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Local teachers receive competitive technology grants
The Minnesota Business Partnership Education Foundation and CenturyLink have announced the 2014 winners of the Teachers & Technology Grant Program, a competitive grant open to Minnesota public and private school teachers. The program, administered by the Minnesota Business Partnership Education Foundation, aims to improve E-12 education by recognizing teachers who are finding innovative ways to integrate technology into their curriculum and teaching practices to improve student achievement, raising awareness of how teachers are finding creative ways to use technology to improve learning and modeling best practices of technology integration and application.
A total of 19 winners were chosen. Awards were given to the following local teachers:
• Jennifer Miller, Writing Workshop in a Digital World, Edgewood Middle School in Mounds View, $5,000
• Jenny Eckman, STEAM Fridays, Harambee Elementary in Roseville, $4,631
• Amy Cooper, iPads to Reach all Students, Wilshire Park in St. Anthony, $2,870