Category - Funded Projects

2014 Funded Project: Northborough Reads Together-Community Reading Day

Granted: Funding for new books, for approximately 80 classrooms, to be used by community members to read on Community Reading Day. Summary Description: Northborough Reads Together – Community Reading Day, will bring all of our students pre-K through 8th grade together to celebrate literacy in a distinctive manner as guest readers from the town, business,[…]

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2014 Funded Project: Project Based Learning

Granted:  Funding to purchase site license for the PBL Project Summary Description:  The PBL Project is an electronic resource offering students engaging, relevant learning opportunities. The set of electronic Common Core aligned lessons offers weekly “exercises” for students in all grades K-5 at Lincoln Street School. The lessons are designed to promote student growth in[…]

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2013 Funded Project: Race You to the Top: Partner Climbing at Zeh

Granted:  One Dangle Duo Climbing Ladder Summary Description:  Physical Education class in the 21st century is about learning life long skills of cooperation, personal challenge and physical fitness.  “Race You to the Top” introduces our students to the Dangle Duo, a high element partner climb.  Partners must collaborate and communicate in order to reach the[…]

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2013 Funded Project: Enhancing Our Understanding of Our English Language Learners

Granted: Funding to purchase five sets, to be housed at each of Northborough’s schools, of five cultural reference guides and materials pertaining to English Language Learners. Summary Description:  Northborough has been enriched by a growing number of linguistically and culturally diverse families moving into our community.  This project will make research-based materials available to all[…]

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2013 Funded Project: Saving Trees with a Document Camera

Granted: Funding to purchase 1 Avermedia CP 135 document camera. Summary Description:   Almost 300 students taking French at Melican Middle School will benefit from the purchase of a document camera.  It will enhance sharing students’ creations and promote collaboration on a daily basis

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2013 Funded Project: Enhancing Literacy Through Technology

Granted: Funding for 4 iPads, covers and applications. Summary Description:  Through the use of iPads, students in grades 1-3 at Peaslee Elementary will further develop their literacy skills by using content specific and open ended apps.  Students will be able to share their learning through slide shows, podcasts and student made books.

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