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12 Top TipsSchool Technology Funding                                Nancy Caramanico                Technology and Educati...
1. Heed The Research Change is a Constant Image, Pew
Horizon ReportTechnologies to Watch1 Year or Less – Mobile Apps1 Year or Less – Tablet Computing2-3 Years – Game Based Lea...
2. Tune in to Digital Learning Needs One to One Netbooks, Ipads, Tablets Ebooks, Online Access Everywhere access, Wire...
3. Build a Team                   Technology Teams                   Administrators - Visioning                   Commu...
4. Make a Plan5. Create Smart Goals• Technology Plan• Make a Difference• Smart Goals
Smart Goals
6. Dig In to Grant Resources Foundation Center – Site and Newsletter Guidestar – Funder Resources Grant Space via Found...
7. Aim For Quality, Free Access –Foundation Center
8. Jog the Web Funding Sources K-12 Grants – K12Grants.org E-School News – Funding Page Specific Tech Companies have of...
9. Tell Your Compelling Story Tell the local community  about your Technology  Needs Tell Alumni and give them  options ...
10. Get Social
11. Meet Supporters Where They Are
12. Evaluate and Begin Anew
Images/Resources http://blog.proqc.com/s-m-a-r-t-quality-planning-goal-  setting/ www.mashable.com www.Fasticon.com
Thank You! Best wishes in your search for Technology Funding   Nancy Caramanico   Technology and Education Specialist, ...
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Technology Funding and Grants

  1. 1. 12 Top TipsSchool Technology Funding Nancy Caramanico Technology and Education Specialist July, 2012
  2. 2. 1. Heed The Research Change is a Constant Image, Pew
  3. 3. Horizon ReportTechnologies to Watch1 Year or Less – Mobile Apps1 Year or Less – Tablet Computing2-3 Years – Game Based Learning2-3 Years – Learning Analytics4-5 Years – Gesture Based Computing4-5 Years – The Internet of Things http://horizon.wiki.nmc.org http://ncara.edublogs.org/2012/02/09/emerging -technologies-to-watch-2012/
  4. 4. 2. Tune in to Digital Learning Needs One to One Netbooks, Ipads, Tablets Ebooks, Online Access Everywhere access, Wireless Video Conferencing Projection Systems, Smart Systems, Apple TV Web Services, LMS, Websites and Social Media Support Professional Development Apps, Software
  5. 5. 3. Build a Team  Technology Teams  Administrators - Visioning  Community Members - Resources  Parents – Loyalty, Resources  Teachers – Ideas, Needs, Buy in  Student Teams – Real Life Applications
  6. 6. 4. Make a Plan5. Create Smart Goals• Technology Plan• Make a Difference• Smart Goals
  7. 7. Smart Goals
  8. 8. 6. Dig In to Grant Resources Foundation Center – Site and Newsletter Guidestar – Funder Resources Grant Space via Foundation Center (Search areas for free Foundation Center access) – Find Us Technology Grant - News and Resources
  9. 9. 7. Aim For Quality, Free Access –Foundation Center
  10. 10. 8. Jog the Web Funding Sources K-12 Grants – K12Grants.org E-School News – Funding Page Specific Tech Companies have offerings – Acer Tech and Learning Grants Directory – 2012-2013 Non Profit Technology Network US Government – Funding Pages Collection – Sheryl Abshire All #TechFunding Links in presentation - Diigo
  11. 11. 9. Tell Your Compelling Story Tell the local community about your Technology Needs Tell Alumni and give them options for giving Sponsor a Smart Classroom, Sponsor a Net Classroom (example community ask)
  12. 12. 10. Get Social
  13. 13. 11. Meet Supporters Where They Are
  14. 14. 12. Evaluate and Begin Anew
  15. 15. Images/Resources http://blog.proqc.com/s-m-a-r-t-quality-planning-goal- setting/ www.mashable.com www.Fasticon.com
  16. 16. Thank You! Best wishes in your search for Technology Funding  Nancy Caramanico  Technology and Education Specialist, Consulting and Professional Development  nancycaramanico@gmail.com  www.caratechnology.net  Blog http://ncara.edublogs.org  Twitter @ncara

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