Teaching Tolerance offers two types of grants for educators. Social Justice Educator Grants are available to teachers wishing to engage in anti-bias education projects with their students. Diverse Democracy Grants fund nonpartisan projects for teachers who want to promote civic engagement and encourage participation in the democratic process.
Are you happy with the way your classroom library is organized? Do you have a hard time keeping track of the books in your collection? This resource may be helpful if you're looking for a way keep track of who has books and what books your students have read. The best part: it's all done through a simple app. Set it up and students can help themselves easily. See me if you'd like to be added to the school-wide portal to enable better resource sharing.
James Patterson and Scholastic Book Clubs Giveaway $2 Million and 2 Million Bonus Points for Classroom Libraries. The application process is super simple and there's still time to throw your hat in the ring! Apply by July 31st.
Book Love Foundation awards starter classroom libraries to passionately committed teachers who demonstrate a commitment to rich reading lives for all middle and high school students. Applications are closed for this year, but if you want to build your classroom library, you should bookmark this site and revisit it before March 15th, 2019!
One teen is quoted as saying "It's really fun" because "I love helping my community". I love this article because it's such a great example of how young people can take on a real-life problem and do their part to provide a solution.
How do you ensure students who excel at math remain engaged? This article points out some of the ways that computational thinking helps students do well in all subject areas. It's all about thinking in an orderly manner, from applying algorithms in classroom routines to using logic in soccer strategy.
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