Category «Donations»

It’s Giving Tuesday!

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

It was a great week for Donorschoose!

As you all know, I’m a big fan of Donorschoose, both as a recipient and as a donor. I am very strategic with how I post projects on Donorschoose. I always wait for the opportune moment – when there’s a special promotion, when I have gift cards, or when I know that I’ll have special …

Donorschoose Goal Met!

Over the past few years, Donorschoose.org and many generous volunteers have transformed my classroom. My students participate in various classroom activities such as STEM competitions, iPad guided technologies, 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 …

Another successful semester for my Entrepreneurship students!

Every semester, my Entrepreneurship students amaze me. They run a small business to learn how to run a small business. They learn by doing. They learn in a hands-on environment. They learn that a business doesn’t always run smoothly. And, boy, did they learn that this semester! The semester started off in the typical fashion. …

#BestSchoolDay and My 2017 Donation Goal

Today is one of the best days of the year for teachers – it’s #BestSchoolDay on Donorschoose.org! It’s a day when all donations are matched for classroom projects, making a huge impact on students. If you’re not familiar with Donorschoose.org, take a look at some of my previous posts (here, here, and here). I’m a big …

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