PSEA’s 2012 Innovative Teaching Grants
PSEA congratulates this year's recipients of PSEA Innovative Teaching Grants. The grants recognize members for their contributions to innovative instruction and the art of teaching.
Grants are presented each year at the May House of Delegates.
2012 Innovative Teaching Grant Recipients:
State College EA
Green Energy: Powering Education From a STEM Methodology
Proceeding from a STEM mindset, students utilize science and math to design and then build/test solar collectors and wind turbines at age appropriate levels of abstraction.
Shelley Ochterski, Mary Kate O’Connell
Engaging Intervention for Kindergarten
Working in partnership with community volunteers, Kindergarten team members will implement targeted interventions to at-risk Kindergarten students.
Brockway Area EA
The Evolution of Social Media
This unit/project will enable students to see how social media is impacting their life, along with the world around them.
“Golden Lines” Author Quilt
Students read a novel, identify a profound connection, and write to the author sharing this connection. Included in the letter is a fabric square plus a request to sign and return it. The signed author squares, plus student-created squares, are sewn together to create a quilt.