Educators of America offers Classroom Technology Grants to promote student achievement and technology integration. Funding allows schools to furnish a classroom or entire building with needed technology tools to enhance students’ skills, effective teaching, and instructional methods. Grants may be used to purchase technology, such as web-connected devices; electronic whiteboards; tablets; and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics lab equipment. Eligible applicants are teachers and other educators in US schools. Applicants should provide detailed information on how the proposed grant funds will be used, including long-term plans for using the needed technology.
Deadline: Ongoing; applications reviewed quarterly (January, April, July, October)
Across the world, equity and accessibility have become two of the thorniest issues districts face as they continue to offer learning in remote and hybrid learning environments. In the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, some states delayed online learning because they realized all students could not access it.
The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence has developed a social–emotional learning program called RULER, which teaches students to do daily check-ins, identifying the energy level and pleasantness of their emotions on a color-coded “mood meter.”