2015 Grant Recipient – STEM

Getting Creative in the Classroom
Jemtegaard Middle School


To give the library expanded access to information in a digital format that increases students ability to learn.


Cherise Marshall, Debbie Leifsen and Tiffany McCormick are sourcing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math content at a middle-school level, in a format that leverages the iPad technology that every student already has.

  • Through a careful selection process we were able to find eBooks for the most challenging cases. Now my time is better spent finding ways to integrate this content into the curriculum so that my students can achieve the goal of literacy in every subject.

    Cherise Marshall
    Cherise Marshall Science and Robotics Teacher (STEM)

“The grant was well worth the time, energy and effort we put into it,” said Debbie Leifsen, school librarian. “The enthusiasm of students is really fulfilling. They get to see the content in new and exciting ways and access that content whenever they want without fear of damage or loss.”


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