The time to replace outdated technology in the classroom to run educational software and learning products has come. Currently, I have six iPad2 tablets in the classroom that are no longer supported by Apple and are considered obsolete. The iPads in the classroom have limited compatibility and cannot be upgraded
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Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
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Building. Creating. Designing. Hands on activities. That's what happens in the STEAM Lab at North Tahoe School. However, at this time, the love of learning through reading books, seeing pictures and sketches, learning from other people's mistakes, failures, and blunders to help enhance and support key concepts is missing. STEAMing
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North Tahoe School
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Literacy
Career Technical Education (CTE)
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All students throughout Tahoe Truckee Unified School District are 1:1 with Chromebooks. Many classes require students to watch videos, listen to podcasts, or participate in online programs. In addition to these assignments, many of our students have the "text to speech" accommodation or audiobooks on their Individualized Education Plans that
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North Tahoe High School
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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.
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Truckee Elementary
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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
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Truckee High School
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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
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North Tahoe School
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Career Technical Education (CTE)
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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
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Donner Trail Elementary
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Mathematics & Science
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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
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Donner Trail Elementary
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Mathematics & Science
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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
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Donner Trail Elementary
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Mathematics & Science
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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
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Glenshire Elementary
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Technology