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Five years ago TNTP launched the Fishman Prize as way to celebrate great teachers. Since then, the prize has recognized nearly 500 teachers who build strong relationships with their students, ignite passion for their subject matter, and push students to reach their highest aspirations.  The application for the 2017 Fishman Prize is now open. Visit http://tntp.org/fishman-prize/how-to-apply.  
Deadline: 
1/10/2017
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Population Education's World of 7 Billion student video contest is still accepting entries! This year's topics - Climate Change, Ocean Health, and Rapid Urbanization - encourage participants to consider the urgency of increasing cooperation and creativity in resolving the innumerable issues associated with increasing world population.  In an effort to assist contest participants, several supplemental readings are available that students may want to consider while preparing their video submissions.
Deadline: 
2/23/2017
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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grants support professional development programs in the humanities for school teachers and for college and university faculty. NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes may be as short as one week or as long as four weeks. Read about all of them at https://www.neh.gov/grants/education/summer-seminars-and-institutes.
Deadline for applying is March 1, 2017.

Here is an example of one NEH Summer Seminar:
Deadline: 
3/01/2017
Street Law, Inc. and the Supreme Court Historical Society will sponsor two sessions of the annual Supreme Court Summer Institute, June 15-20 and June 22-27, 2017. The Institute is open to secondary level social studies teachers and supervisors, who will spend six stimulating days on Capitol Hill and inside the Supreme Court learning about the Court, its past and current cases, and how to teach about them from top Supreme Court litigators and educators. 

Deadline: 
3/13/2017
Population Education's World of 7 Billion student video contest is still accepting entries! This year's topics - Climate Change, Ocean Health, and Rapid Urbanization - encourage participants to consider the urgency of increasing cooperation and creativity in resolving the innumerable issues associated with increasing world population.  In an effort to assist contest participants, several supplemental readings are available that students may want to consider while preparing their video submissions.
Deadline: 
2/23/2017
The "World of 7 Billion" student video contest is still accepting entries! This year's topics - Climate Change, Ocean Health, and Rapid Urbanization - encourage participants to consider the urgency of increasing cooperation and creativity in resolving the innumerable issues associated with increasing world population. 
In an effort to assist contest participants, the sponsor (Population Connection) offers several supplemental readings that students may want to consider while preparing their video submissions.
Deadline: 
2/23/2017
The Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at The Ohio State University has announced its fully-funded, four-week summer program for K-12 educators to experience the Andes.
Deadline: 
1/13/2017
ATTInternetService.com has launched a new $1,000 teacher grant that's open to college professors and school teachers. Applicants write a 300-450 word essay or create a 1-2 minute video that explains how they or their students use internet-connected technology in the classroom. More details and the online application form can be found here: http://www.attinternetservice.com/tech-teacher-grant.html
The deadline to apply is February 3, 2017.
Deadline: 
2/03/2017
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How would you implement technology to enhance your teaching methods and address learning challenges? Would you invest in a new computer or mobile devices for your students to use in the classroom? Or perhaps make use of software that streamlines your curriculum and lightens the load of grading papers?
Describe in 400-500 words the impact new classroom technology could have for you and your students. The top three submissions featuring the most innovative and beneficial uses for classroom technology will each be awarded $1,000 to spend on new technology for their classrooms.
Deadline: 
2/07/2017
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Muslim American Identities, Past and Present: A 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Seminar for K-12 School Teachers, will be held July 9-28, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Deadline: 
3/01/2017
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