2015-16 Collaborative Learning Team Grants

Engineering and Design

Members

Grant Description

Business Partner

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Team Leader:
Marilyn Garza: Santa Barbara Junior High School

Team Members:
Katie Curry, Santa Barbara Junior High School
Cailean Kilroy, Santa Barbara Junior High School
Nicole Knecht, Santa Barbara Junior High School
Timmy Palmer, Santa Barbara Junior High School

Marilyn’s Team will enhance the science curriculum by bridging the compartmentalized classes of the school and form connections with the electives. This will allow the team to present science through the different perspectives of the electives and exposes the students to disciplines that they may not have had time to explore.

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Peabody First Grade NGSS Science Standards Planning

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Team Leader:
Kebi Howe, Peabody Charter School

Team Members:
Julie Godlis, Peabody Charter School
Megan Heffernan, Peabody Charter School
Liz Long, Peabody Charter School
Tina Roessler, Peabody Charter School
Robyn Sole, Peabody Charter School

Kebi’s team will put together a yearlong plan for science following NGSS and using FOSS as their guide.The team will adapt lessons and create similar lessons that can be more cost effective.

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Learning ‘STEM’s from Experience

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Grant Description

Special Designation:

Ellen Dempsey Memorial Grant

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Team Leader:
Amanda Sweigart, Ellwood School

Team Members:
Amelia Stockton, Ellwood School
Jennifer Vick, Ellwood School

Amanda’s team will include STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activities as an integral part of their classroom environment.