Golden Acres teachers Lisa Waldrop and Lorena Carrasco react to their award of a $5,000 mini-grant.
PASADENA ISD EDUCATION FOUNDATION MINI-GRANT
Applicants: Lorena Carrasco, Melinda Esparza
Mini-Grant Name: Technology on Wheels
Abstract: Technology on Wheels will provide an opportunity for all children to enrich their learning by using technology. The project will grant students an opportunity to access 21st Century learning. The laptops will be used for various reading and math software programs including Rosetta Stone, SuccessMaker and StudyIsland. The technology will be traveling from classroom to classroom creating a workstation on wheels. The laptops will also be used during HOSTS to read and interact while building comprehension and fluency. The goal of the project is to prepare the students to become 21st Century learners.
Sponsor: Texas Transeastern
Grant celebrants Jennifer Moreno and Ken Unfried, Capital Bank; Erika Rodriquez; Lorena Carrasco; Nancy Matthew; Rick Guerrero, ARG Real Estates; Lisa Waldrop and Linda Lukaszewski, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union.