UIL Academic Champions 2014-15 & 2015-16

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  • Leader in Me Campus
    • Godley Elementary is proud to be designated as a Leader in Me school.  The Leader in Me is FranklinCovey’s whole school climate transformation process that teaches 21st-century leadership and life skills to students while fostering a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader.
  • WATCH D.O.G.S.® Campus
    • Watch D.O.G.S. is a program of the National Center for Fathering in partnership with schools across the US involves fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father-figures that volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school and classroom activities.  Come be a Watch D.O.G.!
  • Tarleton State University Effective Schools Project
    • Godley Elementary is a proud partner with TSU’s  Effective Schools Project (ESP) dedicated to improving school effectiveness, raising the achievement level of students and improving the professional development of educators.
  • STEAM Lab (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics)
    • Full STEAM ahead! Godley Elementary has a fully-equipped STEAM Lab focused on meaningful student engagement in a collaborative environment that values the learning process as much as the results.  The STEAM lab was furnished largely in part by a generous donation made by the Parent-Teachers Organization (PTO).
    • 3 D Printer
      • Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and 3D Printing not only bring a student’s work to life but also prepares students for Science, Technology,  Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) careers while promoting Project-Based Learning and critical thinking.
    • Osmo
      • Osmo is an award-winning, educational, hands-on, system that works with the iPad by opening up interactive student learning opportunities.  Osmo was selected as the TIME’s Best Invention of 2014, Scholastic Teachers’ Pick Award for 2015, and a finalist for both the Innovative Toy of the Year 2015 and Fast Company Best Product Design 2015 awards.
    • Sphero
      • Sphero is an intelligent, app-enabled wireless robotics ball that inspires learning and exploration.
    • Snap Circuits
      • Snap Circuits® makes learning electronics a snap and contains projects to build AM and FM radios, digital and voice recorders, burglar alarms, and more!
    • BeeBot
      • Bee-Bot is a robot designed for young children and an engaging tool to teach sequencing, estimation, problem-solving and early coding while having fun!
    • Dash & Dot
      • Dash and Dot are toy robots that teach early programming and coding using apps on iPads.
    • iPad Mini
      • The iPad has transformed teaching and learning by providing endless opportunities to create and learn on a user-friendly device.
    • Hoki Ergonomic Stools
      • Hoki stools are designed for busy students that allow for student movement while sitting still!
  • Research-Based Policies & Practices
    • Recess Makes Kids Smarter
      • Each class has 2 recess periods
    • Frequent Brain Breaks to Promote Effectiveness
    • Campus Wide Low-to-No Homework Policy