Students in Grades 2-5 currently engage in the WeDo LEGO Robotics construction and coding using the LEGO Education WeDo Robotics Software, v. 1.2. This grant would fund 15 kits at the next level as well as the new version of WeDo Software, v.2.0.
Grant Applicant
Cari Reid
Grant Co-applicants
Heidi Pruett
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
Technology
DNA and genetic analysis is one of the most widely used techniques in biotechnology. Areas of use include ancestry determination, forensic science, cancer research, health evaluation, genetic modification of food, epidemiology, genetic counseling, just to name a few. Most of the time, a process called polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is
Grant Applicant
Kathy Tallant
Grant Co-applicants
"Kirby Reed, Jim Worthy, and Courtney Shalvis"
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee High School
Grant Category
Career Technical Education (CTE)
Mathematics & Science
Technology
STEAMing Through the Middle with Robotics is a program that will peak and propel the middle students interest in coding and robotics in the STEAM elective classes at North Tahoe School while addressing several of the Career Technical Education (CTE) Standards and 21st Century Competencies. The students in the STEAM
Grant Applicant
Heidi Bushway Verkler
Grant Date
School Site
North Tahoe School
Grant Category
Career Technical Education (CTE)
Technology
Dreambox learning is an online adaptive program that is completely common core standards based. Students are able to login and interactively practice standards that adapt automatically to their needs or their acceleration. Teachers are able to assign by skills and standards or can just allow students to "play" without knowing
Grant Applicant
Erica Stukey Allstadt
Grant Co-applicants
Michelle Reed
Grant Date
School Site
Donner Trail Elementary
Grant Category
Mathematics & Science
Technology
These kits will whole class to invent and build simple solar-electric machines that run on light. This is for the purchase of two classroom kits of 15 Solardrive components, with additional tools and materials. Renewable and re-usable, the SolRun kit enables students to explore and invent solar-powered machines. Hands-on Solar
Grant Applicant
Ashley Staron
Grant Date
School Site
Donner Trail Elementary
Grant Category
Mathematics & Science
Technology
This grant is being written for all Donner Trail Elementary students to be able to observe the live feed from the International Space Station all day, everyday using ISS-Above! The ISS-Above tracks the International Space Station and displays information screens and live video from the external cameras on the ISS.ISS-ABOVE
Grant Applicant
Ashley Staron
Grant Date
School Site
Donner Trail Elementary
Grant Category
Mathematics & Science
Technology
I would like to purchase digital cameras to be used by my third grade students. Digital cameras would be used to document our learning throughout the year as well as communicate with parents and others about what is happening in our classroom through the eyes of the students. In third
Grant Applicant
Valarie Anagnos
Grant Date
School Site
Glenshire Elementary
Grant Category
Technology
Newsela is a free online news site and app that provides students with high interest, differentiated, leveled versions of actual news articles and follow-up questions in a quiz form. Newsela PRO allows teachers to track individual student progress, as well as additional support in the form of annotations and written
Grant Applicant
Abby Osborn
Grant Co-applicants
Ingrid Bourke, Cindy Burau, Kathee Hansen, Dave Goggin, Judi Scoville, Claire Boyle
Grant Date
School Site
Tahoe Lake Elementary
Grant Category
Literacy
Technology
TTUSD would like to propose purchasing four kits, two 30-unit class sets, and two 10-unit center kits to expand our Virtual Reality offerings at the school sites. Currently, the kit is at 100% usage and has been successful at all three grade spans. We have been working with teachers directly
Grant Applicant
Ed Hilton
Grant Date
School Site
District-wide
Grant Category
Technology
Truckee Elementary's students have been ulilizing Lexia Core 5 Reading across grade levlels with motivation and success. Reductions and shifts in funding since we purchased the multi-year site-wide license last year are causing us to apply for this grant in order to keep this resource benefitting our students. We are
Grant Applicant
Jamie Maitia
Grant Date
School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
Technology
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