Posts tagged ‘technology’

Happy Digital Learning Day!


Today (February 1, 2012) is the first-ever Digital Learning Day, the culmination in a year-round national awareness campaign to improve teaching and learning for all children. Teachers, librarians, school leaders, after school program coordinators, community groups, and parents can go to the website to learn more and see how you can participate and collaborate with others.

There are a lot of great free resources, including toolkits tailored to your area of interest at Digital Learning Day. If you need additional funding to make your digital dreams come true, make sure to search our HMH free grant database.

The perfect grant could be waiting for you!


February 1, 2012 at 9:11 AM

iPads in the Classroom

One piece of technology that nearly every educator has their eye on is the Apple iPad®, which has certainly been making waves in the world of educational resources!  We’ve had a number of questions about getting these tablets for educational use, so we’ve decided to collect a few good resources for those of you looking to get and use iPads in the classroom:

5 Opportunities to Get iPods & iPads Into Your Classroom – EdReach
This EdReach column provides five great ideas for getting both iPods® and iPads into your classroom.  Even if your district doesn’t have the funding, there are a number of different things teachers can do to work toward getting these devices for your students.

Apple Store for Education – Apple
No teacher should buy a new iPad without taking full advantage of the discount that Apple makes available to educators.  The Apple Store for Education allows you to identify your educational organization, and will update the prices for all of its’ products to represent the discount that you’re eligible to receive.

The Special Needs iPad® & App Series – The Friendship Circle
For those of you teaching special education, the iPad holds an amazing amount of potential.  This series of articles goes through the ins and outs of using the iPad for special education, from using them as AAC (assistive communication) devices to finding apps that help teach social and life skills.

Disclaimer: Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPad is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

December 1, 2011 at 8:15 AM 1 comment

New to Grants

Q: I am a new K-8 Principal. I need any info you can give me on grants.

Continue Reading September 13, 2010 at 9:25 AM

Grants for Technology in the Classroom

Q: Where can I find grants specific for using technology in the classroom?

Continue Reading August 9, 2010 at 8:56 AM

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