Category «Donations»

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! šŸ™‚ 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 makerspaceĀ building, and BreakoutEDU challenges. My classroom is well organized and clean. We even have ā€œunpluggedā€ 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 …

It’s Giving Tuesday!

After the frenzy of shopping for several days in a row, why not celebrateĀ a day of giving? Five years ago, Giving Tuesday was born. Created by the team at theĀ Belfer Center for Innovation & Social ImpactĀ at theĀ 92nd Street Yā€”a cultural center in New York City that, since 1874, has been bringing people together around the …

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