ILP announces $41K in Grants to Improve Teaching and Learning

The Institute for Learning Partnership has awarded nearly $41,000 in Grants to Improve Teaching and Learning for the 2013-14 academic year. The grants will support learning in six area school districts, funding a variety of initiatives that promote literacy, target the achievement gap, incorporate technology and more. Recipients are:

Bowler Elementary School teacher Stephanie Brown — Improving Science Scores and Interest through Einstein Kits ($1,678.84)

• Green Bay East High School teachers and staff — Green Bay East Composting Project ($3,000)

Howard-Suamico Bay View Middle School teacher Oksana Kobzar-Schweiner — Increasing Academic Vocabulary Among ELL Students ($1,450)

Laona Robinson Elementary School teacher Stacey Flannery — Laptops for Laona Learners ($7,500)
Laona Robinson Elementary School teachers Sheryl Hendricks, Kathy Krawze and Kelly Crede — iPads for Differentiated Instruction-Part III ($7,500):
Manitowoc McKinley Academy teacher Gina Wagner — Healthy Living Soul Sisters ($6,997)
Wrightstown Community School District teacher Krista Samb — Content Area Literacy through Technology in Art Room ($6,977.90)

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Scott Ashmann — Integrating iPads into a Nature-Based 4K Program ($5,851)

For more details on these exciting and innovative projects, check out our press release.