Middle School Library Multi Media
A program to facilitate the use of
new technology by teachers and students in the middle schools and
make the library curriculum more interactive.
Working Together Wirelessly
Partially fund the purchase of 15
net books for collaborative projects and independent student learning
activities in the fourth grade classroom of Susan Howey at Trombly School.
Pointe North TV Production ($2,700)
Purchased one additional high
definition camera to complete their equipment update and make the
equipment at North and South more equitable.
Middle School Cyber Bullying ($2,100)
Activities at each of the three middle schools to fund
character education activities which promote appropriate respect and
responsible behavior. As a result of this gift, Parcells, Pierce and Brownell
Middle Schools will be able to expand their initiatives in this important area.
Gearheads Robotic Team ($5,000)
North and South students join
forces to design, build and debug a robot to compete in a state competition in
robotics. It gives student an opportunity to see real-life applications for the
science, math, communication and critical thinking skills they learn in the
classroom and augment those lessons with hands-on experience.
Smart Response XE Clickers ($2,849)
This advance clicker will
allow Grosse Pointe South students the ability to give open response answers,
like equations and scientific measurements, and receive instant feedback.
Results from this pilot will guide future technology decisions for upper level
math and science classrooms.
FAST Spelling Pilot Study ($4,250)
The district currently uses
FAST Reading instructional materials and is now piloting the new FAST
spelling program. This program is multisensory: using phonetics and other
strategies to teach spelling, sound awareness, symbol imagery, letter patterns
and the importance of word meanings.
One School, One Book ($760)
School grant helped underwrite this school-wide program which will
provide each Poupard student with a copy of the book selected and staff with a
series of activities to use as all students and families read the book
Full Circle Upscale Resale Shop ($1,211)
Helped with expansion and
support of the store's activities by funding the purchase of additional
clothing and display racks, software and a printer. Full Circle provides real
world work experience for special education students transitioning out of our
secondary educational program.
Directed Gift forTATTUM (formerly FAST)Reading – Gifts by the Edward T. and
Ellen K. Dryer Charitable Foundation and other donors exceeding $30,000 has
been approved by the Foundation Board for the purchase of additional Tattum
Reading professional development training and materials.
The Grosse Pointe Foundation for Public Education is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Grosse Pointe Foundation for
389 St. Clair Avenue
Grosse Pointe, Michigan 48230
Phone: (313) 432-3058
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