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Joel McIntosh

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Grants for Gifted Education Teachers

Sunday, July 24, 2005 - by JMcIntosh - Category: Gifted Education
Finding grant money for special projects and activities can be a challenge for classroom teachers; however, there are opportunities out there. In each issue of Prufrock Press' journal, Gifted Child Today, the editors feature a select number of grants that seem particularly appropriate for teachers of gifted children.

For example, teachers wishing to write a unique unit or classroom project dealing with the environment, will be interested in the following listing from the most recent Gifted Child Today: "The Captain Planet Foundation supports environmental projects fro children and youth. All projects must promote understanding of environmental issues; focus on hands-on involvement; involve children and young adults ages 6-18; promote interaction and cooperation within the group; help young people develop planning and problem-solving skills; include adult supervision, and commit to follow-up communication with the sponsor. Grant amount is from $250 to $2,500. Application are reviewed quarterly. For more information, contact Taryn Murphry, 133 Luckie St., 2nd Fl., Atlanta, GA 30303 or visit"

You can find other grants and awards in each issue of Gifted Child Today.

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