The Albert H. Small Normandy Institute will take 15 student–teacher teams on a free learning experience of a lifetime. The Institute is an intensive program to learn about the D-Day Campaign of 1944 and the sacrifices made by young Americans to defeat tyranny.
Middle school and high school students can compete for up to $100,000 in a contest sponsored by C-SPAN, by producing a documentary on what it means to be an American. This national video documentary competition encourages students to think critically about issues that affect their communities and the nation. The documentary videos entered into the Student-Cam competition should be five or six minutes in length and focus on areas such as constitutional rights or historic events, explaining how the right or event defines the American experience. C-SPAN will award prize money to 150 students of winning documentaries and more than 50 teacher advisers. Interested applicants will find this grant opportunity on GetEdFunding, a free database sponsored by CDW•G of thousands of funding opportunities for educators.
Google is helping to educate children about good online behavior as part of a partnership with the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and the nonprofit DonorsChoose.org. Schools that adopt the program “Be Internet Awesome” will receive resources and training about digital safety, among other things.
Enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrowcontest and challenge your students to positively impact their community while winning technology for your school. By applying today, you will immediately unlock your opportunity to raise funds for new technology and supplies for your classroom on DonorsChoose.org, and Samsung will match 50 percent of the amount raised, turning every $20 donation into $30, or $100 into $150 (up to $600). Quantity is limited, so apply now.