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Grants, awards & freebies
Grants, awards & freebies | May 16, 2013 >>
Bringing technology to the classroom: Sony Electronics requests proposals for its K–12 Education Ambassador program. The program seeks to help schools easily integrate electronic devices into the classroom, allowing teachers and administrators to better harness the power of tablet and mobile technologies for education.
Grants, awards & freebies | May 2, 2013 >>
Tap curiosity of K–5 students: The Toshiba America Foundation solicits applications for its Grants for Grades K–5. The aim is to help teachers bring innovative hands-on projects into their classrooms. Applications must be for project-based learning.
Grants, awards & freebies | April 11, 2013 >>
Enhance science and math lessons: The Toshiba America Foundation requests applications from teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students. Teachers of grades 6-12 can apply for grants.
Grants, awards & freebies | March 21, 2013 >>
School makeover: Schoolwires Inc. is giving away a school-district website makeover worth more than $25,000. Winner receives a Schoolwires Website Makeover package, which includes a three-year subscription to use the Centricity2 software platform of Schoolwires, along with hosting services, a website template, and certain consulting services to assist with the designing of the website. K-12 public school districts can apply.
Grants, awards & freebies | February 28, 2013 >>
Math and science fellowships in NY: The Math for America NY Fellowship in Mathematics and Science is for New York City public secondary school math and science teachers who have completed their fourth year of teaching by the start of the fellowship. Applications are being accepted for 2013.
Grants, awards & freebies | February 14, 2013 >>
The Great American Teach-Off Contest: Students, parents and teachers nominate one high school or middle school teacher who is making a difference — and America will decide which teacher should receive the $10,000 classroom grant sponsored by GOOD and the University of Phoenix.
Grants, awards & freebies | January 31, 2013 >>
Seeking volunteer programs: Repair the World and J-Serve seek applications for micro-grants for creative, volunteer-focused programs supporting education and child development. Individuals can apply for grants ranging from $500 to $1,000. Sample programs might include starting a book drive and then creating flashcards based on key vocabulary for the books that were received, packing them together as a kit for local elementary school students; rallying friends and community to start a peer-to-peer mentoring program; or working with a local preschool to create playground graphics on the blacktop to teach letters, numbers, colors, etc., to their students.
Grants, awards & freebies | January 17, 2013 >>
Learning & Leadership Grants: NEA Learning & Leadership Grants support public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education for one of two purposes: grants to individuals fund participation in high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes or action research; grants to groups fund collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson study, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff new to an assignment.
Grants, awards & freebies | December 20, 2012 >>
Spring training: The Cullman Center Institute for Teachers is accepting applications for its popular daylong Spring Seminars at the New York Public Library’s landmark building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
Grants, awards & freebies | December 6, 2012 >>
Are you inspirational? The Kennedy Center solicits nominations for The Kennedy Center/Stephen Sondheim Inspirational Teacher Awards. The awards of $10,000 each seek to spotlight some of the country’s most inspirational teachers and recognize them for their contributions. Nominees must be legal residents of the U.S. and teach or have taught in a K-12 school, college or university in the U.S. Teachers of all grade levels and subject areas are eligible.
Grants, awards & freebies | November 22, 2012 >>
Potential for 30G: Lexus and Scholastic request entries for the second part of their sixth annual Lexus Eco Challenge, which encourages students to learn about the environment and take action to improve it. Winning teams for the second challenge, the Air/Climate Challenge, will receive $10,000 in scholarships and grants to be shared among the students, teacher and school. The top high school and middle school entries will compete in the final challenge against the best in the first segment, the Land/Water Challenge, which has already taken place.
Grants, awards & freebies | November 1, 2012 >>
Do you use digital media? PBS Teacher Innovator Awards recognize innovative pre-K–12 classroom educators, media specialists, technology coordinators and home-school educators who use digital media to enhance student learning. Entrants must submit a short video or PDF with text and images that showcases their work. Entries can be a demonstration of a unique teaching technique or the outcome of influence on a student work.
Grants, awards & freebies | October 18, 2012 >>
Promoting school wellness: Want to enhance the wellness at your school? In 2012-13, the School Wellness Council Grant Program will award $2,500 grants plus resources, tools and incentives to 125 schools to create a School Wellness Council or further develop the work of an existing council. Grantee schools will receive technical assistance through mentoring and networking events.
Grants, awards & freebies | September 27, 2012 >>
Big Help Grants for teachers: Nickelodeon and the National Education Association Foundation is accepting applications for the Big Help Grants. The program supports the development and implementation of ideas, techniques and approaches to addressing four key concerns: environmental awareness, health and wellness, students’ rights to a quality public education and active community involvement. Pre-K-12 public school teachers and public school education support professionals can apply for up to $5,000.
Grants, awards & freebies | September 6, 2012 >>
Study for math teachers: The National Council for the Teachers of Mathematics Course Work Scholarships are geared to improving teachers’ understanding of mathematics by completing course work. Maximum award: $2,000. Eligibility: Individual classroom teachers or small groups of teachers currently teaching mathematics at grade pre-K–5 levels who are also (as of Oct. 15) full individual or e-members of NCTM or teach in a school with a current (as of Oct. 15) NCTM Pre-K–8 school membership.
Grants, awards & freebies | June 14, 2012 >>
Read all about journalism teacher award: The Dow Jones News Fund National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year Program identifies outstanding high school journalism teachers who have done exemplary work in the previous academic year.
Grants, awards & freebies | May 10, 2012 >>
National Italian-American Foundation grants: The National Italian-American Foundation seeks applications for its Italian Language Grants and its Culture and Heritage Grant Awards. Funds: Grants range from $1,000 to $10,000.
Grants, awards & freebies | April 5, 2012 >>
Learning and Leadership Grants: The National Education Association Learning and Leadership Grants provide opportunities for teachers, paraprofessionals and other education support professionals to engage in high-quality professional development and lead their colleagues in professional growth.
Grants, awards & freebies | March 22, 2012 >>
Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass., has received a three-year, $375,000 award from the National Science Foundation to run a summer program that gives middle school teachers the opportunity to participate in biomedical engineering research and create new classroom units for their students.
Grants, awards & freebies | March 8, 2012 >>
Summer seminars for teachers: The Cullman Center Institute for Teachers is accepting applications to its three popular weeklong summer seminars at the New York Public Library’s landmark building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street.