Grant Year: 2014-2014
Recipient: Alicia Serafin, Lincoln School
A newcomer student with no English, who started late in the year, accessed the curriculum in her first classes with the use of picture-assisted writing using academic language, like tsunamis and volcanoes.”
ELL Teacher, Lincoln School
ELL teachers from the Lincoln School were able purchase PixWriter software with a grant from the Melrose Education Foundation. PixWriter, which provides a picture-assisted approach, is being utilized by many of their special education and ELL students who are struggling with their writing, reading, and vocabulary skills. These students are now fully able to access the curriculum.