We made the following grants, totaling $137,000, to Hopkins schools in 2011-2012.
Royal Bash 2012 special appeal to support the investment that we and the District have made in iPads for our students. We’re providing dynamic, relevant content for our students to span the world without ever leaving their desks. They learn reading and math at their own personalized level. They are discovering… they are creating… More ways of learning. Read more.
Professional life coaches will provide one on one coaching for students and workshops for teachers, staff, and parents. Read more.
Third and fourth grade classroom libraries will receive expanded book options to build literacy skills. Read more.
Listening to Reading, Reading to Self, Reading to Someone, Working on Writing and Working with Words are all components of the Daily Five literacy program. This grant provides resources for listening learning stage. Read more.
This grant funds “Explore Lab” project-based learning kits to be used school wide for engineering experiences. Read more.
Lexia software provides reading assessment, lesson plans and teaching tools that adjust to students’ progress and individual needs. Students at home can also access the web-based technology. Read more.
This innovative parent involvement program works with families of English Language Learners to explain the college process and help families better prepare their students.
The project helps students in the Off-Campus Pavilion develop writing, illustrating, editing and technology skills. Read more.
Small groups of world language students can now easily record their conversations with Flip cameras. Students are more comfortable, and the teachers can more efficiently assess the oral activities outside of class time with the video recording. Read more.
This grant funds a year-long orientation and transition program at West Jr. High. It links 7th grade students with 9th grade students who are trained as mentors. Read more.