The objective of this grant is to obtain engineering, math, handwriting, and Spanish language materials that students can use upon entering the classroom in the morning to interact, create, problem solve, and learn with their peers. The materials require students to actively work together in small groups and will immediately
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Kings Beach Elementary
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Misc.
We would like to purchase a variety of movement and play equipment that are designed to promote fine motor and gross motor skills for our youngest learners. The traditional PE equipment is not available for our use. This equipment will be used within our classrooms, in the gym, and outside
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Truckee Elementary
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Life Skills & Health
Physical Education
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"Finding a purpose in the work we do or the way we spend our time, which resonates deeply with who we think we are, is an essential part of knowing who we are. If you don’t know what you can do, you don’t know what you might be. Human ability
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Sierra High School
Cold Stream Alternative
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The classroom learning is greatly enhanced by times where the crew (class) is gathered on the carpet at several times throughout the school day. The carpet currently in use desperately needs to be replaced as it is in a state of disrepair.
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Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
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There are students in every classroom who benefit from being able to move while learning. Often, this is seen in tapping feet which can be distracting to other students as it can be noisy, and cause desks to move. This grant would allow us to buy fidget bands that attach
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Tahoe Lake Elementary
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Misc.
The STEPP Program has been participating in the Early Quality Matters, EQM, program through the California Early Learning and Care Division to assure quality in our early learning programs throughout the state. We are in a partnership with Nevada, Placer, and Sierra Counties in participating in this wonderful opportunity for
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Sierra High School
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During the holidays in Downtown Truckee, our students lead historical tours during the Festive Fridays sponsored by the Downtown Merchants Association. Students spend the fall researching the historical buildings and stories of Truckee in the early days. Each child chooses a building in downtown and writes their own informational script
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Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
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History/ Social Science
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Sources of Strength is a TTUSD adopted comprehensive wellness training. Program designer’s characterize it as having, “a true preventative aim in building multiple sources of support around individuals so that when times get hard they have strengths to rely on” (Sources of Strength Description). Sources of Strength’s mission and vision
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Sierra High School
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Over the 2017-18 school year, the TTUSD EL coordinators have participated as Pioneers of Academic Discourse. We have committed to videoing students on a monthly basis as they are in the middle of conversation to document their growth as confident speakers. Our obstacle with nearly all the videos has been
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Tahoe Lake Elementary
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Life Skills & Health
Literacy
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The items listed to be granted are center activities that will be used everyday in the classroom using STEM education. STEM is Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering. The items and their descriptions are listed as follows: Real-Working Cash Register Kids can ring up the fun with our real-working cash register
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Truckee Elementary
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Misc.