The money will be used toward buying material to create math games for the second graders. Michael plans on buying dice, decks of cards and dominoes.
Pease and Wagner said the district kicked off a coding initiative in November, so they’re trying to bring coding to life in the classroom.
In February, the roof collapsed at Lowell Elementary due to snow. Luckily, no one was hurt. However, the building won’t reopen until next school year.
Franzen said the Band program is so much more than a class — but a place where students can express themselves and showcase their love of music to the community.
Andrea Hutchison is a special education teacher at Orchard Hill Elementary in Cedar Falls, and was awarded $1,000 today as a Cedar Valley Tools for Schools recipient.
Here are the official contest rules for Tools for Schools: