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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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8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Mon, 08/28/2017 - 10:00
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Elementary Classroom Hacks: Big Ideas at Little Cost

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 10:00
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Starting a Pilot Program in Our School

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 08:58
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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: 8 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

15 431 13,704 views

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