Reidy Creek’s Leadership Day

Escondido Education Foundation Board members attended Reidy Creek’s Leadership Day. It is based on Franklin Covey’s whole-school transformation. 21st century leadership and life skills are taught to students with the end result being student empowerment and every student being a leader. Thursday, June 1, Reidy Creek invited the community in to see their demonstrations. Classroom…

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Newcomer Photo Books

The newcomer photo book project at Mission Middle School was largely successful. Ultimately, twelve students completed the program and made photo books through Shutterfly. These twelve students were honored at an after school celebration that other students, parents, teachers, district staff, and community members attended. Our goals were attained, as all twelve students made growth…

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Grant Evaluation Report

The Dr. Mike Caston Innovation Awards Follow Up Grant Evaluation Report Grant Recipients: Stephanie Trogden and Mary Clemons at Reidy Creek Elementary School Project Title: Exercise + Listening and Leadership Skills= A Win-Win Grades: First through Fifth Area: Physical Education General Population with emphasis on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students The goal of…

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STEAM Infused Recess at Quantum Academy

Students practice the Engineering Design Process at recess using Keva Planks. No other product brings students of all grade levels and abilities together of their own volition better than Keva Planks. Keva Planks encourage the Engineering Design Process through Imagining, Planning, Creating, Failing, and Improving student creations. Quantum Academy thanks the Escondido Education Foundation for…

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EEF funded “Newcomer Photo Books”

Students who are in our country for the first time gather after school for “immersion” activities. These students have played volleyball, soccer, visited the fire station, cooked, celebrated Valentine’s Day, and each student made a hard-back book chronicling their activities. These pictures are from their “end of project” party. Teachers, parents, community members and other…

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