Funding, Grants & Awards
Central Massachusetts Schools Get Grants To Fund Technology
nonprofit foundation that supports the Public
Schools of Northborough
and Southborough, MA, has awarded $26,000 in grants to
15 schools in its community, many of them to fund technology.
Education Foundation President Marile
Borden said thanks for the grants should go to the corporate sponsors
businesses who support education in Worcester County, located in
the 15 projects, six in particular will
Maker Spaces at Marguerite E.
Peaslee School will enable students
to invent things and solve problems in a self-guided environment using
combination of high-tech and low-tech tools;
Deeper — Developing Digital
Literacy at Marion E. Zeh School will enable the purchase of 10 Chromebooks and a Chromebook cart;
with Chromebooks in the
Foreign Language Classroom will provide five
to be used in the Robert E. Melican Middle School's foreign language classes.
into Learning with Green
Screens and Video, also at Melican Middle School, will provide 10 Chromebooks and green screen technology to to enhance the students use of video;
and Energy Production
Evaluation by Calorimetry will allow Algonquin Regional High School to purchase calorimeters
and a heated water bath for its science curriculum; and
Pairings will fund multiple copies
of paired texts along with DVDs that align with the topics or themes
in printed texts at Lincoln Street
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.