The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) is seeking nominations for Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year, which consists of two awards that recognize the individual achievements and contributions of science educators in their first 10 years of career (Level One) and those beyond 10 years (Level Two).
Classics for Kids Foundation works to empower young people to shape positive futures through music, build sustainable stringed instrument music programs, and provide grants for high-quality instruments. The foundation offers matching grants whereby schools and nonprofit organizations raise at least half the funds to purchase the requested number of instruments, using a provider authorized by the foundation or, after discussion with the foundation, an alternate provider of instruments of similar quality.
The Longview Foundation funds projects that directly support fostering global perspectives in K–12 teachers and students. The Internationalizing Teacher Preparation program focuses on preparing future teachers, implementing promising practices for internationalizing the education of all preservice teachers, and increasing the number of world language teachers, especially in less commonly taught languages.
The Lead2Feed Challenge, a component of the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program, encourages teams of middle school and high school students to hone their leadership skills by completing a service-learning project. Working with a nonprofit organization, each team must set a goal to solve a local, state, or national social or cultural problem.
The Advantage Testing Foundation (ATF)Math Prize for Girls is the largest math prize for young women in the world. Each fall, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, nearly 300 young female mathematicians compete in a challenging test of mathematical creativity and insight.