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.
Grant Applicant
Kat Newell, MinBorg classroom parent
Grant Co-applicants
Dana Seaborg
Grant Date
School Site
Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
Grant Category
Misc.
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
Grant Applicant
Jen McMaster
Grant Co-applicants
All Staff at Tahoe Lake
Grant Date
School Site
Tahoe Lake Elementary
Grant Category
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
Grant Applicant
Cindy Maciel
Grant Date
School Site
Sierra High School
Grant Category
Misc.
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
Grant Applicant
Diane Welch
Grant Date
School Site
Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
Grant Category
History/ Social Science
Misc.
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
Grant Applicant
Sierra High School
Grant Date
School Site
Sierra High School
Grant Category
Misc.
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
Grant Applicant
Abby Osborn
Grant Date
School Site
Tahoe Lake Elementary
Grant Category
Life Skills & Health
Literacy
Misc.
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
Grant Applicant
Cari Reid
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
Misc.
The Qball is a soft throwable microphone designed to be used in a classroom setting. We are interested in adding one to each classroom for a total of 10. It will plug into our existing sound amplification system
Grant Applicant
Julie Brisbin
Grant Date
School Site
Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
Grant Category
Misc.
Background & Overview For students that are continually distracted or struggle with a learning disability, especially sensory processing disorders such as ADHD, Dyslexia, or other learning impairments like anxiety and stress, sitting in class for an entire day can be nearly impossible. Focus tools like fidgets can help students regulate
Grant Applicant
Liz Erdelyi
Grant Date
School Site
North Tahoe High School
Grant Category
Misc.
The objective of the desktop carrels/privacy shields is to provide privacy to students during assessments, reading, or any time a student needs less distractions. The privacy shields are large enough to cover a standard desk and Chromebook. Many of our classrooms are designed for group work, but there are times
Grant Applicant
Julia Worster
Grant Co-applicants
Kelley Clare
Grant Date
School Site
Alder Creek Middle School
Grant Category
Misc.
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