Webinars

During the Application Period, the BEST Teacher Grants team will provide two webinars to provide information and answer applicant questions. Dates and times, as well as links to join will be updated here.

Recent Webinars:

Applying for a BEST Teacher Grant

Recorded: Thursday, September 17, 2020

What is the BEST Teacher Grant? Learn about the program, grant guidelines, and pick up some tips for writing your application. With Cathy Hearn, BEST Teacher Grant Program Manager at the University of Michigan School of Education.

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How to Apply Slide Deck.pdf

COVID-19 Series: Place-Based Education During a Pandemic

Recorded: Wednesday, October 14, 2020

How can I implement Place-Based Education during the pandemic? Learn about the fundamentals of Place-Based Education, see some examples of PBE in action, and pick up some project ideas that you can use even in remote or blended contexts. With Emily Schaller, Dow Innovation Teacher Fellowship Program Coordinator at the University of Michigan School of Education.

COVID-19 Series: Technology-Supported Learning & Grant Writing

Recorded: October 21, 2020 @ 4pm EST

How can I use technologies in ways that engage students, and ehance and extend learning goals? We are joined by Liz Kolb, Ph.D, Clinical Associate Professor of education technologies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Liz discusses her Triple E framework for using technology tools for learning. Pick up some tips for writing a grant application that integrates technology.