Where Public Teachers Can Request Donations For Classrooms

I was about ready to post information about how teachers can do more with less technology, but then DonorsChoose.org came to mind.  So before sharing about how to make do, I want to again share this site where all public school teachers can post classroom project requests that, as the site explains, can be anything from “poetry to microscopes for mitochondria.”  The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, along with other organizations, donates to  Continue reading

DonorsChoose.org for Support & Supplies for Schools

-id9donors-chooseThe Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, along with other organizations, donates to DonorsChoose.org  to support teachers from math and science to the humanities with resources for their specific ideas. In the June issue of Vanity Fair magazine, Melinda Gates writes her first Spotlight on this organization that provides support and supplies to American schools, saying it’s “such a smart, simple concept.  Every student deserves a great education, and DonorsChoose helps teachers deliver on that promise.’

DonorsChoose.org lets you share the needs of your classroom with a generous community eager to help.   According to the site, supporters have brought teachers’ ideas to life in more than half of all U.S. public schools. The site provides information about how DonorsChoose works and how teachers can get started, asking “What change do you want in your classroom?”

A great question –We hope you’ll check out DonorsChoose.org and let us know what you think!