Sharing, Caring, and Living Fifth Grade Math: Gina Broccoli, Math Department, Baldwin Middle School. “Sharing, Caring, and Living Fifth Grade math.” A GFFE grant will help students solve real life problems as a team using a sophisticated student response system, digital projector, Bluetooth keyboard and digital interactive tablet.
Speaking in Tongues: Sharon Jacobson, Foreign Language Department, Guilford High School. “Speaking in Tongues.” GFFE will help GHS students improve their speaking and listening foreign language skills by supplying computer headsets and access to digital recording and editing software.
Yale Model United Nations Conference: Michael Dalton, Social Studies Department, Guilford High School. “Yale Model United Nations Conference.” A GFFE grant will enable the GHS Model United Nations club to participate in the upcoming International Model United Nations Conference at Yale University.
Interact Club Digital Display and Showcase: Anna Goodridge, student at Guilford High School. GFFE will help the GHS Interact Club build a digital display and showcase to exhibit Interact Club activities and the activities or other GHS clubs.
Green Carnival: Amanda Merrill, Calvin Leete School. A GFFE grant will allow six fourth graders to create a carnival celebrating environmentally friendly practices. The money raised from the carnival will be donated to a “green” cause.
Writer’s Workshop: John Terenzi, Guilford High School, was awarded an Apple Grant to attend a week-long writers’ workshop this summer at Exeter Academy, to spend a week writing under the tutelage of some of the finest instructors in the country. The workshop has the dual objective of providing professional development as well as nurturing a teachers’ creative impulses as a writer.
CT Art Education Conference: Joe Bernier, Guilford Lakes and A.W. Cox Elementary Schools, received an Apple Grant to attend the Connecticut Art Education Association Fall 2010 Conference, where he hopes to gain knowledge about the visual arts portion of the Connecticut Common Arts Assessment Initiative.