Module 2 - Grants and Funding
Additional Resources for Grant Writing - March 20-27
- These are some additional resources related to grant writing.
The first is a budget worksheet that shows you the kinds of things you
would include in a budget table. Not everything would be included in
every worksheet, but these are many of the items you would find. For
our in-class grant-writing, we didn't have time, space, or information
to fill out something in this much detail, but for a real grant, you
would likely include something like this.
- Next is a program planning sheet that is a more detailed
version of the table you included in your in-class activity. The entire
table might or might not go into the grant application, but using this
as a planning tool can help you understand what you are asking for.
This includes some filled in parts as an example.
- Fill in the blank sample on the Program Planning Worksheet
for 1 or 2 objectives. If you have a specific grant in mind, fill it
out with that in mind. If you have not yet found any grants, just fill
it in as if you had a specific timeline from a grant. You can either
attach a Word document to your response, or better yet, copy and paste
the table from the document right into your response.
- Optionally, respond to others' posts as to how they might
improve this to make it more appealing to potential funders.
- Complete by March 27.
Case Study - Zack Keller Internship - March 20-27
- Watch the internship presentation below by March 24
- Email the presenter (via the class email list,
email@example.com) one question by March 24
- In your group wiki, discuss the following questions (join the
discussion no later than March 24)
- Which of Ely's conditions were met in the school?
- Which were not met?
- Which were influenced by the presenter (hopefully moving
from not met to met)?
- How did individuals and the school advance with the ACOT
- Group leader is first name on wiki
- Group leader is responsible for getting discussion started
and nudging participation
- Group leader should post results of discussion to discussion
forum by March 27
Study: Keller Internship Presentation file
Case Study Group 1: Samantha, Michael, Ashley
Campus Pack Wiki
Case Study Group 2: Elizabeth S., Liz O., Natalie Campus Pack Wiki
Case Study Group 3: Jessica, Sarah, Stephanie
Campus Pack Wiki
Case Study Group 4: Lisa, Cheryl, Mandy Campus
Case Study Group 5: Teresa, Matt, Amy Campus
Case Study Forum Advanced Forum
Obtaining Resources for
Technology in Education - Complete by March 27
- The online book Obtaining Resource for Technology in
Education has a great deal of useful information. A lot of
it is more in-depth coverage of stuff you already know. Do not feel
obligated to read this book word-for-word, but focus on the following
- Chapter 4 helps you think about whether writing a proposal is
- Chapter 5 - focus on the table in the "Dialogue" section
- Chapter 6 explains different types of grants you can seek
- Chapters 8 and 9 (optional) give some more detail about the
writing process than what we covered
- Chapter 10 has good information about partnerships
- Appendices - peruse examples of grant proposals
- Each person should add one new thing to the wiki below that
you didn't know about the grant-writing process before reading parts of
this book. Do not repeat what others have listed. Complete by April 2.
Resources Wiki Campus Pack Wiki
Information to Share - Technology Grants - Complete by March 27
Finding Grants - March 27
- Look for grants at the following resources
- In the following wiki, locate one grant opportunity for
educational technology in your school that no one else has added. Put a
link to the main page for the grant and a one or two sentence
description of the grant.
- This doesn't have to be a grant that you would actually find
appropriate for your school (e.g., you could add one that is specific
to interactive white boards even if you are not thinking about
purchasing interactive white boards. It just must be appropriate for
educational technology in schools in general and different from
anything anyone else has listed.
- Add your item by March 27.
Hint: this is easier if you go earlier.
a Grant to the Wiki Campus Pack Wiki
Funding Project Due - April 10
Project details can be found on the class Web site under Funding
Return to ET680 home page.
Send email to Dr. Marcovitz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Send email to the class (enrolled students only) at email@example.com.
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