Entries by Stacey Petersen

SPEF Major Grants Awards: 2017-2018

In 2017-18, SPEF was proud to announce the awarding of over $62,000 in major-grants funding to two programs at South Pasadena High School. The funded projects are: Project Lead The Way STEM/Engineering: Schools across California have been tasked with implementing the California Next Generation Science Standards (CA NGSS) over the course of the next few years. […]

Google Expedition Virtual Reality – Parti Gras Paddle Raise

Gone are the old days of just looking at boring pictures in a book – that is so 1980’s!  What better way to learn about the Egyptian pyramids, the Great Barrier Reef or the Taj Mahal than actually going there?  Google Expeditions takes our tech-savvy students of the 21st century beyond mere video clips to an immersive curricular experience.  […]

SPEF Major Grants Awards: 2016-2017

Major Grants: Awards 2016-2017 In 2016-17, SPEF steered nearly $100,000 in major-grants funding to programs at all five of the district’s schools. Here are the funded projects: Project Lead The Way Science Modules To meet the state’s next generation science standards, SPUSD has been testing curriculum from the innovative non-profit Project Lead The Way with […]