Grants Awarded for the 2009-2010 School Year - $80,000

Learning at Lovejoy Support – Impacts K-12th Grades – Underwriting summer professional development academy for all LISD teachers.

Ipods – Impacts 3rd-5th Grades – Four per class to be used in reading/listening centers for comprehension and fluency.

Digital Storytelling Equipment – Impacts 4th Grade – Ten Flip Video Camcorders, ten digital voice recorders with USB port, and iMovie software.  Digital storytelling consists of several mini-lessons and culminates with a finished digital story, told with pictures, video, voice and text. Used for Pilot Program at PES.

Slab Roller– Impacts HES Art – Used to create projects for the Empty Bowl Fundraiser. This supports the LISD graduate profile of working for justice in the community through  service.

Partnership with the Heard Museum – Impacts 2nd-3rd Grades – Creates field-based learning opportunities for 2nd and 3rd grades at each campus.

COW – Cart of laptops with 30 laptops – Impacts 8th grade Science –Students to use to conduct both classroom and field experiments.

Spanish Literacy Library Books – Impacts 10th -11th Grades – Used to increase reading comprehension, fluency and writing skills for Spanish III Pre-AP students.

Wide format Color Printer – Impacts LHS students – Used to print photos, graphic layouts, posters, etc.  Used by Digital Graphics, BIMM, DVD Yearbook, etc.

Tool Set – Impacts LHS Art Students– Will be used by Art I, Painting, and Sculpture classes.

3D Model Printer – Impacts LHS Engineering program  - Creates 3D models in plastic.  Helps teach design concepts in visual arts, architecture, engineering, design, graphic design, science, and math.

UIL Choral Collection – Impacts LHS Choir Program – Volumes of choir music containing one copy of every piece on the Texas Prescribed Music List.

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