Ms. Smith needed help acquiring essential classroom materials to support AVID's mission of bridging the opportunity gap and equipping all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
Classroom Grants Program
All educators in the Ogden School District have access to the foundation's Classroom Grants Program, allowing them to purchase materials and supplies or field trips for innovative learning opportunities that are outside of limited school budgets. This is perhaps the most meaningful way we are able to reach every student.
Click on the titles below to read about some of the recently funded grants from across the district.
If you are an Ogden School District educator looking for information about applying for a grant, visit our Classroom Grant Applications Page here.
"I want to help students understand that chemistry is a practical science, that it's more than just memorizing the periodic table or molecular formulas," said Mr. Rob.
With four students from three different Spanish-speaking countries, Mrs. Hunsaker was looking for ways to better support these English Language Learners and transform her classroom into a more culturally welcoming space.
Mr. Ramos was ready to move his advanced art students beyond the world of drawing and painting and into the world of three-dimensional techniques.
Mrs. Benton often noticed that her students would plug their ears to block out the sound of other students reading around them.
Frustration is common when trying to learn a new instrument, but when the instrument itself doesn't sound good, it can feel like a losing battle.
Since her students love to engage with their learning in tangible ways, Ms. Osborne was looking to add more hands-on manipulatives to strengthen student understanding as they embark on their numerical explorations, but needed help filling her shelves.
"Students are always thrilled when we begin the adventure of making their virtual designs a reality in the physical world," said Mr. Docksey. "The shared vision at our school is to blend together high-quality education with the tools and skills relevant to the 21st century."