November, 2010


Featured K-12 Grants

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AzTEA Qwest grant


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http://www.aztea.org/content/qwest-grant

Grant application documents and presentation






Examples of online collaborative projects and project based learning



Video- Project based learning from Edutopia.org



2010- Grants and Other Funding Opportunities


Create an Outdoor Science Classroom

Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, International Paper and National Geographic Explorer! classroom magazine have partnered to create an outdoor classroom grant program. The program provides K–12 public schools with additional resources to improve their science curriculum by engaging students in hands-on experiences outside the traditional classroom. The program is managed through the Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant program.
Deadlines: Vary
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http://www.edutopia.org/grant-information
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Awards, Competitions and other "Winning" Opportunities


Compete with the Best Word Sleuths

The Quiddler school competition is a challenge for students to team up to compete with the best word sleuths in the country. Teachers must first register their teams, which are assigned IDs. Then each day a team member (or the teacher) prints out the current day’s puzzle worksheet. The worksheet has the day’s puzzle letters on it and shows the highest score attained. When students create words from the letters that add up to within 10 points of that score, their team qualifies to enter for that day. If they do this once a week for 25 weeks, the school wins an assortment pack of games made by Set Enterprises. Top scores are posted daily, so students can see how well their team is doing. Try the Daily Puzzle online.
Deadline: The competition runs annually from August to July.
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