Media Whiteboard=Endless Innovative Experiences

I am requesting funding for a large magnetic white board and additional manipulatives for the media center at Harvest. The board will be the home to many experiences in the media center for all of the learners, including makerspace activities, supporting literacy skills and enhancing our ability to engage in […]

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Sphero SPRK+ robots for Innovation Labs

This project is for Sphero SPRK+ robots and introduces coding to the elementary students. Through play, these robots empower students to embrace challenge, enjoy their efforts, shine with resiliency and value the opportunity to fail and then make improvements. Students take ownership of their learning by creating their own fun […]

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Making the Carbon Cycle Visible

I am requesting the funds to obtain 7 carbon dioxide sensors for the purpose of hands-on, NGSS-based labs. These will allow students to “watch” the carbon cycle in action in both cellular respiration and photosynthesis—two of the most complicated things that we discuss in Biology A. This also links directly […]

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KEVA Planks

I would like to obtain an educators set of KEVA planks to benefit student learning in several academic content areas as well as student attributes highlighted in our districts Learner Profile. Students will be presented with challenges and activities that will fit the needs and varying abilities of all. KEVA […]

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Tutoring Accessibility

Students from financially challenged homes need tutoring help that their families’ budgets cannot support. With these funds and in collaboration with Saline Area Social Service, we will arrange for them to be tutored twice weekly by professional tutors from Great Lakes Educational Group in the subject or subjects where they […]

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Mental Health Services Accessibility

Students from financially challenged homes confronting serious mental health issues need professional services that their families’ budgets cannot support. In partnership with Saline Area Social Service, we will arrange for four students to work individually with qualified mental health professionals for 10 weeks. Since the students are also likely to […]

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How Are You Feeling?

Mindful Practices (MP, Provider) will partner with Heritage School (Purchaser) to empower educators and students with Social-Emotional Learning strategies and tools, including the tech platform Class Catalyst, to create the optimal learning environment. Additional key program objectives include strengthening student self-awareness, self-regulation and interpersonal skills to help promote positive, respectful […]

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Implementing the SAS Learner Profile

Saline Area Schools is contracting with Battelle for Kids (Ed Leader 21) to form a partnership to lead 21st century learning. Battelle will help the District develop a “SAS Learning Framework” that will be used throughout the District to help guide teaching and learning into the future. Here is a […]

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Hovercraft Obstacle Course Design Challenge

This design challenge will require students to collaborate, research and think critically to solve a problem. The hovercraft will serve as the control in this scientific challenge. Students must research, design, and build a way to steer the hovercraft. They will be able to test out and improve their design […]

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Keeping Speed Stacking Alive!

Between the years of 2005 and 2007, a successful series of FSAS Grants came together to create a complete set of classroom Speed Stacking supplies. Speed Stacking is cup stacking, where an individual attempts to create different blends of pyramids with cups while being timed. We are very proud to […]

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