IMPACT II

Disseminator Application

Apply to be a disseminator if you have developed a successful teaching idea or project that you want to share with other educators. Be featured in the next Ideas with IMPACT Catalog published in the fall.

Teachers selected as Disseminators receive stipends of $750.

Scroll down to complete the application.

Eligibility

  • All Miami-Dade County Public Schools educators working with students in any subject area.

Selection Criteria

  • Applications accepted for K-12 projects in all subject areas. 
  • Special Categories: STEM projects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) that incorporate a mobile device (BYOD) such as an iPhone, smartphone, iPad or tablet into the project; Holocaust studies; robotics; financial literacy; and civics.

Application Deadline

  • The application below must be received by Monday, May 22, 2017 - Deadline extended!

IMPACT II Network Benefits

  • IMPACT II assists teachers in marketing their ideas to other teachers.
  • Teachers' ideas are highlighted in the Ideas with IMPACT catalog, which is sent to 20,000+ teachers in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, and are online at www.educationfund.org
  • Disseminators are honored at events attended by leaders from the educational and business communities. Teachers gain recognition among their colleagues and the community.
  • Disseminators receive training in presentation skills and networking strategies.

Contact:
Edwina Lau, Program Director, IMPACT II
elau@educationfund.org

NOTE: The following application has two sections: Information & Curriculum Idea Profile.
All questions must be completed for consideration.

Remember the deadline for the application has been extended to May 22, 2017
In addition, a high-resolution digital photo representing your project must be uploaded with your application.


General Information
First Name
Last Name
School
School Address
School Phone
School Zip Code
Home Address
Home Zip Code
Cell Phone
Does your Principal support this application?

Dissemination Information

Disseminators receive stipends of $750 for the time they spend to do the following:

(Please check “Yes” to confirm you're willing to undertake these activities.) a. Make an instructional booklet on how to implement your project b. Create a visual display to promote your project at the Idea EXPO c. Present one or more workshops on your project at the Idea EXPO
What is the source of your idea? (Please specify if it was originally a Innovator Grant or another grant?)
How has this project benefited your students' academic achievement? (ie. test scores, attendance, attitude changes, student projects, etc.)
What is the estimated cost for a teacher to adapt the project? Please give a low- and high-end estimate.

Curriculum Idea Profile

The questions below create a consistent format within which you may create a profile of your project. If you are selected, this ONE-page profile will be used as the primary copy in showcasing your idea in next year’s Ideas with IMPACT catalog.

Project Title: (Short, creative, and descriptive)
Curriculum Area(s): List one or two areas of major focus.
The Project: Describe your project clearly and concisely. Start with a one-sentence description of the purpose of the project. Elaborate with examples of what students do and learn. Provide at least one detailed example of a classroom activity.
Standards: List the Florida Standards your project addresses.
The Students: Tell how many students participate in the project, including grade or age, level of achievement and how often they meet. State whether or not the project can be adapted to other ages or achievement levels, and/or used with larger or smaller groups.
The Staff: Give your teaching experience; mention awards and/or grants. How long have you used the project? Do you need assistants (paraprofessionals, volunteers)?
Materials: Describe the setup (space, equipment) and materials needed (books, supplies). Mention materials you have prepared for teachers interested in adapting your project.
Resources: Include such resources as field trips, use of school media center, public library, the Internet, contributions and loans from parents or institutions, and guest speakers.
Overall Value: Write a few sentences that sell your project. Describe the project’s best features, innovative aspects and contributions to student achievement (cognitive and affective). Explain why teachers would want to adapt it for their classes.

Photographs
Please upload a color photograph suitable for reproduction that projects a visual statement of your project. Ideal images include a close-up photo of 1-3 students working on a project, smiling, and looking at the camera. Multiple images may be uploaded.

If your project is selected, both you and your project will be featured in the 2017-2018 Ideas with IMPACT catalog. Please upload a quality, high-res photo of yourself.