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    Foundation For Allen Schools Funded Classroom Grants at

    Allen High School

     

     

    2021-2022 Classroom Grants

     

    Building eSports for the Future

    This grant under English Language Arts (Secondary) Curriculum was awarded to Corey Taylor.  The grant will benefit 80 students this coming year.

    The eSports club will purchase 5 computers to use for competitions this year and in years to come. ESports builds skills in teamwork, communication, confidence, and concentration.

     

      Leaders are Readers!

    This grant under English Language Arts (Secondary) Curriculum was awarded to Jennifer Clements.  The grant will benefit 500 students this coming year.

    "Leaders are Readers!" library provides young Allen Eagles with the opportunity to strengthen their reading, social emotional, and leadership skills!

     

    Tale of Two Cities - 9/11 Museum & Memorial

    This grant under Social Studies Curriculum awarded to Jennifer Clements and will beneift 20 students this coming year.

    In the Spring of 2022, 20 PALs and Chaperones will join Linden HS PALs at the 9/11 Museum and Memorial. This generation for students were not yet born when the terrorist attacks happened so the visit to the museum will be a live-walk through history for each of them. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum is committed to providing students and teachers the tools to understand what happened on 9/11 and how the attacks continue to impact our lives.

     

    Catching the Learning Wave: Individualizing learning to target skills more efficiently

    This grant under Special Education Curriculum was awarded to Lynn Klodzinski along with and will benefit 40 students this coming year.

    MobyMax finds and fixes learning gaps with the power of personalized learning. MobyMax's adaptive curriculum creates an individualized education plan for each student ensuring that students get the extra instruction they need. The MobyMax curriculum teaches students to be better problem solvers, critical thinkers, and creative geniuses with thousands of cognitive skill manipulatives. Or, as we like to say in simple English, to "soar like an Eagle."

     

    Eagle Creations

    This grant under Special Education Curriculum was awarded to Phyllis Adams and will benefit 55 students this coming year.

    Eagle Creations is a program that allows students in Specialized Programs at Allen High School to develop a wide variety of vocational skills through creating and selling products to the Allen ISD community. This opportunity for students results in increased independence and employability skills.

     

    Full interaction

    This grant under Special Education Curriculum was awarded to Jessica Jones along with Sarah Rambo and will benefit 12 students this coming year.

    The Full interaction project gives every student in Allen ISD, no matter their physical or mental impairments, the opportunity to participate in their learning. This project can also increase EVERY student's level of independence.

     

    Working Toward Independence

    This grant under Special Education Curriculum was awarded to Kelly Brown and will benefit 15 students this coming year.

    Through the "Working Toward Independence" project, Special Education students at AHS develop a variety of skills leading to more independence both in the home and community. They plan meals, grocery shop, and cook as well as eat out at restaurants. The positive outcomes for students and families in terms of increased independence, self-esteem, and more meaningful participation in home and community life has been amazing.

     

    Adapt Me!

    This grant under Special Education Curriculum was awarded to Patricia Reyna and will benefit 25 students this coming year at Anderson, Evans, Olson, Curtis Middle School and Allen High School.

    Adapted books for our special needs students will allow opportunity for every student to interact with literature on their own learning level. Adapted books employ cognitive skills such as matching, comprehension, fine motor and attention building skills.