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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

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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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Big Thinkers: Chris Dede on Scaling Success
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Big Thinkers: Chris Dede on Scaling Success

Chris Dede, Professor of Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, describes the challenges of replicating successful educational programs.

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Community-Based Assessment Makes the Grade

In scoring student performance, top marks go to teachers rather than the testing industry.

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Systems and Budgeting: At YES Prep, Money + Time = Great Teachers

Administrators at Houston's YES Prep North Central organize around a clear educational strategy -- invest in teachers, and help them to have strong relationships with their students.

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Seven Building Blocks for Successful High Schools

Green Dot founder Steve Barr shares his organization's fundamental requirements for creating a viable school.

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Feedback: Funding Is Only the Beginning

Education reform requires more than money.

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How to Get Free Teaching Materials

Educators share tips for stocking up on complimentary classroom supplies.

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More After-School Models

WINGS for Kids is just one model of innovative uses of the after-school hours.

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Educators Innovate Through Technology Integration

Technology and NASA help teachers and students at a South Carolina elementary school aim high.

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Race to the Top: What It Means for Real Students

Will the new measures reinforce great, modern teaching and learning -- the kind that engages kids with real-world projects and cultivates the problem-solving and collaborative skills that are so essential in this day and age?

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Lesson 8: Social Branding

Building a brand that youth identify with can make or break after-school programs.

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Career Tech Meets College Prep: Downloads and Resources

A compilation of sites and organizations that provide useful information and resources to help you better understand and implement Career and Technical Education.

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Lesson 3: Developing Standards

Find quality-control measurements for building successful after-school programs.

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A New Learning Day: After School Is No Afterthought

Learning supplants leisure as the primary focus of after-school programs.

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