Kathie Brown and a team of teachers from Colene Hoose Elementary School won the 2014 Beyond the Box Grant for her “Big Designs for Little Scientists” project. Beyond the Books board members visited the school on May 12 to present the award and a mini grant to Karen Mercer
Teachers Barb Koski and Brad Bovenkirk from Normal Community High School received a grant from BTBEF to use costumes in their units on Shakespeare. Students were engaged in the plays and actively participated in learning.
Lyndra Webb, first-grade bilingual teacher at Cedar Ridge Elementary, wrote to the Pantagraph to say “thank you” to Beyond the Books for helping fund a trip to see the Twin Cities Ballet Company’s production of “The Nutcracker” in December. Through a granted aw
The Pantagraph paid a visit to Bent Elementary for the Bilingual Book Tasting earlier this month. They note about 75 students and their families were a part of the event. Read the full article at Pantagraph.com.