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.
Hola from Central Virginia! Happy New Year! Thanks to a NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grant students in my Spanish classes have had the opportunity to participation in an international Spanish vocabulary contest utilizing thisislanguage.com on Chromebooks as well as boost their proficiency with this differentiated and authentic language…[Read more]
Happy New Year! I just posted materials about a conference we organized about the promotion of Civic Learning in college. It was great to spend a day sharing ideas with colleagues from Massachusetts about civic Learning initiatives and challenges on our campus.
An update on my grant project: The project of incorporating LEGOs into curriculum to build social-emotional capacity has taken off! I’ve been able to extend the program to students outside of special education classes and impact students in Chemistry, Foods and Leadership classes. We’ve worked to identify leadership qualities, qualities of role…[Read more]
As an FYI. I thought I would share what brought me here. I received an NEA Learning & Leadership. We have used the grant to engage with colleagues in a hybrid model of action research through the use of social media, live interactive blogging, conference participation, and collaborative professional development. Live blogging was used to engage…[Read more]
Hello, NEA Foundation Grantees Group! I was a bit slow getting to this step and am excited to see what all is going on within the group. Even a quick glimpse of recent posts reveal some awesome work! Thanks to my NEA Foundation grant, I have been working with colleagues to implement a co-taught unit integrating coding and written language arts. We…[Read more]
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]