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Literacy and Learning Beyond Borders


Encyclo-Media - September 18, 2009

Literacy and Learning Beyond Borders

Carol Scott, Library Media Specialist, Mustang Valley Elementary

scottc@mustangps.org 405-324-4575

Lynn Tilley, Library Media Specialist, Comanche Elementary

ltilley@comanche.k12.ok.us 580-439-2969

Teacher Travel Resources

Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence (Oklahoma’s Fund for Teachers Program)

http://www.fundforteachers.org/part_okfoundexcl.html

Fund for Teachers (National Site)

http://www.fundforteachers.org/index.html

George Washington Teachers’ Institute

http://www.mountvernon.org/learn/teachers_students/index.cfm/ss/116/

Colonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute

http://www.ofe.org/col/index.htm

National Constitution Center

http://constitutioncenter.org/ncc_edu_Summer_Workshops.aspx

OKAGE – Oklahoma Alliance for Geographic Education

http://www.ngsednet.org/community/index.cfm?community_id=254

OKITEA – Oklahoma Institute for Teaching East Asia

http://tulsagrad.ou.edu/okitea/index.htm

Additional Teacher Travel Resources:

Fulbright-Hays Seminars – U. S. Department of Education

http://www.ed.gov/programs/iegpssap/index.html

Teacher at Sea – NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

http://teacheratsea.noaa.gov/index.html

Institute of International Education (IIE)

http://www.iie.org//Content/NavigationMenu/Programs7/Study_Abroad/Study_Abroad1.htm

Goethe-Institut (Travel to Germany)

http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/lp/prj/top/enindex.htm

EarthWatch Institute

http://www.earthwatch.org/browse.aspx?ContainerID=edfelfund

Barringer Research Fellowship for Teachers of American History

(Thomas Jefferson & Monticello)

http://www.monticello.org/research/fellowships/barringer_fellowship.html

National Endowment of the Humanities

http://www.neh.gov/projects/si-school.html

OASIS - Oklahoma Associations Supporting International Studies

http://www.okhighered.org/oasis/

Edutopia (Teacher-Tested Travel Grants)

http://www.edutopia.org/travel-grants