Teachers in Bethel School District are very fortunate to have the support of the Bethel Education Foundation (BEF). BEF seeks to promote the academic achievement of all students in Bethel and as part of their mission, awards mini-grants to teachers for a variety of projects and purposes. This year, our class is a beneficiary of their work. Continue reading Literacy Shines with Chrome!
Clear Lake participates in a program called the School Garden Project. This program, referred to as the “Garden Club” with our students, is designed to help Lane County schools create, sustain and use on-site gardens by providing resources, professional consultation and educational programming.
Instructors from the program visit Clear Lake on a weekly basis and lead classes through lessons focused on everything from plant parts and functions to soil ecosystems to pollination. Lessons are correlated to the Oregon Common Content Standards (lessons are currently transitioning to the Common Core State Standards). Continue reading School Garden Club