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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Inspiring the Next Generation of Curious Scientists in Massachusetts and Greater St. Louis

Back in June, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a global leader in science and technology, announced the launch of its “Smarter, Together in the Classroom” program. The company committed $125,000 to fund the most pressing, scientific questions in Massachusetts classrooms, in partnership with the Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers, and in celebration of the company’s 125…

Student-Led Projects Inspire

UPDATE: As of November 6, 2018, collaborating with your students on a 99Papers.org project is easier than ever! You no longer need to select “student-led project” before you submit your project. You can simply create the project like you would any other. Here’s everything you need to know about teaming up with your students to…

Choose to Code with Microsoft

We’re partnering with Microsoft to help students learn to code, and teachers can earn a $750 99Papers.org gift code for their participation!  Check out the Choose to Code site for more information, quick start guide, overview video, and FAQ. To earn the $750 gift code, teachers will help at least 15 students complete a series of video tutorials and…

Teachers Know Best: Reflections from the Gates US Education Forum

At the Gates US Education Learning Forum last week, I found myself amidst education leaders from nonprofits, advocacy groups, and schools. The conversation focused on the Gates Foundation’s priorities for their Early Learning, College Readiness, and Post-Secondary Divisions. Attendees were encouraged to collaborate and exchange ideas. Despite inspiring talks from Ted Mitchell of the US Department of…

Extra Yard For Teachers Awareness Week

In support of the inaugural Extra Yard For Teachers Awareness Week, the College Football Playoff Foundation just funded over 400 projects across the country. The communities funded include Glendale, Arizona, the site of the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship, and additional funding was directed to cities of colleges and universities that will be participating in…

4 Teacher-Tested Books to Read This Fall

Looking for the perfect fall read for yourself? Search no more! The superstar teachers who work and volunteer behind-the-scenes at 99Papers.org have some fantastic suggestions for you. Have a recommendation to add to the mix? Please share in comments. “I picked  Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go  because my son recommended it. That might not seem like a…