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Fundraising and Supplies

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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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Teachers' Tips for Saving Money in the Classroom
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Saving Money, Sustaining Excellence

Budget cuts -- you can't get around them, but you can find ways to reduce the pain. Here's how to teach lean, make supplies last, and not shortchange your kids.

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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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Quick Tips for Succeeding On a Low Budget

Arizona's Mesquite Elementary is one of the top-performing schools in the state but has one of the lowest per pupil budgets. Here’s how the school makes more out of less.

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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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Starting the Year on a Positive Note

Some great suggestions for how to best manage new Web 2.0 tools in your classroom.

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A Formula for Creating Successful Student-Run Service Learning Projects

An educator in Tampa, Florida shares insights on how she and one student started a movement to help others in their community.

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Congress, Can You Spare a Dime? A Teacher Makes the Case for the National Writing Project

Judy Jester reveals the impact of the National Writing Project on students. She challenges U.S. Congress to spend more than a dime per student to improve student reading and writing.

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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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Educators: You Deserve a Break and a Discount

A list of stores that help teachers save money and give much-deserved discounts.

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Very colorful classroom bulletin board with a robot
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Downloads and Resources from Forest Lake Elementary

Free tools, reading lists, web links and other resources to help bring differentiated instruction to your school.

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Online Learning in the Traditional Classroom

Articles, best practices, and training sites for virtual education.

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How to Put the Rigor in Project-Based Learning

Tips from a one-time skeptic turned teacher-leader.

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Fundraising and Grant Resources for Tech Integration

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz shares some great ways to raise money for your classroom technology projects.

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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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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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