Newton-Conover City Schools awarded over $30,000 worth of Innovative Grants to teachers, students, and other staff members this year. Winners were selected based on the creativity of their applications and innovative approaches to teaching the curriculum. Cierra Parker, a fifth grade teacher at Shuford Elementary, is introducing Makey-Makeys to her class. Mrs. Parker’s students were learning about conductors and insulators and.
As they continued experimenting with other items, they began to realize that all items did not work with the Makey-Makey. This brought up a discussion about conductors and insulators. Here is the anchor chart they created as they held the discussion.
She was able to purchase Makey-Makeys through an NCCS innovative grant. Learn more about NCCS Innovative Grants by clicking here!