Standard Grants

Spaulding Elementary School

K-5Integrated Science Literacy -combining science literacy and inquiry-based science discovery
SpauldingEnhanced Inclusion for Special Needs Students – multi-sensory and cooperative learning tools;
Classroom Library Connection -books with promotion of home-school reading;
Fitness Frog’s Take Home Bags -special take-home backpacks with fitness devices
McAlisterFrom Me to the Sea -biology experiments in ponds & Long Island Sound;
Family Outreach -in-depth program to enhance parent-child relationships;
Visual Arts for Educational Improvement -training to create an art therapy program;
Colonial Life in America -an innovative and integrated social study unit;
Podcasting -technology to post news, music, poetry, and other events on the SPS website;
Document Cameras -new technology for Grade 5 to enhance classroom innovation;
Connecticut Historical Society 4th Grade Partnership -training to generate innovative curriculum change.
Middle SchoolEntrepreneurship: Business Operation -exploration of potential for a business run by special needs students
Student News Production -training to prepare for a comprehensive effort to create a news operation capability
High SchoolReaders Helping Readers – creation of audio recordings by students for younger students with reading difficulties
Electricity Efficiency & Conservation – energy usage monitors, light sensors, and data loggers