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Digital Wish Grants Calendar

Grant Name Award Deadline Description
STEM Calculators - Go Solar! 5 Casio fx-260 Solar Scientific / Fraction Calculators ($75. value) 2/29/2016 Create and submit and original STEM based lesson plan utilizing calculators in the classroom. Courses in general math, pre-algebra, algebra 1 & 2, trigonometry, statistics and science are suggested for this calculator. These calculators have been generously donated by D&H Distributing About the Casio fx-260 Solar: Casio’s versatile fx-260 Solar is easy enough to use for day-to-day calculations and advanced enough for complex mathematics like trigonometric, exponential, and Statistical calculations. It’s solar power provides long life and dependability in addition to being packed with over 140 features and calculations, it’s approved for use on SAT, AP, PSAT/NMSQT, and ACT exams. Exam Allowance The CASIO fx-260 Solar scientific calculator is permitted for use on the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT and ACT college entrance exams, and AP tests. Some of the functionality you will find in the fx-260 Solar includes: Fixed Decimal Capabilities Correct Order of Operations sequence Square & Cube Roots Percent Calculations Trigonometry & Inverse Trig Functions Fraction Simplification Logarithms Polar/Rectangular Conversions Scientific Notation
Say Cheese! Olympus SP Digital Camera 1 SP-720UZ Digital Camera*, 1 4GB Eye-Fi card, 1 Digital Photography for Educators book ($275.00 value) 3/31/2016 The Olympus SP-720 bridge camera is an extremely versatile digital camera that packs fun features and superb image quality into its ultra compact body. The stylish camera offers a 26x wide optical zoom for flexibility in your choice of shot and dual image stabilization to eliminate blurring. Other great features include one-touch HD movie recording and Magic filters to let your creativity run wild. We're including a carry case and Eye-Fi Connect 2x 4GB SD card for wireless photo and video uploads, and a Digital Photography for educators book to help you teach students about camera features and functions. To be eligible for this awesome camera bundle, please create and submit a unique lesson plan, or an educational school club activity, utilizing a digital camera for educational purposes. School clubs and activities in need of a camera are encouraged to apply. SP-720UZ specs: *This camera is certified refurbished directly from Olympus Includes SP-720UZ digital camera, USB cable, A/V cable, case, strap, lens cap, battery, software CD, manual 14 megapixels CMOS sensor 26X optical zoom 26mm wide zoom 3" diagonal LCD display TruePic III+ image processor 12 Magic Filter modes Handheld starlight HDR backlight adjustment Smart panorama mode Up to 30fps continuous shooting Full HD movie mode Measures approximately 2-3/4"H x 4"L x 2-3/4"W 1-year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty Made in China Eye-Fi 4GB Connect x2 Card: System Requirements SDHC-compatible digital camera Computer with Mac OS 10.5 or later; Windows SP3/Vista/Win7 100MB of free space Wi-Fi router 802.11 b/g/n 2.4Ghz Compatible iOS or Android device Technical Specifications 8GB SDHC Memory: (up to 4000 photos or 3 hours of video depending on camera model , file resolution and other factors) Class 6 read and write speeds Wireless: 802.11b/g/n 2.4Ghz Range: 90ft+ outdoors, 45ft+ indoors Wi-Fi security: Static WEP 64/128, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
Interactive Presentation Software - Easiteach Next Generation 5 Schools will each be awarded a 5-user License of Eastieach Next Generation ($529.95 value) 3/31/2016 Are you searching for a better way to utilize your interactive whiteboard or device during class time? Need to streamline your curriculum across a department or district? RM Easiteach Next Generation and Digital Wish are here to help. Digital Wish has teamed up with Tool Factory and RM Easiteach to offer an exclusive Easiteach Next Generation grant for five schools to each win a 5-user license of Easiteach Next Generation software. We’re also extending our Easiteach holiday discount of $25 off until March 31st! Send in your application now to qualify for this exciting classroom technology opportunity. RM Easiteach Next Generation software allows teachers and students to interact and engage with technology in a classroom, small group, or 1:1 setting. The software has many useful tools including pre-made widgets like a clock, stopwatch, randomizer, dice, fractions, graphs, music keyboard, Sudoku, periodic table, question maker, tanagrams and many more. Handwriting recognition, multiple language selection, and text to speech easily make Easiteach ‘the’ classroom tool of choice. The Media bank comes filled with numerous clip art options, and you can add your own media files for easy access while building or presenting lessons. Easily access the internet, or open documents saved in your page without leaving the program. Drawing, writing, and special effects tools are also available to customize and bring your pages to life. With a vast library of downloadable K-12 lesson plans, Easiteach Next Generation offers a companion website full of tips, tutorials, pre-made lesson plan templates, media packs and more. Free upgrades and free technical support complete the package to offer you continued support. Easiteach Next Generation also offers a free ‘lite player’ for Mac and PC. The lite player will open files created in Easiteach allowing interaction within an easibook file. Contents can be viewed and interacted with, but cannot be altered. This useful add-on allows students to access and review files beyond the classroom. For more information about Easiteach Next Generation please copy and paste this link in your browser: http://www.digitalwish.com/dw/digitalwish/product?id=RMETNG-W To apply for this grant please send your responses in writing to Jennifer.miller@digitalwish.org Name: Title: School name/ Address: School Phone: Email: School/district size: Title 1: Yes / No How many interactive devices does your school have? Does your school currently use any interactive software, describe? Has your school received any training on the use of interactive devices in the classroom? Does your school have an on-site IT department? Is your administration supportive of technology in the classroom? Does your school have a technology plan, describe?
Easiteach Next Generation STEM Interactive Grant $25-$50 Deposited to Digital Wish Cash on Hand account ($25-$50 value) 7/31/2016 Easiteach Next Generation Interactive Whiteboard Presentation Software is the latest whiteboard software from RM Education designed to help you create and deliver motivational and engaging lessons using your classroom hardware. Featuring a widget bank, media bank, content packs, student lite player, multi-language, multi-touch, toolbars, text to speech, handwriting recognition, language and math tools, and so much more! Digital Wish and RM Easiteach Next Generation have partnered to seek your expertise. We will deposit between $25-$50 to Digital Wish members 'Cash on Hand' accounts for each qualifying lesson plan submitted and selected by Digital Wish. Cash on hand may be used to purchase classroom technology directly through Digital Wish. Submit an original INTERACTIVE lesson plan supporting a STEM theme for grades K-8. The lesson plan needs to be common core correlated - special preference will be given to submissions which utilize the Easiteach Next Generation software. A Free 30-day trial of the software is available at: http://easiteach.com/eng/trial/index.htm Short tutorials and lesson plan examples may be found at: http://www.easilearn.com/us/ Please direct any questions to: jennifer.miller@digitalwish.org **Lesson plan submissions for this grant become the property of Digital Wish and RM Education. Lesson plans may be used in secondary website applications.