Tag archives for Grants

  1. iPad Grants for Special Needs

    The autism community has been especially vocal about the benefits of the iPad and because of this there are many grants aimed specifically at getting iPads for children with autism. If you know a child that has been diagnosed with autism, language disorders or developmental delays, you may want to share this information with their […]

  2. Win $45,000 in Classroom Technology for your School

    Some of you who’ve been around will remember the CDW-G Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes, which is back for an 11th year of partnering with Discovery Education to award schools with classroom technology. The 2014 Win A Wireless Lab Sweepstakes is open for all educators to get entered – and you could win $45,000 in […]

  3. Grants R’ Us

    I had the most amazing privilege of attending DENSI 2012 last summer in Bozeman, Montana. I met some of the most beautiful and talented people that I have ever known in education. We learned, ate, raced, danced, blogged, videoed, traveled, laughed, and then we unconferenced! During this unconference time about 15 people gathered and spent […]

  4. Need Money?

    If you are an educator, I am sure that you are yelling YES at the screen right now. Funding our dreams in the classroom can be very expensive and unfortunately our schools can’t always help out. Have you tried websites like Donors Choose? Simple, simple to join and a very easy to write proposal. You […]

  5. Show teachers the MONEY with creative fundraising ideas for classrooms and school programs!

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    Try some creative fund raising for your classroom! I know teachers who have had success with “Donors Choose“.  You can also post your classroom at “Adopt a Classroom“, or even set up “registry” supply lists at sites like Amazon or office supply stores.  Don’t forget Discovery Education’s Kathy Schrock who maintains a list of grant […]

  6. It Gives You Shivers Of Inspiration and Appreciation!

    If you have not been a reviewer for the AzTEA Innovation Awards, you must take the next opportunity.  AzTEA received nearly thirty nominations for truly-deserving leaders from all around the state.  It is a inspiring, complete pleasure to read the praise colleagues have for their valued co-workers. The Qwest/AzTEA Innovative Classroom Awards received over seventy-five […]

  7. Qwest/AzTEA Innovative Classroom Grant Winners Shine Bright in a Field Excellence

    Seventy-Five Applications were received this year.  Thirteen projects were funded by Qwest’s generous donation of $100,000 to AzTEA. The projects created by the award recipients are distinguished because of their strong foundation in the characteristics of project-based learning, solidly defined SMART goals, community connections, and an emphasis of putting students at the center of the […]

  8. MI STAR DEN Member Wins Free Stuff!

    Emma Haygood, Science & Technology Teacher at Berrien Springs Middle School, just learned that her CSI in the Classroom proposal was fully funded ($256 in lab materials and a teacher handbook) by DonorsChoose.org.  Donors Choose allows teachers to write proposals for items they need for their classrooms.  Here is a link to Emma’s full proposal:  […]

  9. Grant Writing Tips

    With shrinking school budgets, educators might consider looking to grants for project funds. Here are some tips (from the links below and from personal experience) for you if you are thinking of applying for a grant. Preparation Make sure your idea fits the grant criteria (location, non-equipment, etc) Look for full grants and mini-grants too […]

  10. Live Green Teacher Grants

    GM and Discovery Education Team Up to Award Teachers Encouraging 21st century educators to LIVE GREEN—sustaining the planet’s resources, utilizing new conservation methods, reducing their carbon footprint and that of their students, their classrooms, their school—is at the heart of a new grant opportunity presented by GM and Discovery Education. By embracing new and emerging […]