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Wilhelmina C. Robertson Excellence in Science or Mathematics Teaching Award

Awards to Texas Teachers in Eligible Regions to
Recognize Outstanding Math and Science Teaching

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Houston Museum of Natural Science

Deadline Date:

09/11/20 - Postmarked

Description:

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Awards of $1,000 to Texas teachers in eligible regions to recognize outstanding math and science teaching. One award will be given to a K-5th grade teacher and another award will be presented to a 6th-12th grade teacher. Eligible recipients must demonstrate exemplary teaching methods and philosophy that profoundly impact their students. Houston-area teachers may be nominated for this award.

Teaching philosophy selection criteria include: Contemporary student-centered approach, measurable outcomes, differentiation, clarity, and format.

Classroom activities/methods selection criteria include: Relevance to science or mathematics, demonstrates principles of science or mathematics, student assessment, and involves student problem solving, decision making, critical thinking, and application. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 145270

Number of Grants:

There will be 2 grants awarded: One K-5th grade science or math teacher and one 6th-12th grade science or math teacher.

Estimated Size of Grant:

This award of $2,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any science or mathematics teacher employed by either a public or private school in the Houston area is eligible for this award. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for applications is September 11, 2020 (postmarked).

Finalists will be selected by a Museum review committee. Awards will be presented at a luncheon in the fall of 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit nomination form and supporting materials to:
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Education Department
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77030-1799

For more info, please contact Scott Stevenson at sstevenson@hmns.org.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: Houston area

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