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Edge Fund - Education Grants for Teachers

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The Edge Fund - Education Grants for Teachers

The Edge Fund is a philanthropic extension of Learners Edge that is dedicated to having a lasting effect upon teaching and student learning by providing grants for teachers to support inspired learning.

Learner’s Edge has set aside a portion of its annual revenue to support education grants for teachers in PreK-12 school classrooms (within the United States).

Future Edge Fund award periods will be announced on our website and in our eNewsletters.

Learners Edge is Proud to Announce Edge Fund Grant Recipients:


FALL 2013

Horrace Mann Elementary - St. Paul, Minnesota
Project: St. Paul to Nepal

Florence School - Florence, South Dakota
Project: Musical Mastery is "Instrumental" to our School

The New School of Lancaster - Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Project: A Sunny Space for Pollinators

Walt Disney Elementary - Marceline, Missouri
Project: Elmo Comes to School

Nikkari Elementary - St. Louis, Michigan
Project: Nikkari Elementary Camp for Kids

Moselle Elmentary School - Moselle, Mississippi
Project: Common Core Classroom Upgrade

FALL 2012

Roosevelt Education Center - Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Project: Healthy Kids: Mind and Body

Erwine Intermediate - Akron, Ohio
Project: Playing Boards for a Higher Level Performance

Glide Elementary - Glide, Oregon
Project: Broaden Your Perspectives with NONFICTION!

Phoenix Middle School - Worthington, Ohio
Project: Student Voice, Student Choice

The Greene School - West Greenwich, Rhode Island
Project: Class guitar - a place for students from all cultures to jam

Westmont High School - Westmont, Illinois
Project: Woodland and Wetland Restoration Project

Fall River High School - Fall River, Wisconsin
Project: Reading for Life


Conewago Elementary School - York, Pennsylvania
Project: Promoting Parental Involvement in Kindergarten

Wendell E. Green Elementary School - Chicago, Illinois
Project: Adinkra Symbolism: Reconnecting with Culture and Values

Handke Family Center - Elk River, Minnesota
Project: Speech and Language at Your Fingertips

Holy Family School - Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Project: Engineering is Elementary in My Science Classroom

Palmyra Area High School - Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Project: Online Story Time and Grammar

Lakeside Elementary - Chisago City, Minnesota
Project: Kickin' It with Keyboards

FALL 2011

L.B. Williams Elementary - Mitchell, South Dakota
Project: Sensory Selections

Mound Elementary - Miamisburg, Ohio
Project: Ready, Set, Action! (Technology Incorporation)

Lincoln School - Rochelle, IL
Project: Social-Emotional Learning for Academic Success


Butte High School - Butte, Montana
Project: The Power of Play (Math Games)

Collins Elementary - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Project: Listening Our Way to Reading Independence

D.C. Everest Middle School - Weston, Wisconsin
Project: Fabulous Fluency

Quaker Valley High School - Leetsdale, Pennsylvania
Project: Purple Pacers Garden Refuge

McKinley Middle School - Racine, Wisconsin
Project: Viking Podcasting Network

Lincoln Trail Elementary School - Mahomet, IL
Project: Touching Technology

FALL 2010

Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart High School - Hector, Minnesota
Project: Runaway in a Book

Chaska Middle School West - Chaska, Minnesota
Project: Music with a "SMART" Twist of Technology

Ed W. Clark High School - Las Vegas, Nevada
Project: Success with STEM - Gizmos and Learning

Missisquoi Valley Union High School - Swanton, Vermont
Project: Skype your way abroad!

Furman Templeton - Baltimore City, Maryland
Project: Books a Plenty! Books Galore! My Students Would Love Some More!

West Rocks Middle School - Norwalk, Connecticut
Project: Essential Literacy Games for Middle School Struggling Readers


Trinity Christian School - North Branch, Minnesota
Project: The importance of music in early childhood

Skyview Middle School - Oakdale, Minnesota
Project: Display your maps

Sycamore Trails Elementary - Bartlett, Illinois
Project: Playaway Library Audiobooks

Pathfinder Middle School - Pinckney, Michigan
Project: Math stories for elementary students

The Bridge Academy - Bridgeport, Connecticut
Project: Netbook Computers

Chester Area - Chester, South Dakota
Project: Discover the World with Reading

How is the Edge Fund Making a Difference?

"...the experience of having older students teaching was invaluable for both them and our children. As a result of the presentations our students' understanding of how geometric shapes occur in their every day world was greatly enhanced....we are hoping it can become a yearly event" 

Carrie Fosselman, Principal
Country Elementary School, Pinckney, MI


 "The commercial goes something like this:

Books - $500
Materials - $200
LIstening to children learn how to read - PRICELESS!

Mrs. Orton (grant recipient) has an excitement for books that I have seen in no other and she cleverly carries over that excitement in her classroom. I am thrilled that more books can be placed in the hands of Chester Students through this grant."

Shelly Jensen
Speech Therapist
Chester Area School


"...I am so thankful for this grant and the work it has allowed us to do with students. Overall, students have a better intelligence of how music works in our world, have had more fun learning about music and most importantly have developed a deeper appreciation for music in our lives through this grant." 

Eric Songer 
Chaska Middle School West
Chaska, Minnesota


Dear Learners Edge,

My name is Chloe. I am in 6th grade at D.C. Everest Middle School...I know that all of us in the classroom are trying our best to be fluent readers. We all love the voice recorders...It is fun to listen to our reading. Thank you.


Dear Learners Edge,

Thank you for the Edge Fund Grand and providing us with so many games for math...The games have also made math so much more interesting!


Butte High School