This grant will enable the techno library teacher as well as classroom teachers at Hopkins and Elmwood to immerse their students in virtual field trips bringing abstract concepts to life as well as offering the students a deeper understanding of the world beyond our classrooms. It will fund 60 Google Expedition View Masters and [...]
The Innovation Lab funded by the Hopkinton Education Foundation: Creating Inspiring Learning Spaces for HHS Students, 2015admin2017-04-25T13:01:51-04:00
This grant creates an inspiring student learning space that will serve as an incubator for a more innovative approach to classroom design through the Hopkinton school system.
Glass Fusion and Slumping, 2014admin2017-04-25T13:00:06-04:00
This cross curricular grant will impact all students at Hopkins School, providing them with a glass kiln which will help study glass fusion and slumping. Glass Fusion is a technology based, hands on learning experience that allows students to create unique glass sculptures that are fused or slumped (melted into a mold) inside the glass [...]
Transforming World Languages at HPS: Building a Digital Age Language Lab for our Students, 2013admin2017-04-25T12:58:27-04:00
This grant supports the creation of a mobile, digital-age language lab for students to build second language competence through real-life interactions. Digital Language Lab (DiLL) software offers creative, engaging, and user-friendly learning opportunities for students to practice speaking, listening, and writing in a second language. Teachers will have the opportunity to monitor students in real [...]
Creating a Sound Engineering Studio, 2012admin2017-04-25T12:53:30-04:00
This grant funds Pro Tools 10 Music Studio software and hardware which will enhance the music curriculum at the High School. Pro Tools is an industry standard which will be used to simulate a recording studio. The students will gain true 21st century skills as they use their creativity to produce professional recordings. This grant [...]
Creating a Sound Engineering Studio, 2012admin2017-04-26T12:38:15-04:00
Yavarow software and hardware to simulate a recording studio and expand music curriculum
Establishing the Work of Professional Learning Communities: How Do We Respond When Students Don’t Learn, 2011admin2017-04-25T12:51:08-04:00
This grant funds in-house training to support the entire Middle School staff in their efforts to improve the process of student learning through Professional Learning Communities. This collaborative model will partner groups of teachers, guide shared planning time and leverage regular assessment feedback to better understand and address the individual learning needs of all students [...]
Transforming the Middle School Library, 2010admin2017-04-26T12:34:31-04:00
Redesign of space for learning and technology use; furniture, laptops, digital camera, software.
Speak to Learn, 2009admin2017-04-26T12:31:45-04:00
Voice Thread technology to collaborate and interact with language curriculum online; assists with teacher assessment.