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Century Link Mini-Grants: Teachers and Technology

Century Link          Century Link is offering mini-grants designed to help teachers innovatively use technology in their classroom that will increase student achievement.  Century Link will consider grant applications up to $5000.  Applications will be accepted until January 10, 2014.  This is an excellent opportunity for teachers to be creative and obtain technology to use with their students.  The grant application asks the following four questions in addition to a budget description:

  • What technology or technologies do you plan to integrate and why did you choose these technologies?
  • How will your project integrate technology into the curriculum in unique or innovative ways to improve student achievement?
  • How does this project change or improve the way technology is incorporated into the curriculum and teaching practices in your classroom and school?
  • How will this technology support the needs of your students?

If you are interested, use the link below to apply.

About Cindy Geddes

Cindy Geddes serves as the Director of Accountability and Technology Services for Newton-Conover City Schools. Previously, she served as the district's Instructional Technology/ Staff Development Coordinator and as an elementary teacher for thirteen years. Mrs. Geddes was recently renewed as a National Board Certified teacher. She is a co-founder of #NCed chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. Mrs. Geddes co-authored an article, “Growing Technology Leaders”, that was featured in the magazine, Learning and Leading with Technology. Recently, she received a Master of Arts from Gardner-Webb University in Executive Leadership Studies. She and her husband, Leonard are proud parents of two children, Cassidy and Brandon.

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