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Previous Award Winners

Grants Awarded

Overall - 103 grants awarded totaling over $199,331.17 since 2013

Teacher Grants – January/February 2018

17 submitted, 13 approved for $84,794.35

  • Primary - Create a Place for MakerSpace
  • Elementary - Out of Your Seat and Into Learning
  • Elementary - Mozarts in the Making
  • Elementary - The Beat Goes On
  • Elementary - Maker Movement
  • Intermediate - Sparking Learning with Spero SPRK
  • Junior High - Game On
  • Junior High/High School - Experience Learning for eVRy Student
  • High School - Enhancing the Production of Fine Arts in Education
  • High School - Seat the Choir
  • High School - Rocket Ribbons: Printing the Future
  • District/Junior High Cafetorium - Shining a Light on Visual Arts
  • District/Junior High Cafetorium - Engineering the Sound of Education

Rapid Mini Grants – December 2017

11 submitted, 10 approved for $4,027.15

  • Primary – It’s a Flexible Life
  • Elementary – Learning without Limits
  • Elementary – Get Out of Rows and Get Flexible
  • Elementary – Where do you work best?
  • Elementary – Learning Beyond Me
  • Elementary – Jamming with Code
  • Intermediate – Brain Builders – STEM Kits
  • Junior High – Creating STEAM One Block at a Time
  • Junior High – Circuit City
  • High School – Hover Over Me

Teacher Grants – January/February 2017

13 submitted, 9 approved for $21,751.78

  • Elementary - There is more to Reading than Meets the Eye
  • Elementary - Optimal Learning with Osmos
  • Elementary - Radically Raising Reading Rigor
  • Intermediate - Take It Outside...The Learning, That Is!
  • Intermediate - Beginners "Pluck"
  • Junior High - It's a bird, it's a plane, it's art history explained!!!
  • Junior High - Square and Precise
  • Junior High and High School - Set the Stage
  • District - Expanding Percussion Possibilities

Rapid Mini Grants – Spring 2016

20 submitted, 16 approved for $6,334.49

  • Primary - Wobble While You Work!
  • Primary - “Write” the Wave – Boogie Boards
  • Primary - Rise and Shine
  • Primary - Handy Dandy Chair Bags
  • Primary - Bouncy Band Brain Break
  • Primary - Ready for Rubik’s
  • Primary & Elementary - Make Buddies, Not Bullies
  • Elementary - Learning in Motion: Bounce it out!
  • Elementary - Becoming a Genius
  • Elementary - Comics in the Classroom
  • Intermediate - Operation Happy Feet
  • Intermediate - Science Goodies!
  • Intermediate - Drumming Up Successes
  • Intermediate - Measure This!
  • High School - Osmos Through the Cosmos
  • District - Games Dyslexia Students Play

Rapid Mini Grants – Fall 2016

26 submitted, 21 approved for $8,371.30

  • Primary - Mission Positive
  • Primary - Wobble into Learning
  • Elementary - Why Not Play!
  • Elementary - Anything but Prehistoric...Dinos in the Classroom
  • Elementary - Hooked on Puppets
  • Elementary - Let's Learn Another Way
  • Elementary - Game On! Igniting Enrichment Through Gaming
  • Elementary - Oh So Many Opportunities!
  • Elementary - Mission Positive
  • Elementary - Start-up Funding Social Studies is Super!
  • Intermediate - Rise of the Machines: The Forces, Motions, and Machines of the Future
  • Intermediate - Math Works with Osmo
  • Intermediate - Pedal Toward the Lights!
  • Junior High - #RocketsRead
  • Junior High - Can you Hear Me Now?
  • Junior High - Bean Bags and Books
  • Junior High - There's a Book for That!
  • Junior High - Mini Millionaires
  • Junior High - Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader
  • Junior High - Setting the Scene with the Green Screen
  • District-wide - Escape the STAAR

Teacher Grants – Fall 2015

14 submitted, 11 approved for $21,233

  • Primary - Pedaling a Path to Successful Learning
  • Primary - Techie Tikes
  • Primary - Masterful Math Manipulatives: Building Better Mathematicians
  • Primary - Wiggly Tiggly
  • Primary & Elementary - Nurturing Knowledge with Nature
  • Elementary - Just A Swinging…Not Only at Recess Anymore
  • Elementary - Exer-learning
  • Intermediate - Yo, ho! Yo, ho! A Science Life for Me!
  • Intermediate - iPads 4 iLearn
  • Junior High - Safety First, Avoid the Worst
  • High School - Lighting Up Science

Teacher Grants – Fall 2014

8 submitted, 8 approved for $26,220.66

  • Primary - Shining a Little Light on Science and Math
  • Primary - Little Leaping Learners
  • Intermediate - Chrome: Worth More Than Gold in Reading
  • Intermediate - Math3: Making Math Matter
  • Junior High - Should I Document That
  • Junior High - 21st Century Woodshop
  • High School - Biotechnology: Integrating Biology with Technology
  • High School - Ready, Set, Collect

Teacher Grants – Fall 2013

20 submitted, 11 approved for $26,597.83

  • Primary - Hot Dots for Tots
  • Primary - You Read to Me; I’ll Read to You!
  • Elementary - Creative Cats Do Music
  • Elementary, Intermediate & Junior High - Dyslexia Assistive Technology
  • Intermediate - iTeach with iPads
  • Junior High - Rocket News: Read All About It
  • Junior High - Google, It’s What’s for Dinner
  • Junior High - Digiwrite, A Digital Portfolio Project
  • Junior High - Mini Millionaires - Maybe!
  • Junior High - Digital Imagery in Visual Arts and Academics
  • High School - Versatile Science

Kara Ficke & Kim Bauman - Mini-Grant Winners
Kara Ficke & Kim Bauman - Mini-Grant Winners

Jennifer Traudy - Mini-Grant Winner
Jennifer Traudt - Mini-Grant Winner

Sara Jones - Mini-Grant Winner
Sara Jones - Mini-Grant Winner

Debbie Farney - Mini-Grant Winner
Debbie Farney - Mini-Grant Winner