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Posted on: January 14, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Foundation grants $7,800 to school projects

The Butte Education Foundation has awarded six grants to Butte school district teachers totaling $7,800 in its Great Ideas Grants Program.

A list follow:

• A Trek Through History, $1,790: Chris Fisk and Ben Wlaysewski, Butte High history teachers will help students discover Butte history by developing their own digital Butte tours.

• iLearn, $848: Kate Vaughn and Jori Liva, Kennedy Elementary teachers, will allow special-needs students to be more independent with hands-on technology.

• Whittier Team Green Project, $979: Christine Donaldson, Whittier Elementary teacher, will reorganize the school’s recycling program.

• Bag O'Books, $2,000: Kathy Sharon, Cara Whitlock, Amie Badovinac, and Laurie Herlson, all Margaret Leary Elementary teachers, will conduct a reading incentive program with an Irish theme for second and third graders to start home libraries.

• Discovery Science, $681: Mary Spangler, Kennedy teacher, will lead fifth graders through science experiments

• Help Me Learn to Learn: Creating An Autism Classroom, $1,500: Trish Peters, Kristine Kuntz, Mark Tallon, Katie Hunter and Annie Ellingwood, all Whittier teachers, will implement to help classroom teachers guide students in managing communication and behavioral challenges.

Read the full story in The Montana Standard.
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