GET grant recipients 2014/15
Kerry Ann King (CQSB): Dyslexia and Other Reading Challenges: Let's Try Something New. This project focused on various reading difficulties and how to teach reading in a simpler more step by step fashion to help emergent readers who have difficulties.
Kaylie Bernert (NFSB): Senior Reading Buddies. This project was about supporting students in setting and meeting reading goals through the use of leveled reading materials, volunteer reading support, and at home/school consistency.
Jennifer Clark (LBPSB): Silver Birch Reading Program is an award program created by the Ontario Library Association which fosters participation in various classroom reading activities; offers an opportunity to get students excited about reading; gives them a sense of ownership; and, exposes them to a variety of new, age appropriate literature.
Sheryl Cree & Karen Stoddart (SWLSB): I Can Be Anything: Encouraging Personal Connections to Nonfiction Texts. This project was about exposing students to a variety of occupations by having them read several texts, make connections to professions seen in their everyday lives, and do mock job interviews with one another among other projects.
Tiffany Dickie (RSB): Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust is a project designed around the use of this book as an educational resource to provide clear historical information with photographs that show the reality of the time period. This is to help students to understand the importance of standing up for the human rights of all people.
J. Goodall, P. Morrissete, L. Bourque, et al (RSB): Flipped ELA is a project about exploring the use of technologies such as edmodo and tumblr to flip the way we teach ELA by creating units that can be posted online, students can own their learning.