Awards and Honors
Congratulations to Shafer Elementary’s 2nd-5th Grade Math Teachers, Kindergarten Teachers, Music & Art Teachers, 4th Grade Math Teachers, and GT Teachers for being awarded grants from The Katy ISD Education Foundation!
Description of Grant awarded to 2nd-5th Grade Math Teachers
Math Tools in Action – Students in
grades 2-5 will build conceptual math understanding and strengthen
problem-solving skills through the kinesthetic use of math manipulatives.
Description of Grant awarded to the Kindergarten Team
Little Scientists: Exploring Their
Way Into the Future – Kindergarten students are exposed to more hands-on
science manipulatives to build scientific inquiry.
Description of Grant awarded to the Music & Art Teachers
Discipline, Respect, and Unity
through Music – Collaboration – Collaboration
using World Music Drumming provides students at Shafer with 27 tubano drums for
the music classrooms. Students will learn about other cultures through the
music of those cultures and work to build community, teamwork, and respect
through drumming activities.
Description of Grant awarded to the 4th Grade Math Teachers
Skip and Jump - Don't Skip the
Manipulatives and Jump in with – 4th Grade students use tactile math
manipulatives to develop math concepts within small group instruction.
Description of Grant awarded to the GT Teachers
It's a "BOT" Learning - It’s a “Bot” learning uses Ozobots and Makey Makey boards to teach block
coding to students.