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Grant History Cont.

     

















 

SMART Board - Provided one SMART interactive electronic whiteboard teaching tool that interfaces with a computer. This is the first SMART Board to be installed at Birch Grove
Barna - Birch Grove Primary School
$8,431

Read Naturally Lab - Provided 15 4GB MP3 players with cases and AC adapters, and 30 reading timers to create a lab to foster independent student reading using the Read Naturally program software already owned by the school
Kolasinski/Bagley - Tolland Intermediate School
$1,425

Graphing Calculators and Smart View Software - Provided 10 sets of Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus graphing calculators and Smart View software to enable interactive teaching of calculator operation and to enable analysis of data and mathematical models at a higher level of understanding
Leary - Tolland High School
$2,700

World Drumming - Provided funds to purchase percussion instruments (including shekere, maracas, bongos, claves, talking drum and tubano) to be used in new World Music Percussion program
Socha (Originally submitted by Wattel) - Tolland Middle School
$1,500

World Language Museum of Francophone and Hispanic Art - Provided for framing upgrade and additional pieces of art work
Ehler - Tolland High School
$700

Cicero: History Beyond the Textbook - Provided 7 subscriptions to web-based American history teaching aid that provides teachers and students with maps, visuals, lesson plans, music and primary source documents
Olsen - Tolland Intermediate School, Tolland Middle School and Tolland High School - Various grades
$1,890

SMART Boards - Provided 1 additional SMART interactive electronic whiteboard. $4,000 of which provided by Newman's Own Foundation
Tyl - Tolland Intermediate School
$4,200

SMART Boards - Provided 2 SMART interactive electronic whiteboards that interface with a computer. The Science Coordinator will train teachers in the use of the SMART Boards, which will be available to all teachers and students in the school
Tyl - Tolland Intermediate School
$8,400

 

Broadcast Journalism Equipment - Provided computer workstations, tripod and microphone for new 9-week television broadcast journalism elective program. Students will use the equipment to plan, shoot and edit 50-second TV news stories, which will be submitted to FOX 61 Student News.
Ehler - Tolland High School
$3,750

World Language Museum of Francephone and Hispanic Art - Provided 40-50 framed artwork posters to be displayed in the World Language hallway. Students will use the art as a context and focal point for developing oral and written skills. It will also promote cultural awareness and tolerance.
O'Brien - Tolland High School
$2,425

World Explorer Carpets - Provided 9 8'4" X 11' carpet floor maps of the world with continents and oceans labeled for second grade classrooms to aid in the instruction of geography.
Olsen - Birch Grove Primary School
$4,215

Document Cameras - Provided 8 document cameras to be used by the English, Science, Math and Social Studies departments
Paul - Tolland High School
$3,680

Little Bear Snowshoes - Provided 30 pairs of award-winning snowshoes specially designed for younger children. The snowshoes will expose students to a new form of exercise and will be incorporated into science, language arts, winter physical education, recess, team building and other activities.
Stevens/Dunn - Tolland Intermediate School
$1,180

Choral Risers - Provided six sets of choral risers for Tolland Middle School. (Rockville Bank Foundation contributed $1,200 toward the grant). The risers will enable up to 96 students to stand in multi-level tiers while giving performances.
Stewart - Tolland Middle School
$4,563

Multiple Intelligences Book Collection - Provided a collection of ficiton and non-fiction books that support the theory that the traditional notion of intelligence based on testing is far too limited. The Multiple Intelligences theory enhances and enriches topics to include more artistic and creative ways of looking at the world.
Hill - Tolland Intermediate School
$900

Digital Senders & Disktop Computers - Provided 1 HP 9100C Digital Sender and 2 desktop computers for the Tolland schools donated by Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels, LLC. Estimated value = $1,150.
Leege - District-wide
$1,150

 

Document Cameras - Provided 4 document cameras that enable photography and projection of 2-D and 3-D teaching materials onto a white board.
Mickiewicz - Tolland High School
$1,800

Project Adventure - Provided 8X20 foot traverse low ropes climbing wall to be used to teach team building and promote strength and fitness in the physical education curriculum and after school programs.
Keithan - Birch Grove Primary School
$5,025

 

Poet-in-Residence
Coulum -Tolland Middle School
$3,000

Computers, Reading Counts, Others
Leege - District Wide
$4,000

Outdoor Play Equipment
Shumate -Tolland High School
$5,456

Andre Garant Workshop
Jasion -Parker School
$1,100

Braidy Dolls
Drobney - Birch Grove Primary School
$2,200

Computers from Aetna & KKC
Leege -District Wide

Health Fair
Silverman -Parker School
$3,100

Computer podiums with tablet laptops - 2 Units
Bosco - Birch Grove Primary School
$5,800

Computer Podiums - 2 Units
Rosenzweig -Tolland Middle School
$4,000

Book Collection for Library with Rockville Bank
Whitmore-Stevens -Tolland High School
$1,500

First Biographies Pack (2 Book Sets)
Rallo - Birch Grove Primary School
$575



Shakesperience
Leeds -Tolland High School
$900

Breaking Down Print Barriers
Sayers -District Wide
$900

Mobilizing Instructions
Rosenzweig -Tolland Middle School
$4,446



Mentor
Madigan/Gramling - Birch Grove Primary School
$1,000

Writing Workshop
Desy -Tolland Middle School
$1,300