Category - Funded Projects

2013 Funded Project: “In a Word: Explicit and Exploratory Vocabulary Instruction”

Granted: Professional materials, vocabulary/sentence level games, and electronic resources which will provide exposure to Tier 2 and 3 vocabulary words. Summary Description: In a Word: Explicit and Exploratory Vocabulary Instruction provides Lincoln Street School’s fifth grade team with an opportunity to differentiate vocabulary instruction through the use of games, center-based activities, peer collaboration, and professional/teacher[…]

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2013 Funded Project: One School, One Book

Granted: 15 copies of the novel Never Fall Down and one copy of the DVD The Flute Player to be used by Algonquin Regional High School students and community members. Summary Description:  Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick has been selected as the 2013 summer reading novel for “One School, One Community, One Book”.  Algonquin[…]

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2012 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 2013, 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,[…]

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2012 Funded Project: Hearing History

Granted: Funding to purchase headphones and splitters to be used in the U.S. History II classes. Summary Description: Students will enhance their interaction with primary sources in U.S. History II through the purchase of 30 headphone sets and six multi-headphone splitters. These items will allow students to listen to songs, watch clips of historical films,[…]

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2012 Funded Project: Manipulating Math

Granted: Funding to purchase jumbo sized magnetic math manipulatives which all grades could use during instruction time. Summary Description: Manipulating Math will provide supplementary math materials to enhance the new math program, Think Math. The jumbo sized magnetic manipulatives will be available to assist teachers with instruction at all grade levels.

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2012 Funded Project: Story Walk for Fitness

Granted: Funding for books and hardware. Summary Description: This project will promote literacy as well as health and fitness. Children’s books will be chosen that are in the subject area of eating healthy, or physical fitness. The library teacher will separate the pages, laminate and mount them onto a board. The boards will be attached[…]

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2012 Funded Project: Listen While You Read

Granted: Funding to host a session and purchase 48 books and CDs to be checked out and used by students and families. Summary Description: The English Language Learners Committee will sponsor Listen While You Read sessions at each of the four Northborough Public Schools. Families will be invited to attend a session at their neighborhood[…]

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