Raleigh Hills Grants

2016-2017

Sphero SPRK + Programmable Robots: $960

Funding provided through the BEF Building STEAM 4 All Program

Designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding, students will get hands on experiences in coding, higher order thinking and problem solving. Working with Sphero lets students practice creative problemsolving, team work and collaboration. Results can be showcased to a larger community.

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Arts for Learning (A4L) Lessons: $294

Arts for Learning (A4L) integrates standards-focused, text-based content and arts strategies to improve students’ achievement in literacy, learning and life skills. ¬†Grant funding will be used to fund two Arts for Learning units, with an artist in residence for students in grades 3-5.

2012-2013

RHS Publishing House: Take 2: $9,515
Funding provided through the BEF Building STEAM 4 All Program
RHS Publishing House: Take 2 is a pilot after-school enrichment program for middle school students, who will design and produce a special edition of the current K-8 online journal known as Publishing House. The goal is to increase student writing, communication and media skills. Students will write and produce the journal, incorporating video clips and interactive photo galleries to enhance their stories, poems and essays. A program director, along with volunteer writing and digital mentors, will guide students to develop voice, craft and confidence as writers and artists.

Wooden Car: $1,000
Funding provided through the BEF Building STEAM 4 All Program
This project will fund materials for the Beaverton Science Specialist team to go to all 33 elementary schools and teach first grade students a science inquiry lesson. Students will learn about the motion of objects when a force is applied as they wind a rubber band around a wooden car and measure how far it goes over different surfaces.

 

2011-2012

Community Discovery Camp: $9,480
Funding provided through the BEF Building STEAM 4 All Program
Community Discovery Camp is a summer program that serves 40 at-risk students going into first and fourth grade, who are struggling to perform at grade level in reading and/or mathematics. Community members will be brought in to showcase different professions and highly skilled teachers will design engaging lessons related to these professions.

 

2010-2011

Targeting With Technology: $6,854
Funding provided through the BEF Building STEAM 4 All Program
Targeting with Technology is a summer program that will serve second through fourth grade students who are struggling to perform at grade level in reading and mathematics. Highly skilled classroom teachers and a technology specialist will provide an engaging curriculum infused with technology. The goals of the program are to build skill knowledge and to prevent regression in both reading and math over the summer months.

 

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