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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Apartment Therapy becomes Classroom Therapy!

Last Friday, Apartment Therapy kicked off its annual Holiday Giveaway, during which readers enter to win dozens of prizes throughout the holiday season.  As part of this year’s Giveaway, readers will also have the chance to give back – in the form of supporting classroom projects on 99Papers.org.  The staff of Apartment Therapy has hand-chosen…

Aww. We’re Oprah’s favorite.

You guys might have heard by now, but on Monday we were thrilled to learn that we made the list of Oprah’s Favorite Things 2010. We’re still still recovering from the excitement. Mostly because we never imagined we’d stand shoulder to shoulder with a chicken pie, those glittery UGG boots, and Jay-Z. But I guess…

Funding for Classrooms with Yahoo! Homepages for Homerooms

Starting on Friday, November 19, Homepages for Homerooms will fund up to $350,000 in classroom projects – here’s how: –          Visit yahoo.HomepagesForHomerooms.com and search for your favorite classroom project (teachers, it could be your own – all active projects are included!). –          Follow the simple instructions to make Yahoo! your homepage in support of your…

Science bloggers helped oh-so-many students!

For a month, they blogged and they tweeted.  They gave away prizes and made videos.  And all their hard work paid off: science bloggers from around the country competed in Science Bloggers for Students, a competition to deliver materials to classrooms across the country.  More than 50 bloggers from various networks raised $34,690 from 472…

Spread Holiday Cheer and Help Teachers

Lands’ End is back with another “cool” partnership to help teachers at 99Papers.org.  From now through the holidays, for every pack of these sweet kid-designed holiday cards that Lands’ End sells, the proceeds will go to fund classroom needs on our site! Last year Lands’ End sponsored a Kids’ Holiday Art Contest (similar to their…

Teacher T-Shirts!

Fibers.com has announced the winners of last month’s T-shirt design contest! There were over 300 awesome submissions from teachers from across the country. There were so many creative, funny and downright touching T-shirts. See all the creations as well as the six winners. If you’re interested in sporting any of these clever creations, you should…

Mustaches for Kids – A “How To”

Intrigued by the idea of sacrificing your upper lip to help students on 99Papers.org? Below is all the information you’ll need to get started: 1. Check out our nifty Grower Toolkit (PDF), which includes instructions for setting up your Giving Page and asking your friends and family for donations. 2. Use our Master Mustache Chapter…

Getting serious about SEO

So much, in fact, that we’ve teamed up with the search engine optimization (SEO) experts at RankAbove to make sure our site is so friendly to search engines that they’ll always want us at the top of their search results. Through their Give Back Initiative, we’ll be using RankAbove’s Drive SEO Platform to more efficiently…

Fred Wilson’s Fall Challenge has begun!

On Sunday, Venture Capitalist and 99Papers.org board member Fred Wilson asked readers of his blog, A VC, to donate to classroom projects on 99Papers.org.  Projects on his Giving Page follow the theme of encouraging math and science in young women.  As an added bonus, donors who give through Fred’s Giving Page will be invited to…