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Fundraising and Supplies

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

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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A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

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8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

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A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

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A Place for Learning: The Physical Environment of Classrooms

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips suggests that a critical piece of student learning is the physical environment of the classroom itself. He offers examples of and resources for turning impersonal spaces into student-friendly havens of learning.

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8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.

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6 Awesome Innovations in 2014

From crowdfunding to innovations in character ed, Edutopia's Director of Programming and Innovation offers some reasons to be optimistic in 2014.

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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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8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

David Bill, who's spent the past three years helping teachers redesign classroom spaces, offers eight tips and tricks to remake your room.

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How to Get Free Teaching Materials

Educators share tips for stocking up on complimentary classroom supplies.

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Free Resources and Tools for "Authentic" Assessment

New York's School of the Future shares their assessment plans and rubrics, classroom projects, schedules, web links, and other resources to help you implement "authentic" assessment today.

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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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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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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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Guías Gratuitas de Clase

Guías de Clase: Obtén dinero para tu escuela utilizando Crowdfunding

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NEW! 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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