InfoSource, Inc. is now accepting applications for the “Integrating Technology in the Classroom” Grant Program that will award up to $2.5 million in online tools and training to qualified school districts across the nation. The purpose of the grant is to support “in need” districts by providing the How to Master Learn It! Build It! Share It! suite of online tools and technology training to help make computers and the Internet an integral part of the classroom.
Winter Park, FL (PRWEB via PR Web
Direct) June 9, 2005 -- InfoSource, Inc. is accepting applications for their
grant program that will award up to $2.5 million in online tools and training to
school districts. The InfoSource Integrating Technology in the Classroom Grant
Program aims at supporting “in need” school districts across the nation by
providing the tools and technology needed to improve digital literacy skills for
both teachers and students, simplify and enhance the learning process, and make
computers and the Internet an integral part of the classroom.
In the first year, InfoSource, Inc. will award over 100 grants ($1,000 - $75,000 in product value), providing qualified K-12 school districts with the How to Master Learn It! Build It! Share It! suite of online tools and technology training, supporting both the National Education Technology Plan and the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. School districts are encouraged to apply early since applications will be reviewed and awarded monthly until the grant pool has been exhausted. Submissions will be accepted through December 31, 2005. All grants will be awarded by the end of January 2006. Awardees will receive financial assistance for a one year product license for faculty, staff, and/or student use in their school district.
For more information and to apply for the grant, visit the InfoSource website (http://www.howtomaster.com), and click on the Grant Program link. The application process consists of an online application form and submission of a short 1-2 page summary detailing how the district plans to integrate technology in the classroom utilizing InfoSource's How to Master Learn It! Build It! Share It! suite of online tools and technology training.
“We at InfoSource believe that it is critical that the environment and tools in the classroom continue to reflect the realities of life outside the school walls, especially where technology is concerned,” said Michael Werner, Owner and CEO of InfoSource, “therefore, we created this grant program as a special commitment to educating today's youth and helping to improve the skills of faculty and staff members who are tasked with this great responsibility.”
For additional information on the grant program (or for product information or free demo), call toll free 800-393-4636 or visit http://www.howtomaster.com.
About InfoSource, Inc.
InfoSource, Inc., in business since 1983, is a developer and provider of high-quality Web-based training (WBT), computer-based training (CBT), and instructor-led training (ILT) for the K-12 Education, Corporate, and Government training markets. InfoSource's How to Master family of products covers PC applications, professional development skills, and IT certification training. In addition to its Web-delivered learning services, electronic training materials, and printed books, InfoSource also develops, maintains, and markets a unique Content Authoring Tool (CAT) and Learning Management System (LMS).
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