The table below lists grants that have specifically benefited Glen Lake Elementary school.
Watch the video to learn more about the impact that HEF grants have on the students at Glen Lake Elementary School.
HEF also provides grants that benefit all the elementary schools. See them here.
View the district map showing a summary of grants for each school here.
|Glen Lake Writers Consortium||Created a Writers' Consortium fpr all 4th and 5th graders to introduce them to the varied writing opportunities.||1999-2000|
|Teaching Responsibility||Funded CLIMB Theaterresponsibility program.||2000-2001|
|Mobile Elementary Computer Lab||Helped fund the purchase of a wireless mobile computer lab allowing the use of computers for smaller groups of students.||2001-2002|
|Differentiation Instruction||Funded the purchase of books and materials for a teacher study group on differentiated instruction.||2001-2002|
|Media Center||Media Center||2002-2003|
|Writers in Residence||Provided a matching grant for a Writers in Residence program providing students in Grades 2 through 6 with an in-depth experience with a professional writer or poet.||2002-2003|
|Matching Books to Readers||Matching Books to Readers expands the library collection to better meet the needs of beginning and early readers. Glen Lake Elementary will add books that are categorized by content and level of difficulty. This enhances independent reading by matching student reading level to book difficulty.||2005-2006|
|Activotes for Promethean Interactive Whiteboards||ActivotesTM integrated personal response systems are used with interactive whiteboards. They are designed to encourage student participation and enhance learning. [box style="rounded" border="full"]Awarded Fall 2007, Glen Lake Elementary, Submitter: Patty O'Reilly[/box]||2007-2008|
|Language Learning Through Laptops||This pilot program further enriches the 4th grade One-to-One Laptop Program. Using an online world language program, Rosetta StoneTM, students learn Spanish at their own pace and can take their laptops home at night to complete activities with their families.||2007-2008|
|Digital Voice Recorders||This pilot program enables teachers at Alice Smith and Glen Lake Elementary schools to more accurately identify needs in the evaluation process and give more specific feedback and therapy for speech and language students.||2008-2009|
|COMPASS Cooking Class||This grant funds cooking supplies for the COMPASS special education cooking class.||2008-2009|
|Listening Center||This grant funds multi-user listening centers for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th graders, to help expose students to literature that is at their maturity level but beyond their reading level.||2008-2009|
|RTI Reading Intervention||This early reading intervention pilot program provides 1st graders with literacy assistance including phonemic awareness, word decoding and vocabulary skills.||2008-2009|
|Home Connection Literacy Bags||The Literacy Bags program for first graders offers great opportunities for students and their families to work together with activity packs. The activities also promote higher order thinking skills and have a writing component.||2009-2010|
|Nooks: Any Book, Any Kid, Any Time||E-book pilot. Teachers can engage students by giving them quick access to popular new books. This 21st century technology helps disguise the difficulty level of books to reduce the embarrassment some students feel who are reading below grade level.||2010-2011|
|Learning Social Skills Through Video Role-Paly||With FLIP cameras, students with disabilities can view themselves in role play and real-life interactions. These tapes are used for discussions on socially appropriate interactions.||2010-2011|
|Daily 5 Listening Centers||Resources that support the 'listening' phase of the classroom Daily 5. Read more||2011-2012|
|Improving Student Achievement Through STEM||This grant funds “Explore Lab” project-based learning kits to be used throughout Glen Lake for engineering experiences. Read more||2011-2012|
|Bee Bots: Creating a Buzz with STEM||Programmable Bee Bots in 1st and 2nd grade classrooms. Read more||2013-2014|
|Community Vegetable Garden & Outdoor Classroom||Partnering with Glen Lake’s community, the school’s new living laboratory will focus on science, agriculture, and cooperation. Each grade level will plant six plots and use the garden in a different way. Read more.||2015-2016|
|3-D Learning Through Virtual Reality||HEF is funding this curricular enrichment to give students the deeper learning and understanding made possible by an immersive 360-degree experience.Read more.||2015-2016|
|Give Me a Break||HEF is partnering with Glen Lake to expand the school’s current offerings to purposefully and proactively address sensory dysregulation for any student who needs a quiet space or sensory input such as a weighted vest, to focus or calm themselves. Read more.||2017-2018|
|Lego Wall||Small groups of students will use buckets of Lego bricks for purposeful mathematical challenges, for designing and building, for marble runs, for artistic creations, and for engaging before and after school fun. Read more.||2017-2018|
|Game On! Social Learning Through Board Games||Modeled after the popular Chess Club, the Board Game Club will provide fun, challenging student interaction - no electronics allowed! This HEF grant will stock the club with a wide variety of games, including something sure to interest any student. Read more.||2017-2018|
|Glen Lake Go!||Place-based learning and out of school experiences are part of a vigorous re-imagining of the best way to educate our children. Glen Lake’s first and second grade teams will pilot this lab prototype of frequent educational ‘field trips’ into the real world. Read more.||2019-2020|
|Increasing Engagement and Rigor||Glen Lake staff have fully undertaken the Hopkins’ Vision 2031 mission to disrupt the current system. HEF’s grant is sending a team of six to Educator Training at The Ron Clarke Academy (RCA) – a preeminent lab school for fourth-eighth grade in Atlanta Georgia with similar demographics to Hopkins. Read more.||2019-2020|
|Project-Based Learning||Project-Based Learning is part of the 2020-2022 Pathways to a Healthier Future Special Appeal. Learn more.||2019-2020|
|Calming Corners||Calming Corners is part of the 2020-2022 Pathways to a Healthier Future Special Appeal. Learn more.||2019-2020|
|DIY STEM Tinker Kits||This HEF grant funds six different sets of crates full of interesting gadgets to be sent home, encouraging all students to fully participate along with any siblings who care to join in. Some enthusiastic learners have already created videos of themselves with their projects, and now the excitement can grow and spread. Learn more||2020-2021|