Grant Recipient School: Westminster Elementary School
The Padcaster Studio turns an iPad into a powerful learning tool that teaches valuable skills while giving students the freedom to explore the world around them.
This grant converted unused space at Westminster Elementary into the Jack Dube Memorial Science and Innovation center – creating a fully functional science lab.
Students will use Root robots to co-create geometric wall drawings.
Invent to Learn iPad Cart
The WES/MHS special subject’s dream was to implement the use of technology for higher learning and creativity. To stimulate curiosity, measure student growth, and develop collaborative projects and partnership learning for students from Kindergarten through 5th grade. This grant provided 10 iPad Air 2 from a company called Mac to School to share amongst the…MORE
iPads for English Language Learning (ELL)
The Ash-West ELL program is small but integral in meeting the needs of students whose home language is not English. The ELL population represents the largest growing student population nation-wide, a trend that is seen in Ash-West. Currently there are 54 ELLs district-wide. This population is taught in small groups. Having an iPad is an…MORE
SPRKS Robot Kits (Continuation)
A continuation of the SPRKS Robotic program.
Green Screen for Video Casting
The foundation provided green screen video casting equipment to expand the students’ skills in the field of technology integration with video casting and green screen production technologies. The mission is to adduce and enhance learning to the next level. The purpose is to create a student-driven world, where they can be in the director’s chair…MORE
SPRKS Robot Kits
The SPRKS Robot Kits allow the students to learn basic programming and robotics at the elementary level.
Around the World Interactive Maps
Second Grade teachers at Westminster Elementary School submitted a Founders’ Grant request to purchase four Around the World Interactive Maps to support approximately 100 second grade students. After completing a year-long project entitled How Boys and Girls Learn in the Classroom, much insight was gained as to how differently each gender’s brain learns. Despite some…MORE