Bridge Grants

Deborah Side at a masters workshop in Ghana

Deborah Side at a masters workshop in Ghana

FELLOWSHIPS

Deborah Side, a music teacher, will attend a masters workshop in Ghana that combines an international methodology of teaching music with a focus on building students’ understanding of African music and culture through games, songs, dances, and instrumental pieces. (Awarded 2015-16)

Explore & Invent

Explore & Invent

PROGRAM GRANTS

Innovation Station. Bridge will create a space where students can invent, tinker, and explore, learning and practicing such social-emotional learning skills as attentive listening, problem- solving, compromising, and perseverance that are needed to work effectively as a team to design and invent an original product. Project Director: Heather O’Rourke, School Counselor (Awarded 2018-19)

Sensory path

Sensory path

SCHOOL COMMUNITY GRANTS

Bridge School will address social-emotional learning goals by (a) installing two sensory movement pathways of structured activities that allow students to expend extra energy and then refocus on academic learning, (b) posting positive messages in bathrooms that promote a growth mindset when facing academic and social challenges, and (c) engaging staff and 5th grade students in creating individual tiles that will form a collective community mural. (Awarded 2018-19)