Connecticut State Department of Education
11/12/14 11:59 PM
Grants of up to $2,000 to Connecticut K-12 teachers for projects that increase their ability to teach English Language Arts and Mathematics using new Common Core Standards. Funds can be used for teacher resources such as technology, materials, developing expertise, and time with a focus on the classroom level.
Also important to plan development, are methods of utilizing multi mediums to engage all stakeholders including teachers, administrators, parents and the community as a continuum in the development and implementation of the CCS. All stakeholders should be informed, knowledgeable and participatory in the process.
Examples of eligible awards (include, but are not limited to, the following):
1. Group Application: As recommended by the applicants, this group of 4th grade teachers want to bring in the author of “Text Dependent Questions and You” as an expert in reading and writing grounded in evidence from the text in February 2015 for two days to work exclusively with the group.
2. Group Application: A group of 7th grade math teachers is seeking payment for substitutes for release time to create instructional tasks that increase math application beyond word problems that could be used for lessons (not designed for district curriculum). The group intends to use tasks as parent engagement activities at CCS Math Night in spring 2015.
3. Individual Application: An individual 9th grade social studies teacher is seeking to purchase multiple digital resources for her classroom library so that students may have greater opportunities to master standard “CCS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.9 -Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.” The application includes support for a presentation (using the new resources) scheduled for spring 2015 for parents of incoming ninth graders.
4. Individual Application: Purchase a computer tablet and a one-year classroom subscription to online non-fiction resource presented at various Lexile/text complexity levels. The application includes the design of a parent/student resource with log-on directions for use during homework.
GrantWatch ID#: 148193
$500 to $2,000
The grant award period for use of funds will be November 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. All funds must be encumbered by June 30, 2015, and fully liquidated by August 31, 2015.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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