This group looks to spotlight the projects completed by the hundreds of recipients of the NEA Foundation’s Student Achievement and Learning & Leadership Grants. Past and current grantees are encouraged to share lesson plans, classroom activities, multimedia, etc. that accurately convey the work done via their NEA Foundation grants. We encourage any and all educators to take advantage of these powerful resources submitted by their colleagues.
My students designed and created a Living (green) Roof Shelter:
Water makes up 70% of the earth’s surface, but a very small amount is drinkable. It is hard to imagine how much we rely on the humble water molecule. While many things in our environment are created and destroyed, water is not so lucky. It is a finite resource. Unless we conserve…[Read more]
Over the summer, I worked with a special group of 6-8 year olds (20 of them) using the LEGO Education Build To Express kits we purchased as part of the grant project. The students were asked to build models that represented a variety of topics and they dove right into the kits. Their builds really served as a visual anchor for students to…[Read more]
I received a grant to utilize the Lego Education BuildToExpress curriculum in my classroom. This program will allow students to construct using bricks, and experience building concepts first hand. The integration of social-emotional learning that is embedded in the building tasks, will allow students to make deeper personal…[Read more]