• Collaborative Mini-Grants

    2006-2007 Mini-Grants

     Applicants

     

    Project Description

     

    Funding Provided

    Forensic Sciences Society/
    Kevin Watson, and

    Hancock Science Specialist Kelly Gibson



     

       

    CSI: Tracking Down Criminals
    from Prints.

       

    Materials for fingerprinting.

    Mike Pesko &
    5th grade team

     

    Built a Novel creative writing project

     

    Supplies for writing, publishing,


    and celebrating a book.

    David Hudson (Special
    Topics in Journalism class)


    & Kathleen Walsh's 6th grade class

     

    Oral History Project

     

    Digital recorders

    Hancock Science Specialist
    Kelly Gibson and Hamline

    CGEE's Peggy Knapp


     

    HHUCMS Garden Journal Project & Service-Learning

     

    Science journals and
    organic fertilizer

    David Albornoz & Sarah Washburne

     

    Vamos a Leer a Jugar! (Let’s Read & Play!)


    Provided relevant ethnic role models and significant experiences in Spanish to the Latino and Hispanic population at Hancock - including board games, books, and activities in Spanish.


     

    Books and supplies 

    Allison Theissen, Hancock 4th grade teacher

     

    Readers’ Workshop Conference Instructional DVD

    Created a DVD to assist Hamline students and a large number of other volunteers to facilitate student reading conferences and goal-setting.

     

    Supplies

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