HERNDON, Va., May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning is now accepting applications for grant proposals to recognize and reward innovative educators in blended and online learning environments.
The Foundation's Teacher Grant Program is looking for teachers and counselors demonstrating excellence with their use of digital tools and out-of-the-box teaching strategies, including but not limited to video, social media, games and other highly-engaging and effective learning strategies.
One-time grants of up to $10,000 each will be awarded. All grants will be made payable to the school and may be used for technology, software, curriculum, classroom supplies and materials.
Launched in January, the mission of The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning is to empower students through personalized learning by advancing the availability and quality of blended and online learning opportunities and outcomes.
Applicants for the Teacher Grant Program must:
- Be a teacher or guidance counselor, grades K-12, employed by an accredited, state-approved blended or online learning program in the United States.
- Propose an innovative project that relates specifically to one or more of the following areas:
- Special Education Support using technology as a catalyst for individual growth
- English Language Acquisition/English Language Learning (ELA/ELL)
- Remedial Math
- Literacy/Reading Interventions
Applications can be submitted at: https://www.scholarsapply.org/fbol-teachergrant/
The deadline for applications is June 15, 2016.
About The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning
The Foundation for Blended and Online Learning is an independent charitable education organization. The mission of the foundation is to empower students through personalized learning by advancing the availability and quality of blended and online learning opportunities and outcomes. To become involved with The Foundation or to learn more, visit www.blendedandonlinelearning.org
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