Earn a $50 Donorschoose Giftcard by Completing the PwC Charitable Foundation’s Digital Fitness Challenge!

You all know that I love Donorschoose for the opportunities that it provides me to create new experiences for my students, right? Well there’s an event going on right now where you can earn a $50 gift card for taking part in PwC Charitable Foundation’s Digital Fitness Challenge AND you can bless me with a …

Happy New Year!

I hope that you all have a happy, healthy, and productive 2019! As you slide down the banister of life, may the splinters never point in the wrong direction! -Irish Blessing

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 …

NGPF Tech Tool Reviews

From NextGen Personal Finance (NGPF): Teachers who attend our Summer Institute in Palo Alto become NGPF Fellows the following school year — this Fellowship includes presenting with us at PD sessions, offering NGPF feedback on products, writing guest blog posts, … the list goes on. Today features a Tech Tool Review from Jacqueline Prester of Mansfield …

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 …

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