Foundation For Allen Schools Funded Classroom Grants at

    Boon Elementary




    2021-2022 Classroom Grants


    4th Grade Circuits

    This grant under Science/STEAM Curriculum was awarded to Teri Stepanic and will benefit 100 students this coming year.

    Students learn all about circuits with hands-on experiences and extend their thinking through problem solving with circuit mazes.



    Boon Does SCIENCE!

    This grant under Science/STEAM Curriculum was awarded to Teri Stepanic and will benefit 750 students this coming year.

    At Boon, we DO science! Our students will have many opportunities to learn science through inquiry with hands-on science labs.


    From Problem Solving to Problem Posing

    This grant under Math Curriculum was awarded to Brenda Fee and will benefit 160 students at both Boon and Olson this coming year.

    Problem Solving to Problem Posing This grant introduces the instructional method of problem posing to high-level mathematics students in grades 2-6. Problem posing refers to instruction where students generate their own problems or questions based on a given situation. The goal is to help students independently solve problems in novel ways and pose new mathematical questions of interest to investigate.


    DT - Leveled Readers

    This grant under English Language Arts (Elementary) & Dyslexia Curriculum awarded to Ella Jones along with Jill Jaska, Susie Barlow, Deb Scott, Carli Burke, Dena Goddard, Amber Arnold, Candice Frazier, Janice Harrop, Maria Burnes, Julieta Henderson, Angela Lunde, Shia Valdovino, Janell Cook, Tami Everett.  The grant will benefit 900 students this coming year at the following campuses: Anderson, Bolin, Boyd, Chandler, Cheatham, Evans, Green Kerr, Lindsey and Ford Middle School.

    Connected texts are decodable books that use predictable words and word patterns through engaging stories. The Dyslexia Therapist can use these books, in combination with other materials, to address the student?s fluency and comprehension skills. The Allen ISD Dyslexia Department wants to enhance its program by giving its students the opportunity to read these books so they can become stronger readers.