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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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Financing an edcamp

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8 Travel Grants and Fellowships for Educators

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Elementary Classroom Hacks: Big Ideas at Little Cost

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Guest Blog: What Should We Cut?

This week's #edchat guest blogger Luke Miles tackles the question of what to cut in the face of budget cuts.

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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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Tips and Resources for Funding an SEL Program

When funding your SEL program, whether through government or private sources, remember that relationships, partnerships, and united fronts matter, and that vision and flexibility are critical.

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Resources and Downloads from WINGS for Kids

Free tools, guidelines, and activities to help you bring social and emotional learning to children in grades K-6 in your after-school setting.

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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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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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Educators Innovate Through Technology Integration

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

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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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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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