Intermediate School
Items Purchased: Books and teacher research time

The teacher applying for this grant noted that the classroom libraries didn’t fairly represent the diversity in our student population. This grant will compensate the teacher for research time as well as the purchase of novels and nonfiction literature for WPSIS 4-6th grade English Language Arts classroom libraries. Books will be by diverse authors about diverse topics featuring diverse protagonists.

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Whitson eReaders - $4,182

Curricular Area: English Language Arts
Grant Focus: Technology
Schools: Whitson Elementary
Items Purchased:  12 Kindle Paperwhites, 12 Kindle Fires, eBook Library

This grant supported a pilot into using eReaders to "encourage voracious consumption of high-quality books" by Whitson students, as well as supporting struggling readers and English language learners with "immersive reading" experiences.

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