[ECP] Educational CyberPlayGround® K12 Newsletters

ECP GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – ASCD: Outstanding Young Educator Award – ESA: President’s Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education – Wild Ones: Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education – Vernier/NSTA: Technology AwardsGrant Program

K12 GRANTS AND FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

ESA: President’s Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education
The Entomological Society of America’s President’s Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Primary and Secondary Education recognize educators who have gone beyond the traditional teaching methods by using insects as educational tools. Maximum award: $400 to the winner’s school to purchase teaching materials required to expand the use of insects in the teaching curriculum; $400 to the winner for expenses associated with travel required to present a paper or poster on the use of insects in primary or secondary educational programs at a peer professional venue of their choosing; gratis registration to attend ESA’s annual meeting; and an $800 award to the winner for expenses associated with travel, hotel arrangements, and all other costs associated with attending the annual meeting. Eligibility: primary teachers (grades K-6) and secondary teachers (grades 7-12). Deadline: July 1, 2012.
http://www.entsoc.org/awards/professional/educational
ASCD: Outstanding Young Educator Award
The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development is seeking nominations for its Outstanding Young Educator Award, which recognizes a teacher under the age of 40 who demonstrates excellence in his or her profession, a positive impact on students, creativity in the classroom, and leadership in his or her school or district. Maximum award: $10,000; an all-expenses paid trip to the ASCD annual conference in March for the winner and one companion, including registration, travel, hotel, and meals. Eligibility: preK-12 teachers under age 40; self-nominations accepted. Deadline: August 1, 2012.
http://www.ascd.org/programs/Outstanding-Young-Educator-Award/Outstanding-Young-Educator-Award-Program.aspx
Wild Ones: Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program
The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program gives small monetary grants to schools, nature centers, or other non-profit educational organizations for the purpose of establishing outdoor learning centers. Funds will be provided only for the purchase of native plants and seed. Eligibility: schools, nature centers, and other nonprofit and not-for-profit places of learning, including houses of worship. Deadline: October 15, 2012.
http://www.for-wild.org/seedmony.htm
Vernier/NSTA: Technology Awards
The Vernier/NSTA Technology Awards promote the innovative use of data-collection technology using a computer, graphing calculator, or other handheld device in the science classroom. Maximum award: $1,000 in cash for the teacher, $1,000 in Vernier Products, and up to $1,000 toward expenses to attend the annual NSTA National Convention. Eligibility: Current teachers of science in grades K-College. Deadline: November 30, 2012.
http://www.vernier.com/grants/nsta.html

5 thoughts on “[ECP] Educational CyberPlayGround® K12 Newsletters”

  1. I have recently heard many great things about computer schools in India. I wander is this the case in other developing countries? Does anyone knows how African computer schools compare to rest of the world?

  2. I wander which computer school is best in the world? I have heard so much good things about MIT, but who knows, maybe there are

    1. There are many Fantastic Schools in the U.S. where you can get a degree in computer science. You’ll need to understand their standards, where they are located and their application process. Then you’ll also need to know how to pay for it.

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