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Katy Independent School District

Shafer Elementary

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.


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