The National Center for Women and Information Technology sponsors the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC), which honors ninth- through twelfth-grade girls and women for their computing-related achievements and interests, and encourages them to pursue their passions.
Access DonorsChoose.organd your community to get a Juno, the all-in-one classroom audio and lesson capture system, for your classroom. Frontrow is even covering the first 20 percent. Juno will amplify your voice, and your students’ voices too, through durable, wearable microphones. Juno also plays audio from any source via Bluetooth or cable connection. Juno’s accompanying one-touch activated lesson-capture technology allows you to record screen content and your voice before, during, or after class. MP4s are produced in seconds and instantly uploaded to your teacher page on your school site, a Google Drive, or the location of your choice for classroom flipping, or simply to allow students and parents to review missed content. Visit www.gofrontrow.com/DonorsChoose for details.
The National Geographic Society offers Early Career Grants to help less experienced individuals lead a project. Funding supports the areas of education, technology, research, storytelling, and conservation.
The National Society of High School Scholars is providing STEAM Educator Grants to enhance STEAM-related activities (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics), innovation, and classroom excellence for teachers in a STEAM field.
K–12 students in US public, private, and home schools can enter NASA’s Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest. One grand-prize winner will name the rover and be invited to see the spacecraft launch in July 2020 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.