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Donors Choose

Make the Most of Your Donors Choose Project Request

Donors Choose is a fantastic way to get STEM materials that are under $1,000 for your classroom, and right now through December is the perfect time for submitting your projects. As the year comes to a close, there are individuals and companies around the country that are looking for charities to support for tax purposes. Many of these donors are

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Elementary Makerspace

How to Equip Your Makerspace for Under $200

 More and more, teachers are looking to empower their students to be creators, makers, and engineers. In the land of open-ended problem-solving, few things are more enticing than creating a makerspace. But what exactly should go in a makerspace? What would a makerspace look like if you spent less than $200 setting it up?   The first question is

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Overcoming Epic Fail

Dealing With The Epic Fail

 In our Saturday webinar with Kerry Tracy from Feel Good Teaching, she touched upon the topic of failures. While teachers may have the impulse to save kids from feeling failure and disappointment, failure —especially epic failure, where everything falls apart— is a valuable teachable moment for our students. When students fail and are given strategies and opportunities to recover

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