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The Economist's Open Future essay content focuses on restating the values of liberalism.

May 15, 2018


Open Future Essay Competition

The Economist has launched the Open Future initiative to restate the case for the values of classical liberalism—that is, politicaleconomic, and social freedom—to address the challenges of the 21st century. This exploration of ideas may involve critics as well as supporters and should engage a young audience in particular. 

One teacher will win a free trip to the Teacher Open House in Washington, DC from NuseumED's Teacher Appreciation Sweepstakes.

May 15, 2018


Teacher Appreciation Sweepstakes

One lucky educator in the United States will have the opportunity to attend programs, view exhibits, and learn about the Newseum’s educational resources, as well as mingle with peers at the museum’s ninth annual Teacher Open House. When educators enter the Teacher Appreciation Sweepstakes, they will automatically be signed up for a free account if they don’t have one already.

Penguin Random House Grants for Reading and Literacy Teachers

May 01, 2018


Award Recognizing Innovative Projects Cultivating Literacy

The Penguin Random House Foundation is offering awards of $10,000, $5,000, and $2,500 to support teachers who inspire a love of reading in students through programs and curricula that are innovative, original, and have measurable success.

Excellence in Physics Education Award for Teachers

May 01, 2018


Award for Commitment to Outstanding Physics Education

The American Physical Society (APS) will present the Excellence in Physics Education Award to an individual or team that has exhibited sustained commitment to outstanding physics education.

Apr 16, 2018


Competition Encouraging Design Thinking

The Design for Change (DFC) global movement was founded in 2009 by world-renowned educator Kiran Sethi, who believes that if young people are empowered and made to feel that they could take matters into their hands, they would change the world for the better.

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