Ms. Core wanted her 7th and 8th grade P.E. students to learn about and monitor their actual activity movement time during class. Thanks to a SCEF Educator Innovation Fund grant, she was able to purchase pedometers for her… Read More
Mrs. Norgaard’s 3rd graders were determined to find ways to increase their physical activity during the school day. After her students wrote a persuasive essay to the principal suggesting improvements that could be made at school, Mrs. Norgaard,… Read More
Ms. Higginbotham, a first grade teacher at Arundel, used funding from the SCEF Educator Innovation Grant to take her outer space unit to the next level: to the moon to be exact. Thanks to SCEF, Ms. Higginbotham was able to invest in a webcam and a subscription to Nepris, a company that virtually connects classrooms with math and science professionals for interactive discussions. She then transformed her classroom into a makerspace and tasked her students with creating a moon colony. Students worked in small groups to build different parts of the colony, including: living space, a recreation area, space for plants and food, a laboratory, and vehicles.
The highlight of Kelsey Murray’s second grade year at Brittan Acres was working on a SCEF-funded Lego engineering project spearheaded by her teacher, Mrs. Corea. Kelsey wrote, “My favorite second grade memory is doing Legos. My friend Sheri… Read More