Foundation For Allen Schools Funded Classroom Grants at
2021-2022 Classroom Grants
This grant under Counseling Curriculum was awarded to Julia Georgas and will benefit 100 students this coming year.
Motivation Market is a program designed around social emotional growth and financial literacy. It will give students the skills needed to escape the cycle of poverty and give them confidence to take on the real world.
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This grant under English Language Arts (Elementary) & Dyslexia Curriculum was awarded to Julia Georgas and will benefit 100 students this coming year.
Students will grow in their comprehension of non-fiction text as they learn about a wide range of real-world concepts and current news. They'll go beyond the classroom as they discover fascinating events around the world while also navigating how to master key reading concepts.
This grant under English Language Arts (Elementary) & Dyslexia Curriculum was awarded to Dena Goddard and will benefit 50 students this coming year.
Read Naturally Live is a reading fluency program utilized on a web-based platform. This research-based reading intervention assists students to become fluent readers while making solid gains in comprehension and vocabulary. The intervention combines an intrinsically motivating system with evidence-based practices that builds fluency and motivation by reading short, nonfiction passages.
This grant under Math Curriculum was awarded to Trish Jarboe and will benefit 300 students this coming year.
Math Across Grades is a hands-on math plan to use school-wide with all struggling students during their intervention time. This grant will involve the purchase of hands on mathematical materials that increase the depth of understanding of difficult to grasp concepts. These quality materials can be used over and over for years to come.
Visual Vocabulary Cards
This grant under Math Curriculum was awarded to Patricia Dobson and will benefit 35 students this coming year.
These vocabulary cards are very visual and align with the TEKS giving students an image of what the vocabulary word means.
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.