Donor Site Aligning Tech Requests with Tech Policies
The crowdfunding website DonorsChoose is making it easier for teachers to determine whether their technology requests are in line with what their school districts can support. The website will allow teachers to upload their district’s tech policies when making requests and will alert them about the compatibility of the requested items.
APC by Schneider Electric invites educators to upload an image or video of their school’s messy, disorganized, or chaotic server room for an opportunity to win a $10,000 IT equipment upgrade for their school through the APC K–12 Server Room Makeover Contest.
The National Science Foundation is requesting proposals for Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST), an applied research and development program providing direct student learning opportunities in preK–12. The learning opportunities are based on innovative use of technology to strengthen knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT) careers.
Community in Crisis is a story-based literacy game in which students take on the role of director of a community center dealing with the aftermath of a hurricane. In that role, students will need to work with their staff to prioritize relief efforts to best serve individuals and the community as a whole.