Foundation For Allen Schools Funded Classroom Grants at
2021-2022 Classroom Grants
This grant under Counseling Curriculum was awarded to Julie Lindberg and will benefit 100 students this coming year.
Mindful Miniatures are a great way to connect with the school counselor. In a time when mental health has never been more important, connecting with students is vital. Families have gone through many struggles and loss. Miniatures in play are a great way for the school counselor to reach our students through time in the counselor office or small group.
Learning to LOVE Reading: 2nd Grade Book Clubs
This grant under English Language Arts (Elementary) & Dyslexia Curriculum was awarded to Kristin Crothers and will benefit 100 students this coming year.
Book Clubs are a fun and engaging way to get our students excited about reading! Students will be able to converse with each other about different texts and reflect on what they've read with their peers.
Mirror, Mirror In My Hand
This grant under English Language Arts (Elementary) & Dyslexia Curriculum awarded to Anna Levy and will benefit 88 students this coming year.
THE BIGGER PICTURE: Mirror, Mirror In My Hand................Help us engage our learners with a hands-on visual approach as we teach the science behind sounds and letters. We want to engage and motivate students beyond the traditional ways of learning.....and it starts with a little hand, holding a little mirror.
Rootin' Tootin' Fun Scooter Skills
This grant under Physical Education Curriculum was awarded to Rebecca Stamey along with Chad Sanford and will benefit 600 students this coming year.
Scooter Board Activities are a fun experience for all ages. Students that have opportunities to use scooters can take away valuable lessons. How do students benefit? They practice moving different ways, at different speeds and at the same time develop cognitive, emotional and physical skills by traveling through obstacle courses, competing in relays, and participating in a number of modified Sports on Scooters.
This grant under Science/STEAM Curriculum was awarded to Sarah Wallwork and will benefit 600 students this coming year.
Generation Genius will allow all students at Green Elementary to bring science to life through fun and educational videos paired with lesson plans, activities, quizzes and reading material.
ScienceSaurus! Bridging Science and Literacy
This grant under Science/STEAM Curriculum was awarded to Sarah Twedt and will benefit 95 students this coming year.
SciecneSaurus Student Handbooks Level 4-5 adds support to and supplements the hands-on science done in the classroom, lab, or STEAM club while also reinforcing literacy, building vocabulary, and increasing comprehension. It is a one-stop-shop reference aid bridging a much needed gap between science and literacy.
This grant under Special Education Curriculum was awarded to Diane Drogosch along with Linda Clift and Lisa Kungle. It will benefit 68 students this coming year.
Flocabulary is a supplemental learning program for grades K-12 that provides video-based learning activities to support academic vocabulary development in the content areas of Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Math, Current Events, Vocabulary, and Life Skills. Flocabulary uses educational hip-hop music to engage students and increase achievement across the curriculum.
Learning Math with Touch
This grant under Special Education Curriculum was awarded to Lisa Kungle and will benefit 8 students this coming year.
TouchMath will allow students to make substantial growth in their mathematical skills and concept knowledge. Through the use of a variety of instructional methods students are given the opportunity to use concrete objects to experience math then apply what they have learned. The multi-sensory approach will enhance small group work and independent workstation tasks in the classroom.
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.