Innovative Bartholomew Consolidated School teachers were awarded more than $21,000 in grants this week as part of the fall grant cycle for the annual Innovation Awards from the school foundation.
Superintendent Dr. Jim Roberts said that 65 teachers applied for the grant money. That is a record number and more than twice as many have every applied before.
The school district has been giving innovation awards for 63 years. The foundation gave away $50 thousand dollars in innovation grants this year.
At this week’s school board meeting, 14 grants were awarded ranging from $2,500 to $275 for a variety of projects:
- All Kids Can Code, All Teachers Can Teach Coding: Tools to Remove Learning Barriers in Computer Science – Brenny Kummer BCSC Information Technology $2,500
- Helping Students Use Their Voice: Tools for Podcasting and Presenting in the Classroom Brenny Kummer – BCSC Information Technology $2,500.00
- Geared Up for Adventures in Learning Andrew Larson & Jack Likens CSA New Tech High School – $2,500.00
- Breakout Boxes Angie Ginder Rockcreek Elementary School – $275
- Collaborative Construction Busy Bees – Jessica Anderson – Johnson Early Education Center – $565
- Mt. Healthy Performing Arts Initiative – Pete Law Mt. Healthy Elementary School – $2,500
- Collaboration Corner Amy Nagel Mt. Healthy Elementary School – $1470.71
- Parkside Pirates in the Galley- Cooking Across the Curriculum – Liz Stroh Parkside Elementary – $1,000.
- Let me THINK – Edie Logston Parkside Elementary School – $500
- Raider Nation Neighborhood Outreach Dana Schmidt W.D. Richards Elementary School – $2450
- STEM for Toddlers – Iracema Orlandi Bright Beginnings – $360
- Pirates New Plank – Dana Bodart Parkside Elementary School – $ 1338.70
- Teachers are Readers, Too: Reading to Grow Our UDL Knowledge with a Universally Designed Book Study Brenny Kummer & Corie Williams BCSC Technology – $2,100
- Asset Kits – Engaging Home and Community – Sarah Garnett & Krista Riordan Northside Middle School – $925