Sphero SPRK + Power Pack for Education 

2018 Grant

Some students in the Rogers Middle School Science Club learned coding so they could program Spheros, which are robots run by gyroscopes. A West Irondequoit Foundation grant funded the Spheros.

Previous Grants

2019        Grant Award: $10,358
• iPads to Enrich the Learning of English Language Learners
• Q-Interactive: Digital System to Administer, Score, Record Psychological Assessments
• Breakfast Club for “at risk” group of Grade 7-8 learners
• Micro:bits Programmable Coding Computers

 

2018         Grant Award: $14,174
• Providing Choice and Engagement through Independent Readers
• Sphero SPRK + Power Pack for Education

 

2017        Grant Award: $19,157

  • Entering Kindergarten Summer Program

  • Interactive Flat Panel for Special Education Classes

  • Enhancing Science Instruction through Virtual Field Trips

2016        Grant Award: $25,120

  • Nazareth Performance Series

  • STEM in Ful Day Kindergarten

 

2015        Grant Award: $12,262

  • Link Crew Training

  • iPads for Counseling

  • Kiln for Art Program

 

2014        Grant Award: $72,321

  • Digital Drawing Boards

  • K-6 Summer Lab Transportation

  • Fitness Center Innovations

  • West Irondequoit Innovations and Interventions Initiative

 

2013        Grant Award: $110,700

  • Distracted Driving Simulator

  • West Irondequoit Innovations and Interventions Initiative

 

2012        Grant Award: $103,238

  •  Successful Snowshoeing

  •  iPads to Help Students with Disabilities Grow Academically and Emotionally

  •  iPad for Learning

  • West Irondequoit Innovations and Interventions Initiative

 

2011        Grant Award: $41,000

  • Nook E Readers at Iroquois and Rogers Schools

  • Dedicated/Installed Multimedia Projector in the IHS Auditorium

  • Boardmaker Studio: Adaptive Software Upgrade

  • Digital Video Camcorder

  • Major works Composition and Composer-in-Residence Commission

  • Physics Lab Update

  • WindTamer Turbine

 

2010        Grant Award: $32,000

  • Mimeo Interactive Board

  • Enhancement of Texas Instrument Navigator System at Dake Jr. High

  • ELMO document cameras for classroom instruction

 

2009        Grant Award: $30,370

  • Flip cameras for elementary school students

  • Digital video mixer to create video productions

  • Video data projectors for classroom use

  • Technology updates for Performing Arts

 

2008        Grant Award: $23,572

  • ELMO document cameras for IHS math, IHS English and elementary classrooms

  • Texas Instruments Navigator System for Dake math classes

  • AV Rover system with ONFinity technology for IHS special education classrooms

 

2007        Grant Award: $40,785

  • Interactive classroom media equipment for Dake social studies classes

  • Programs to support the goal of a Regents diploma for all students

  • Photography equipment for IHS art classes

  • Graphing calculators for IHS math classes

  • SMART Board for IHS math classes

  • Animal skeletal models for the Helmer Nature Center

  • Grand piano (final payment)

 

2005        Grant Award: $27,647

  • Lab Pro Science Equipment for Dake Junior High classrooms

  • Grand Piano (partial)

  • Dake Junior High Morning Show

  • Parent –Educator Resource Library

  • Non-linear Digital Video Editing System

  • What a Relief! (Maps That Is!) for the Helmer Nature Center

2004        Grant Award: $22,553

  • Video Data Projection systems for student instruction & staff development

  • Humanities gallery

  • Portable stage shared by K-3 schools

  • Digital wireless weather station with web cam

  • Digital equipment for IHS Art Department

 

2003        Grant Award: $28,040

  • Full Stage Acoustic Shell (partial)

  • Mastering Math A

  • Iroquois School Data Projectors

  • Climbing to Peak Performance climbing wall extensions

  • Anatomical Models for Instructional Support

  • Madrigalia Concert & Symposium (partial)

  • MPEG Multicast Network Streaming

 

2002        Grant Award: $25,000

  • Full Stage Acoustic Shell (partial)

  • Sensation and Perception Story Book

  • Data Projectors for Instructional Support

  • Stereo Microscopes

  • Non-Linear Digital Video Editing System

  • K-12 Visual Art Reference Library

 

2001        Grant Award: $30,000

  • Physical Science Kits

  • Wireless Mobil Computer Lab

  • Doubling Our Efforts in Math A

 

2000        Grant Award: $19,000

  • Elementary Summer Math Lab

  • NYS Social Studies Begins with Technology

  • ED Tech Cart

 

1999        Grant Award: $18,720

  • English Language Arts summer tutorial program

  • 3 Flex cams for scientific inquiry during lab projects

  • Groundwater Simulation Program

  • 6 ECOLOG 5 Probeware Data Logging Systems

  • Resource Room technology purchase for updated equipment

 

1998        Grant Award: $12,500

  • 2 Banks of wood bleachers

  • Electric Winches for Main Court Backstops

 

1997        Grant Award: $33,500

  • 221 Cooper Road Project

 

1995        Grant Award: $20,000

  • Home to School: The Literacy Link

  • Kids Institute at Dake

  • Dake School Music Center

 

1994        Grant Award: $25,000

  • Computers for Peak Performance

  • Mathematics, Reading and Writing Technology

  • Promoting Mathematics and Reading Outcomes through Computers for Grades 2/3

  • Computer Bulletin Board System

  • Operating Seismograph Instruction

  • Communications System for Video Production

  • Continuation of Alumni Courtyard Project

 

1993        Grant Award: $25,000

  • Math Computers in Elementary 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms

  • Video projector at Middle School level

  • School’s Out Contractors

  • Irondequoit High School Library Automation

  • Continuation of Alumni Courtyard Project

 

1992        Grant Award: $30,000

  • Operation Complete Instruments

  • K-3 Math Manipulatives

  • Dake Library Automation

  • Day with a Scholar

  • Interactive Multi-Media in Science

  • Continuation of Alumni Courtyard Project

 

1991        Grant Award: $30,000

 

1990       Grant Award: $25,000