While you are break, I'm sure you will be thinking about the spring semester. Are there things you need to make teaching a concept easier or engaging? Is there something that would make your classroom run more smoothly? Does the thought of writing a grant scare you? Then you should give Donors Choose a try!
It's super easy to set up an account. And super easy to write a "grant" or project. I have had at least 9 projects fully funded over the past 11 years. I just recently had a project get fully funded. I wrote a grant for an iPad and otterbox. You can check it out by clicking here.
I have written projects for reading and math games, HP Slate tablets, and books. You can read about some of them here, here, and here.
There are a few rules. Every project costs a certain amount of points depending on cost and vendors. You start out with three points. You earn points by getting projects funded and complete a thank you package. In the beginning you will need to use the provided vendors until you earn more points. You must work with students for at least 75% of the time. And you must complete a thank you package for every project that gets fully funded.
So, whether you are new to Donors Choose or been away for a while you should work on a project while you are on break. It's an amazing opportunity to bring more resources into your classroom.
Well, that's all I got! I'll see you around the blogging world!