Good evening, Carolyn, Happy Friday! I want to begin by saying I am truly grateful for you and the Escondido Education Foundation Committee for choosing to fund my grant and for everything you do for the students and educators of the Escondido Union School District. It was actually our P.E. teacher, Amber Terry, who received the […]
The Judith Campbell Foundation graciously funded my project, Working Together to Explore and Wonder! When I wrote this grant I was hoping for the following benefits: The benefits of this grant will be seen in my students’ ability to plan and carry out investigations. Also, the positive communication and collaboration practiced by my students will […]
Glen View Elementary Lunch Bunch 2021-2022 Project Narrative: Our school has a large number of students who are struggling with social interactions during first and lunch recesses. The pandemic has further created challenges that are greatly impacting our student’s social and emotional health. In particular, communication and social problem-solving have greatly been impacted by the lack […]
While I don’t have any pictures I do have stories about how amazing Secret Stories have been in supporting phonics in my classroom. My most struggling students this year made HUGE gains in their reading and writing due in part (a huge part) to Secret Stories that I was able to purchase through the grant […]
My name is G Trupp, and I am the librarian at Del Dios Academy of Arts and Sciences in Escondido, CA. In November you generously funded my grant project through the Escondido Education Foundation to diversify the collection of books at my school library. While some of the books were not able to be shipped […]
This project was started before COVID and Carla Hodge, at Felicita Elementary has brought it back to life! Students made products to sell. The 17th was Market Day….they sold their items. An excellent way for students to learn about supply and demand, cost versus profit, and how to work with money.