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Fundraising and Supplies

Find tips and ideas to get needed resources for your school or classroom.

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6 Strategies for Funding a Makerspace

Paloma Garcia-Lopez, Executive Director of the Maker Education Initiative, provides six strategies for funding a makerspace.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 9 Ways to Raise Money for Your Class Online

VideoAmy has collected a wealth of resources for teachers looking into classroom fundraising campaigns.

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6 Strategies for Funding a Makerspace

Guest blogger Paloma Garcia-Lopez, Executive Director of the Maker Education Initiative, provides six strategies for funding a makerspace.

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Guías de Clase: Obtén dinero para tu escuela utilizando Crowdfunding

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Educators: How to Give Your Great Ideas Wings (and Cash)

Blogger Suzie Boss highlights IncitED, a crowdfunding platform specifically for helping educators raise funds to put their good ideas to work.

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Grant Funding with Social Media

Ed tech specialist Brian Dixon looks using social media to locate, manage, update, track, announce and implement grant funding.

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Eight Ways to Save Money on School Supplies

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick provides eight timely suggestions for teachers torn between adequately preparing their classrooms and breaking their personal budgets.

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Building Your Own Textbook

Blogger Audrey Watters looks at the digital possibilities for customizing and updating texts -- at a fraction of what the hard copy would cost.

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Free Resources and Downloads for Project Learning

Educators from Maine have shared details about their administration, school culture, professional development, and curriculum -- materials you may adapt for your class, school, or school district.

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6 Strategies for Funding a Makerspace

Guest blogger Paloma Garcia-Lopez, Executive Director of the Maker Education Initiative, provides six strategies for funding a makerspace.

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Guías Gratuitas de Clase

Guías de Clase: Obtén dinero para tu escuela utilizando Crowdfunding

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Sustaining Success Despite Budget Cuts

How a resource-strapped elementary school became a top-performing school with a homegrown, easy-to-implement program of differentiated instruction.

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Building Your Own Textbook

Blogger Audrey Watters looks at the digital possibilities for customizing and updating texts -- at a fraction of what the hard copy would cost.

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Wish List: Donated School Supplies Are Just a Click Away

The dos and don'ts of requesting supplies at DonorsChoose.org.

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Raise Money for Your School Using Crowdfunding (available in Spanish)

In this guide, you'll learn ten steps to a successful campaign as well as pitfalls to avoid, and you can compare features and fees of 12 popular crowdfunding platforms for educators.

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