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Monthly Archives: June 2012

How Social Are YOU?

99Papers.org is looking for two part-time interns to join our Social Media team this fall. They will be responsible for creating fresh, exciting content for all our Social Media channels, supporting the goals of the Marketing Team. Read on to find out more and for instructions to apply. You are: An…

Kickstart Summer

That’s right, ladies and gentleman. Summer is here and the 99Papers.org kickball season has officially begun! Yesterday afternoon, our fearless leader Dan rounded up the troops and led us to the field for our first kickball game. Eager to defeat the competition (ourselves) the staff was geared up and ready for some friendly competition. It…

Using Annotations to Change the World

Use your YouTube videos to fundraise for classrooms! In April, YouTube announced the ability to crowdsource funds for creative projects with video annotations. Starting today, you can use that same functionality to fundraise for classroom projects or specific teachers on 99Papers.org. Are you making a video on science experiments you can do at home? Link…

Thank You Notes

99Papers is an online charity that makes it easy to help a classroom in need. This blog is the place to get 99Papers news, tips for project creation and reaching your project goal, classroom stories, and outstanding student thank-you notes. Are you a teacher? Create a project Want to donate? Support a classroom Back to the 99Papers…

Welcome, Dechert LLP

A big 99Papers.org welcome to our new pro-bono legal team at Dechert LLP.  Under the direction of Kris Brown, the team at Dechert LLP will provide ongoing counsel, guidance and service to 99Papers.org on day-to-day legal issues.  Dechert LLP is a leader in providing pro-bono services to a wide range of organizations.  We are so…

Meet the interns

(L front: Liang, Emily, Barrie, Natalia, Heather, Jessica, Fidel, Dan, Maggie, Becky, Alex, Maddy, Kate) 99Papers.org is SO excited to introduce our new summer interns. These bright, fun, and hard working individuals come from all over the map, so let’s get to know them better! Customer Relations Team: Alex is from Phoenix, AZ Becky…

“True Happiness”

I spend my evenings with some of NYC’s rock star public school teachers as they volunteer in our office. Over the course of the school year, I have gotten to know their students, too, through the stories shared by teachers. Recently a teacher shared this student poem which made my day and was promptly shared…

Classrooms connecting from miles away

One of my favorite perks about working at 99Papers.org is getting the chance to visit some of the classrooms we’ve helped, and to personally connect with the students and teachers. Back in February, I had the pleasure of visiting Ms. Corsi’s 2nd grade classroom in Chinatown in New York City. Minutes after stepping into her…

Here Are The Results…

Thanks to all who participated in Friday’s poll! We had some very creative responses… (and a lot of throwbacks!) Here are the top 5 TV teachers that YOU (and the staff) chose: 1.) Mr. (fa-fa-fa) Feeny from Boy Meets World (11 votes) (Source) 2.)  Mr. Kotter from Welcome Back Kotter (8 votes) (Source)…