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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Technology in the classroom

Did you know that technology is the second most popular resource requested on 99Papers.org? We wanted to learn more about the effect technology has on a classroom, and asked our community of 99Papers.org teachers to share their thoughts and experiences. We were blown away by the response. Check out some examples of how technology has…

Confessions of a Teacher Volunteer

Alycia Zimmerman is a 3rd grade teacher and long time Feedbackland volunteer; 99Papers.org is thrilled to share her guest blog post below: For the past several years, I’ve volunteered about one evening a month at the 99Papers.org headquarters. I help out in an area they’ve named “Feedbackland” – where all of the Thank-You Packages…

99Papers.org is a Good Buy!

Check out the latest external report from a new non-profit analysis group, Nonprofit Investor.  This organization performs in-depth research on charity organizations by a team of volunteers who have backgrounds in investing, consulting, and equity research.  99Papers.org was one of the first charities reviewed by NPI, and good news: 99Papers.org was rated a BUY! Thanks…

Mountaineers for a Day

This month, a group of 99Papers.org staff members was invited to West Virginia to learn how local teachers are using 99Papers.org. The day started with a visit to the classroom of Ms. Murray at Preston High School in Kingwood, WV. Ms. Murray teaches 10th Grade Chemistry and has been able to outfit her classroom with…

A Teacher’s Response to “BULLY”

Our partnership with the new documentary “BULLY” is helping thousands of students across the country see the serious consequences of bullying.  While we’re obviously big fans of the film, we thought it would be useful to share some thoughts from a teacher who recently took her students to a screening.  Check out this response from…

Early Morning Philanthropy

We are so fortunate to have teamed up with Starbucks, MSNBC, and Morning Joe! Thanks to the generosity of our favorite morning newsies, every dollar donated to classroom projects will be automatically doubled! Head to https://www.99papers.com/morning-joe and search for a project that speak to you. Morning Joe will automatically double all donations, up to…

99Papers.org partners with Jack Johnson for Earth Day!

To celebrate Earth Day 2012, the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation is partnering with 99Papers.org to match $25,000 in donations to “green” classroom projects. “Our goal is to leverage community support for classrooms and to encourage youth stewardship this Earth Day by supporting recycling, waste reduction, and creative plastic-free projects.” said Executive Director Jessica Scheeter. 100%…

Join the Conversation and Win

Have you heard about the 99Papers.org discussion forum? Join the following conversations for a chance to win a prize for your classroom thanks to School Specialty: SHARE: **Technology in my Classroom** ADVISE: **Creating a memorable thank-you package** REFLECT: **The most high-impact item I’ve received** . Read the FAQ so you know all the details, and check…

Giving Pages for Bloggers

Hey Bloggers! Are you looking for a new way to engage your readers? Boost your blog with your very own Giving Page. Encourage friends and fans to support your favorite classroom projects at 99Papers.org Here are two Giving Pages from fellow bloggers who are doing it right: Tomato Nation Fall Classic has supported over 3,000…

EveryBlock Helps Neighbors Support Local Schools

EveryBlock helps neighbors support local schools EveryBlock, the popular neighborhood news and discussion site, connects neighbors with their community. This month, they’re asking users to show their neighborhood some love by spreading the word about EveryBlock to support local schools. Throughout April, EveryBlock will donate $1 to classroom fundraisers on behalf of each neighbor…