SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 15, 2008 — Students at schools across South Dakota are the real winners this year as the Qwest Foundation and the South Dakota Department of Education today announced the ten South Dakota teachers who will share $25,000 in grants for their technology-related classroom projects.
- Aberdeen Catholic School System, Alison Ruoff: “Kindergarten Smart Board Project”
- Brandon Valley School District, Becky Mohr: “Raising Reading to New Limits With Technology”
- Mitchell School District, Anne Moege and Teresa Berndt: “Digital Portfolios: Fusing Writing and Technology”
- Parker School District, Jacey Peters: “Senteo SMART Math”
- Parkston School District, Rob Monson: “Using Digital Media Players to Assist With Spelling”
- Pierre School District, Pam Kean: “Adapting Literacy for Inclusion”
- Pierre School District, Alicia Roesler: “Integrating Digital Photography Into the Curriculum”
- Sioux Falls Catholic Schools, Jane K. Schnell: “Technology-Based Experiments in the Physical Science Classroom”
- Tea Area Public School District, Erin Jones: “Fostering Better Communication for Students With Special Needs”
- Wolsey-Wessington School District, Corinne Clouser: “ROAD TRIP—Regions of America Developed Through Research in Proportion”
About the Qwest Foundation:
The Qwest Foundation's core principle is that investing in people and communities provides lasting value for the future. The Qwest Foundation awards grants to community-based programs that generate high-impact and measurable results, focusing on pre-K through grade 12 education.
About the South Dakota Department of Education:
The South Dakota Department of Education is dedicated to enhancing learning through leadership and service.
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