Please select a page for the Contact Slideout in Theme Options > Header Options

Brenham ISD School Board Approves LISTO Collaboration

Brenham ISD School Board Approves LISTO Collaboration
October 9, 2017 SEHD Communications
0000

Brenham ISD School Board Approves LISTO Collaboration


Brenham ISD is the latest school district to partner with the College of Education and Human Development for the Project Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunities (LISTO).

Project LISTO, a five-year longitudinal, federally-funded research grant, is investigating the impact of literacy-infused science in fifth grade classrooms across the state.

Brenham ISD was invited to participate because it is a rural school district with more than 50 percent of the student population identifying as economically challenged. LISTO researchers will conduct virtual classroom observations in four of Brenham’s fifth grade science classrooms to learn more about the district-typical instructional strategies and science curriculum. The initial cohort will be monitored as they move through to eighth grade, with new cohorts of fifth grade students being monitored each year through 2021.

Participation in LISTO is free of cost and provides Brenham ISD with over $28,000 of technology, stipends and services. The school board unanimously approved the Memorandum of Understanding, cementing the partnership between Brenham ISD and Texas A&M University and joining 34 other school districts in participation of Project LISTO.

About the Writer


Ashley is the Media Relations Coordinator and responsible for news coverage in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture as well as the Department of Educational Psychology.

Articles by Ashley

For media inquiries, contact Ashley Green.

Fundraising


To learn more about how you can assist in fundraising, contact Jody Ford ’99, Sr. Director of Development jford@txamfoundation.com or 979-847-8655

Recent Posts


Can't find what you are looking for?

Contact SEHD
Translate »