Just for Teachers

Meet the Three Athletes Scoring Big for Teachers – Education Article

DonorsChoose.org supporters come in all stripes — and sometimes jerseys! Check out the stats on three of our favorite athletes who, no matter the sport, are firmly on Team Teacher. Hometown: Rockhill, South CarolinaSport: FootballTeam: New Orleans SaintsPosition: Tight endWhy he gives: Benjamin Watson has supported students in his hometown of Rockhill, SC and Baltimore MD during his stint playing with the Ravens. When asked why he gives so generously to so many causes, Benjamin always mentions that he wants…

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What’s Your Teaching Philosophy? 11 Teachers Share Theirs. – Education Article

What’s your teaching philosophy? In their DonorsChoose.org classroom projects, teachers from across the country have shared their north star, their roadmap, the core idea that drives their teaching practice. It’s no surprise that so many teachers mention their teaching philosophy in their classroom projects: Bringing that philosophy to life is a common reason that teachers need materials and experience for their students. Teaching philosophies take many forms, from focusing on the student’s learning experience to encouraging community service. Here are…

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The Blended Learning Tools that Teachers Need Most – Education Article

Since 2000, tens of thousands of teachers have used DonorsChoose.org to get the tools and resources they need to make their classroom ready for blended learning. Adding personalized, digital learning to a traditional classroom often requires new technology, a challenge for schools already struggling with budget cuts. Blending learning is an instructional strategy that uses digital content and teacher-led activities to maximize student success. The goal of blended learning is to provide individualized, self-paced instruction for all students, making it…

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How to Write an A+ Classroom Project: Technology Edition – Education Article

“The single most-needed classroom item.” That’s what teachers called tech materials in our 2016 Tech in the Classroom report, and it’s more true now than ever. In the 21st century, technology skills are vital. But technology can be expensive, and public schools across the country are struggling to stay up-to-date when facing budget cuts. Since 2000, public school teachers have used DonorsChoose.org to fund over 290,000 requests for classroom technology, from tablets to headphones and everything in between. Like all…

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