Category «Donations»

Newly Minted DonorsChoose Ambassador, Ready to Help!

I am super excited about an opportunity that presented itself recently. I was asked to become a DonorsChoose Teacher Ambassador! Teacher Ambassadors “work with DonorsChoose.org staff and teachers to help more teachers in their area tap into funding through DonorsChoose.org, making sure students can have the best school year without teachers/educators needing to foot the …

Donorschoose: Sparking Student Engagement in Personal Finance by “Unplugging!”

Help me cap off Financial Literacy Month with a project that will bring some “unplugged” activities to my Personal Finance students! All donations are currently being doubled thanks to a generous promotion being offered by the Charles Schwab Foundation! Thank you so much for your consideration! 🙂 https://www.donorschoose.org/project/sparking-student-engagement-in-personal/4078703

Donorschoose Yearly Challenge: Mission Accomplished!

Through projects funded on Donorschoose.org, my students participate in various classroom activities such as STEM competitions, hands-on makerspace building, and BreakoutEDU challenges. My classroom is well organized and clean. We even have “unplugged” days to play board games that reinforce financial literacy skills. All of these opportunities have been made possible thanks to projects that came …

It’s #GivingTuesday: Help Replenish Our Makerspace Supplies So We Can Keep Making!

After the hype of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, today is Giving Tuesday. It’s a day for us to give back. If you are looking for a way to do just that, may I suggest a donation to my students? They create products in their Entrepreneurship class that are sold to learn …

Makerpreneurs and philanthropists!

A “quick” backstory: Several years ago, I wanted to shake up my Entrepreneurship course to give my students a real hands-on learning experience. My students had been creating business plans but they were too abstract for them to fully grasp. The plans could have required $1,000 or $100,000. It was simply more money than they …

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