Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program Each year, the Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program selects 100 educators to receive $2,000 to help fund their innovative class projects. Three of those are chosen to receive an additional $5,000, $10,000, and $25,000. Deadline: April 30, 2016. Jan Stauber Grant This grant awards $500 to K–12 teachers and librarians who develop a … Continue reading Funding/Awards Programs
Directly from C3 Teachers: Submissions are now being accepted for the C3 Teachers Inquiry Challenge. The purpose of the challenge is to support and reward social studies educators using the Inquiry Design Model™ (IDM). This challenge is co-sponsored by C3 Teachers and the Social Studies Assessment, Curriculum, and Instruction (SSACI) Collaborative, which is part of the … Continue reading Do you have what it takes to write a C3 Inquiry?
Directly from the Michigan Council for the Social Studies Website: The Michigan Social Studies Olympiad is a fun and educational state-wide competition for students in grades 3 through 12. MCSS sponsors this great competition in order to increase student and teacher interest in social studies education and to provide opportunities for students and teachers to gain individual … Continue reading 2016 Social Studies Olympiad
The American Foreign Service Association is pleased to announce the 2015 National High School Essay Contest (www.afsa.org/essaycontest). The contest is an outreach initiative that encourages students to think critically about the role diplomacy plays in connecting people and ideas. Contest eligibility is limited to high school students whose parents are not in the Foreign Service. … Continue reading The AFSA National High School Essay Contest