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Differentiated Instruction

Differentiated Instruction

Use the resources below to identify & apply for funding for PreK–12 programs & services. 1. Tap Social Media/Crowdfunding DonorsChoose  http://www.donorschoose.org How to Increase Your DonorsChoose Results https://help.donorschoose.org/hc/en-us/sections/200396048-Fundraising-tips https://www.pledgecents.com/steps-to-success DonorsChoose Special Request Process http://help.donorschoose.org/hc/en-us/articles/201936906 Other Crowdfunding Options http://www.good360.org/ http://adoptaclassroom.com/ http://www.modestneeds.org/ http://pledgecents.com/ http://kickstarter.com/ http://gofundme.com/ http://www.rockethub.com/education/launch https://www.edutopia.org/crowdfunding-fundraising-resource-guide 2. Start Small with Private Funders McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation https://mccartheydressman.org/teacher-development-grants Dollar General Literacy Foundation (Application Info) http://www2.dollargeneral.com/dgliteracy/pages/grant_programs.aspx#ylg Dollar General Literacy Foundation Eligibility Req’s http://www2.dollargeneral.com/dgliteracy/pages/about_us.aspx The NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/learning-leadership-grants/ 3. Resources & Information Are as Valuable as the...

Teaching Higher-Order Thinking

Teaching young children how to think at a higher level takes dedication and focus on the part of teachers. Some students can easily and naturally think this way. But others struggle to do so. The good news is that all students can learn this skill with practice. How can educators best help their students along in this critical skill development?...

Are You a Higher-Order Thinking Teacher

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Melissa Dickson Watch Up the level of higher-order thinking (H.O.T.) in your First, Second, or Third Grade classroom—easily and immediately. See how H.O.T. teachers help students get comfortable with constructed response and text-dependent questioning while supporting their own thinking. Fire up achievement with Melissa's simple techniques. Tech Specs

Does Crowdfunding Work for Teachers

Not that many years ago, when teachers needed additional, unbudgeted supplies or books for their classrooms, they had little choice but to reach into their own pockets and fund the project themselves. In fact, studies show on average, teachers spend $487 a year of their own money on students. However, these days teachers no longer have to go it alone....

Webinar: 3 Big Ideas to Help You Raise Funds for Professional Development

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by John Bluthardt Watch Every educator we know pays for classroom and student supplies or professional development out of pocket—on average adding up to hundreds of dollars per teacher each year. Don’t go it alone! Educational funding and grants expert, John Bluthardt will discuss three key funding areas: Online "Crowdfunding" Opportunities Private Funding Sources Informational Websites and Resources Leave with ideas and...

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