Another Call: Starfish Mini-Grant Program Last year at this time, Division 1 announced that we were reinstituting the Starfish Mini-Grant program. Alas, we had no takers! It seems that folks were either too busy to think about it or didn’t know how to get the ball rolling for a project that might be funded. ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2002
Another Call: Starfish Mini-Grant Program
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  • Barbara J. Ehren
    University of Kansas, Center for Research on Learning, Sunrise, FL
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Article   |   June 01, 2002
Another Call: Starfish Mini-Grant Program
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, June 2002, Vol. 9, 28-29. doi:10.1044/lle9.2.28
SIG 1 Perspectives on Language Learning and Education, June 2002, Vol. 9, 28-29. doi:10.1044/lle9.2.28
Last year at this time, Division 1 announced that we were reinstituting the Starfish Mini-Grant program. Alas, we had no takers! It seems that folks were either too busy to think about it or didn’t know how to get the ball rolling for a project that might be funded. Recently, dialogue over the e-mail list seems to have generated increased interest among members; so we are hoping to be deluged with applications. Here are the particulars:
With the Starfish Mini-Grant Program, Division 1 encourages its members to make a difference for children and youth with language impairments. Its name is derived from the popular Starfish Story. As the story goes, a man was seen running along the beach, tossing beached starfish back into the ocean. When the observer questioned why he was doing this the man said, “The tide is going out. If I don’t throw the starfish into the sea, they will die.”
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