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  • Grant Opportunities
    • Toshiba
    • HP
    • Foundation Center
    • Donors Choose
    • LTG
  • Toshiba America Foundation
    • Classroom based to improve teaching and learning in math and science educaiton
    • Grades K – 6
      • $1,000
      • Due October 1, 2009
    • Grades 7 – 12
      • Applications < $5,000 accepted on a rolling basis
      • Applications > $5,000 are due August 7, 2009 or February 1, 2010
    • http://www.toshiba.com/tafpub/jsp/home/default.jsp for applications, examples of projects, guidelines and assistance
  • HP Innovations in Education
    • School Districts
    • http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/grants/us/hpiie.html
    • Award approximately 25 grants
    • $270,000 in technology, cash and professional development
    • Addresses the areas of:
      • Leadership Capacity
      • Digital Learning Environments
      • The Secondary Student Design & research Experience
      • High-Tech Career Awareness
  • HP Qualifications
    • Be a public school district or accredited private school system that serves a minimum of 2,000 secondary school students (students in grades 6-12 or 7-12, depending on how your district is organized; can include middle schools, junior high schools, and/or high schools)
    • Describe a project team that involves one or two school sites, and includes a district administrator, such as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, who is responsible for teaching and learning throughout the school district; in a large school district, this person may be the Director of Secondary
    • Propose innovations that enhance learning in at least one of the following disciplines: • Pre-Engineering • Mathematics • Science • Computer Science
  • Foundation Center
    • Subscription $$$
    • Great Resources
    • Foundation Directory
    • http://foundationcenter.org/
  • Donors Choose
    • http://www.donorschoose.org/homepage/main.html?zone=103
    • “Help Center” to get started
  • Learning Technology Grant 2009 - 2012
  • Purpose
    • The purpose of this grant is to provide progressive integration of instructional technology in classrooms and library media centers , and to provide sustained professional development to increase the skills of teachers in the use of instructional technology, in order to help students attain higher levels of performance in the New York State Learning Standards
  • Overview
    • $50,000 for each of 3 years
    • Must partner w/non-public school
    • Due August 21,2009
    • Focus:
      • Identified areas of need
      • Include Classroom & Library Media collaboration
      • STEM
  • LTG Goals
    • Promote an increase in continuous, progressive integration of instructional technology in classrooms and library media centers to improve student academic performance in relation to the New York State Learning Standards, and
    • Provide ongoing, sustained professional development focused on increasing knowledge and skills of teachers in the use of instructional technology to help students attain higher levels of performance in the New York State Learning Standards, and
    • Make use of recognized model programs that are based on research and have shown promise of significantly increasing student academic achievement.
  • LTG Application
    • http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/funding/currentapps.htm
    • School Report Cards: https://www.nystart.gov/publicweb/Home.do?year=2008
    • http://Schools.nyc.gov
  • LTG Resources
    • NYS Standards:
    • http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai/cores.htm
    • http://www.nylearns.org/
    • School Data:
    • http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/technology/initiatives/Crosswalk_of_ISTE_NYS2.htm