So, what’s the best solution when district and school budgets are tight? Try applying for a grant! We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of some of the best grants out there for Michigan educators—including state-specific programs, as well as national awards offered by corporations, professional societies, and nonprofit organizations—all organized by application due date*.
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Sarah Cornelius is a Senior Marketing Specialist at Edmentum and has been with the company since 2014. In her role, she works to provide educators with engaging and insightful resources. Sarah received her B.S. in Professional Communications and Emerging Media from the University of Wisconsin - Stout.
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Minnesota has demonstrated its commitment to high-quality science education by being a lead state partner (along with 25 other states) for the NGSS. To support Minnesota educators in transition process to the new NGSS-influenced standards, we’ve compiled a helpful list of resources to explore:
Lots of yoga poses are actually very simple, focusing on breathing and body awareness rather than flexibility or strength. Plus, kids enjoy them! Here are five basic poses to try with your students, including info on the specific benefits each provides.
Rural, Gifted, and At-Risk: Four Research-Based Strategies to Support Advanced Learners in Small Districts
The question for educators working with gifted students in rural settings becomes one of engagement. How can these learners be exposed to the opportunities and guidance they need to keep learning interesting and challenging, and how can educators help them stay on track to reach their full potential? Here are four research-backed strategies.
Before any of that hard work in the classroom can pay off, there is one critically important prerequisite to consider—actually getting students to attend class. That’s why September has been designated National Attendance Awareness Month: to get the word out and help educators and parents make school a place that students want to be.
Comprehensive CTE programs are designed to equip students for either continued postsecondary learning or direct entry into high-demand careers. They are flexible, forward-thinking, student-centered, and well worth the investment to expand student options. Considering a CTE initiative in your school or district? Here are five benefits to take into account.
The fall semester has arrived, and Michigan educators are ready to look forward to another school year of new students and new learning. But, with finalized 2019 M-STEP test results just released by the Michigan Department of Education, this is the perfect time to look back and reflect on how previous performance can inform new approaches.
Virtual Learning Program Planning: 6 Ways to Design an Application Process That Sets Up Students for Success
Schools and districts can provide valuable flexibility, autonomy, and expanded course options by creating a virtual program, but making sure that the right students are connected with the opportunity needs to be the first step. Check out these tips from virtual program administrators around the country who have developed vetting and application processes that lead to successful student outcomes.