Current happenings at the Foundation
- Grant in Action at Charter Oak International Academy ~ November 1
Atria Hamilton Heights Grant: Experiencing Science
Grant Description: Known for his masterful approach to creating hands-on activities that help students understand abstract science concepts, science educator Mike Caouette returns to Charter Oak International Academy under this in-residence grant. Next week, Mike will conduct sessions on Properties of Matter for each Grade 2 classroom. The overall program reinforces the importance of applying scientific inquiry with real word applications.
- Grant in Action at Sedgwick Middle School ~ October 25
Dougie and Tom Trumble Grant: Everyone has a Story to Tell -- Creatively Writing Personal Narratives
Sara Tamborello, Lead Teacher
Grant Description: This in-residence program brings professional storyteller and author, Mark Binder, to seventh graders at Sedgwick Middle School. Mr. Binder will demonstrate storytelling techniques to students to help them bring their writing of personal narratives to a new level as they develop confidence and their voice as writers. Elements of the short story, as well as the revision process, will be applied to their own stories.