The objective of this grant is to provide computer mice for all students grades 3-5 to aid in the control of their Chomebook during state testing time. Currently students using the trackpad, which can be challenging for students. We want to give our students at TES the best opportunity for showing their skills and knowledge of the assessments.
The benefits of this grant will be a potential increase on CAASP state test results, with students becoming more proficient with their computer skills and application of their knowledge.
The success of this grant will be measured by student feedback of computer mice use, as well as, the overall computer skills demonstrated by the students while taking the CAASP. Student and teacher surveys will be used.
If funded, all teachers will be issued a class set of computer mice. The teachers will training the students to use the mice through classroom projects and assignments to gain comfort with these tools prior to the testing window.
This grant is written for all students grade third through fifth.
Other items for teachers have been purchased from the Measure A budget. This is a very large purchase for our current budget.