Fresh Films awards tech grants of $500 toward purchase of classroom technology (software, hardware, or supplies). All K-12 teachers and principals from any discipline who have a demonstrated need for technology are eligible to win a Fresh Films Tech Grant. Along with basic information on the applicant and demographic information on the school (for example, percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch), interested educators must explain in 300 words or less why the class should receive a grant and how the funds will be used.
Deadlines: Quarterly for submission of applications—June 15 and September 15, in 2019
The questions and activities in a lesson from The New York Times Learning Network help students understand why and how to do better Google searches but also weave in ways to apply the information and practice on their own.
This school year, The New York Times is offering a free, flexible, seven-unit writingcurriculum based on real-world genres found not just in The Times, but in all kinds of print and online sources. Woven into each unit are multiple opportunities for students to publish and have their writing read by authentic audiences.
NewseumED’s virtual classes bring the museum to your students. The classes are offered Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET). They are typically 30 to 50 minutes in length and can be adjusted to meet classroom schedules. Presently ten classes, along with training, are offered.