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  • Early Summer Teacher Challenge: Slow Down & Carpe Diem

    I was working the other night at a local wine shop, which is my fun part-time/summer gig because, you know, teachers often need part-time/summer gigs. In my case it’s as much about getting some adult interaction (and, frankly, some quiet time) as it is about making extra cash. You...
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    Get Inspired: Summer PD at Duke Farms

    Cross-curricular and Interdisciplinary PD Cross-curricular and interdisciplinary are big buzzwords in education today. We teachers are looking to incorporate reading, writing, math, science, and social studies into lessons daily. Duke Farms offers professional development to enrich all teachers in the areas of ecology, conservation, and nature to help them...
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    Teachers of NJ: Graduations, Goodbyes, and Good Wishes in Manasquan

    Jamie Onorato, Manasquan High School, English and Print Media  “It is so exciting being a teacher. I get about 30 kids in my classes, and for about an hour a day, I get to know them, I get to teach them something, and I always hope that I give...
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    Corteva Agriscience Excellence in Agricultural Science Education Award

    Site: https://app.reviewr.com/s1/site//NSTATeacherAwards2019   Corteva and the National Science Teachers Association is selecting for this grant one K-12 science teacher who incorporates innovative agricultural science activities into their existing science curriculum. The submission deadline is 12/17/19. The winner of this award will receive a $2,500 grant for their classroom/program, $1,000...
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    Discover a New Way to do PD: Summer EdCamps

    Are you bored of the typical professional development where you are being talked at instead of participating? There is a new movement in education, finding its beginning in 2010 when a group of educators gathered in Philadelphia, without a schedule or plan, for a computer science “unconference.” This original group...
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    America Honda Foundation Grant

    Site: http://stemgrants.com/american-honda-foundation-due-rolling/ In an effort to support youth education, the American Honda Foundation (AHF) awards grants ranging from $20,000 to $75,000 to public and private schools over a one-year period. This national grant program was designed to enhance the STEM learning experience for the next generation. As Nelson Mandela...
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    Kids Run The Nation- Grant Fund

    Site:  https://www.rrca.org/our-programs-services/programs/kids-run-the-nation/grant-fund The Road Runners Club of America and Kids Run the Nation are on a mission to promote healthy lifestyles, diversity, and competition among our youth. Grants will be awarded to running clubs, events, schools, PTA, and other groups who have a 501(c)(3) filed. Since 2007, the RRCA...
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    APC K-12 Server Room Makeover Contest

    Apply here: http://k12makeover.apc.com/   Enter by June 30th, 2019 for a chance to win $10,000 in IT equipment upgrades for your school! All public, private, and charter schools in the U.S. are eligible AND all you have to do is upload an image or video of your school’s server...
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    NASA’s Apollo Art Contest Takes Students to the Moon

    This July 20th will mark the 50thanniversary of Neil Armstrong’s historic moon walk and his now famous declaration: “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”Whether we teach science, reading, math, or art- this is a moment that changed education forever. While it may seem that moon landings...
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