uses federal stimulus dollars for the purposes of enhancing education through technology in the classroom. In applying for the $2.7 million, Iowa is prioritizing capacity-building for its schools to deliver K-12 online or blended learning.
Four Goals of Grant
1. Professional development in online pedagogy, as well as in Iowa Core/Common Core curriculum and best practice
2. Acquisition and/or development of high quality online content made accessible to all Iowa teachers and students through a common repository for schools to access the content and deliver online learning
3. Research low-to-no cost option for credit and component recovery needs
4. Address needs of learning continuity for pandemic and disaster preparedness