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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Mission: Inspire

99Papers.org is teaming up with LifeKraze, an online platform that provides a community and rewards for individuals who want to lead active, healthy and fulfilling lives. Users share their accomplishments, either large or small, and earn rewards along the way! This summer, 99Papers.org is partnering with LifeKraze for Mission: Inspire. Mission: Inspire features twelve Olympians…

Get a Kid Going!

99Papers.org is starting a new Facebook initiative to spread the word about classrooms in need! Each week, we will post a new picture to Facebook with our “Get a Kid Going” logo that you can share with your friends, family, or on your own Timeline. By sharing this post, you can become part of the…

New Feature: “Favorites”

Introducing “Favorites,” an improved feature on the 99Papers.org website! Formally known as the “follow” feature, Favorites allows users to track and follow specific projects, searches, teachers, or schools. This is an awesome way to keep track of exciting projects or updates from your favorite teachers! How it works: Simply click on the “star” icon next…

Project Spotlight: Inspired by Jose

This summer, Ms. Jackson from Los Angeles posted a project to honor her student Jose. Six months ago, Jose suffered a rare blood clot on his neck and is now a quadriplegic. In spite of this tragedy, Jose’s family, classmates, and community members have remained strong and organized numerous fundraisers and volunteer opportunities to help…

Top 4 Uses for iPads in Classrooms

Now more than ever, teachers are incorporating the latest models of technology into their classrooms. Tablets – iPads especially – are pushing the boundaries, making students and teachers rethink their definition of traditional education. According to Apple, over 1.5 million iPads are already being used in schools, including those served by DonrosChoose.org.  Here are the…

Buy a T-Shirt, Help Stop Bullying

You’ve probably noticed all the great anti-bullying projects being submitted by teachers.  Did you also know that we helped over 75,000 students see the award-winning documentary, BULLY, this spring? Now, thanks to Sears and their Team Up to Stop Bullying initiative, we’ll have even more funding to continue to support these field trips this fall. Sears is selling…

Career Advice: César Bocanegra, COO

Introducing César, the Chief Operating Officer at 99Papers.org. Among his many roles, César is responsible for leading the operations team and ensuring the operations workflow is fully scalable. Cesar earned his MBA from the Wharton School of Business in Strategic Management and served as the national president of HISPA, a non-profit organization focused on developing…

Two sides to every story

We were recently contacted by Ms. Lerro, an 8th grade English teacher in the Bronx. Ms. Lerro has been a 99Papers.org teacher since 2008. Throughout the years, Ms. Lerro and her students have been touched by the generosity of one donor: Rai. A complete stranger who attended the school herself, Rai has become the “classroom…

Giving Pages for Schools

Are you a teacher, principal, administrator, or school-lover? Show your school spirit, rally your PTA, support Math Teachers, re-vamp your music program…the possibilities are endless when you create a Schools & Education Giving Page. Brown International Academy in Denver has funded over $11,000 worth of supplies! The teachers who run the PS 236 Giving Page…