Student Grant

[vc_row fullwidth=”yes” bg_type=”bg_video” video_texture=”yes” fw_columns=”yes” top_margin=”0″ bottom_margin=”0″ video_mp4=”https://innovteched.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/473221917.mp4″ video_poster=”1300″ css=”.vc_custom_1477367861744{margin-top: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1477367206085{padding-top: 100px !important;padding-bottom: 100px !important;}”][title type=”modern-h2″ align=”center” color=”#ffffff”]STUDENT GRANT[/title][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row fullwidth=”yes” bg_type=”bg_image” fw_columns=”yes” fw_same_height=”yes” top_margin=”0″ bottom_margin=”0″ image_url=”291″ css=”.vc_custom_1477364412192{margin-top: -30px !important;margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1477367136339{margin-top: 0px !important;margin-right: 0px !important;margin-bottom: 0px !important;margin-left: 0px !important;border-top-width: 0px !important;border-right-width: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;border-left-width: 0px !important;padding-top: 3% !important;padding-right: 7% !important;padding-bottom: 5% !important;padding-left: 7% !important;background-color: #fcfcfc !important;}”][image_frame url=”1360″ class=”button”][spacer height=”20″][spacer height=”20″][spacer height=”20″][vc_custom_heading text=”Student Written innovative ideas For Technology (SWiiFT) is an Innovative Technology Education Fund grant program that honors STUDENT VOICE AND CHOICE. SWiiFT gives students an opportunity to:
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  • Explore their own ideas and solutions
  • Explore their own ideas and solutions
  • Learn by doing
  • Increase engagement and interest
  • Influence how their learning happens

[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”For the 2017-2018 school year SWiiFT will include students from:” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:20px|text_align:left|color:%23ed6162|line_height:32px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:800%20bold%20regular%3A800%3Anormal” el_class=”letter-spacing-2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1507754402032{margin-left: 20px !important;}”]

  • Hudson Elementary in Webster Groves (Sam Pitlyk)
  • Cold Water Elementary in Hazelwood (Stephanie Knight, third grade)
  • Nipher Middle School in Kirkwood (Adam Scimone)

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row fullwidth=”yes” top_margin=”0″ bottom_margin=”0″ background_color=”#f3f5f7″ css=”.vc_custom_1422898772347{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1477368278380{padding-top: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 70px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:20px|text_align:left|color:%23ed6162|line_height:32px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:800%20bold%20regular%3A800%3Anormal” el_class=”letter-spacing-2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Student Role” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:17px|text_align:left|line_height:27px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1507754514960{margin-left: 20px !important;}”]

  1. Name the Project.
  2. List Materials Needed.
  3. Explain need for materials and how they will be used.
  4. Articulate expectations and hopes for project.
  5. Find time to work on the project.
  6. Reflection during and after project completion.

[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Teacher Role” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:17px|text_align:left|line_height:27px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1507754564678{margin-left: 20px !important;}”]

  1. Trust the students, their great ideas, and their curiosity!
  2. Gain clarity of the project through conversations with students.
  3. Assure use of technology in project.
  4. Purchase items through Class Wallet.
  5. Follow up, support student work on project.
  6. Set up two ITEF Debriefs: December & May

 [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Previous SWiiFT Projects” font_container=”tag:h5|font_size:20px|text_align:left|color:%23ed6162|line_height:32px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:800%20bold%20regular%3A800%3Anormal” el_class=”letter-spacing-2″ css=”.vc_custom_1507754746402{margin-top: 40px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”In the 2015-2017 school years, students from Grand Center Art Academy and Hudson Elementary in Webster Groves participated in the SWiiFT Grant program. These students worked toward developing ideas such as:” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:17px|text_align:left|line_height:27px” google_fonts=”font_family:Raleway%3A100%2C200%2C300%2Cregular%2C500%2C600%2C700%2C800%2C900|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1507754707562{margin-left: 20px !important;}”]

  • Gloves that keep hands warm with heat sensors
  • Hoodie with wireless headphones sewn into the hood
  • Lego robotic starburst dispenser
  • Hoverboard prototype
  • Automaitic fish feeder
  • Role playing video game
  • Fidget ring
  • And Many more . . .

[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”These SWiiFT ideas are student generated, implemented and evaluated.

Was every project successful? Nope!
Did they learn along the way every single time? Absolutely!
Are we celebrating all the messy learning that accompanies this type of learning? You bet we are!
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