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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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Apply for a Teacher Travel Grant This Summer

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Apply for a Teacher Travel Grant This Summer

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Differentiated Instruction: Helping Every Child Succeed

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Fundraising and Grant Resources for Tech Integration

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Guías Gratuitas de Clase

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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Top 10 Benefits of Using Free Software

Open source enthusiast Shahzad Saeed makes a strong case for the educational benefits of software that isn't bundled with a corporate agenda.

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Differentiated Instruction in the Classroom at Mesquite Elementary School
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Differentiated Instruction: Helping Every Child Succeed

Mix teacher collaboration and innovative leadership with a big dose of differentiated instruction and you get Mesquite Elementary's winning recipe.

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Edutopia's 10 Big Ideas to Improve Public Education
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10 Big Ideas for Better Classrooms: Striving to Improve Public Education

Successful examples of key elements in improving public education, including Project-Based Learning, Technology Integration, Integrated Studies, Comprehensive Assessment, and Emotional Intelligence.

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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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Elementary Classroom Hacks: Big Ideas at Little Cost

With things like old keyboards, inexpensive aprons, free paint store supplies, and a little imagination, you can creatively customize your classroom environment to maximize learning.

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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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How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School
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How Teachers Collaborate Online and in School

The Vail School District in southern Arizona developed a wiki for teachers to share lesson plans and resources. Today, the wiki is a smash hit, and textbooks are a thing of the past.

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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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