WGU Missouri today announced it has awarded more than $54,000 in grant funding to teachers across the state to fund their innovative classroom projects that foster learning in new, unique ways. The grants were made possible through WGU’s “Fund My Classroom” initiative, and a total of 52 classroom projects were selected for funding.
The grants will go a long way toward making dozens of K-12 classrooms more engaging environments for students when they return to school in the fall. A few of the projects funded include:
· An outdoor classroom that is being created for students to experience hands-on lessons in ecology and botany at Diamond High School in the Joplin, Mo., area;
· A “Little Free” Library being established at Highlandville Elementary in Highlandville, Mo., for rural families to use to expose their children to a wider range of literature, without requiring them to…