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tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty Do you remember our fund-raising effort for impoverished American science classrooms through Donors Choose? Well, here’s a really lovely thank you to one of my readers from one of our classrooms!

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty This is a poll. I will show you two pictures, and ask you to tell me which picture is more symmetric. Your votes are tabulated after you’ve clicked on that picture: Now that you’ve participated in my little poll, I want to share some information about my own…

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty Here’s the latest news from DonorsChoose: collectively, all of the blog writers and the 4,038 citizen philanthropists who participated in the Social Media Challenge have raised more than $565,000 to help more than 99,000 students in public schools throughout the US!!! I think this is amazing! JUST the…

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty I am so lucky to be enjoying a flood of thousands of unique visitors right now, so much so that my blog will surpass the 4 million visits mark in an hour or less. To celebrate this incredible landmark, I ask you — all of you — to…

Hedwig the Owl Gives a Hoot!

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty How many of you are Harry Potter fans, or know someone who is? How about all those millions of kids in the United States who are crazy about Harry Potter and his amazing owl, Hedwig? So don’t you think this makes owls a special bridge between kids and…

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty I am so excited and so proud of YOU, my beautiful readers, for donating your precious and limited dollars to help kids in impoverished classrooms continue their journey towards claiming a brighter future through education. As of a few minutes ago, we raised the minimum of $2500 in…

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty I have a confession to make: I love ant farms. I love them so much that one of my readers bought me an ant farm to cheer me up shortly after I lost my funding and was experiencing a long run of bad luck in my job search…

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty I thought DonorsChoose would send me all my donors’ contact information, but apparently they don’t, so I need you to send me a copy of the email receipt you received from DonorsChoose so I can enter you in as many prize drawings as possible. Of course, I also…

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty One of my donors, Hewlett-Packard, has notified me that they are willing to provide my Challenge classrooms with an additional $2000 IF I manage to raise a total of $2500 by Sunday. That means we’re only $514 away from being able to nearly double our ability to help…

tags: DonorsChoose, science education, teaching, fund-raising, poverty I am focusing on this project, For the Birds!, because it targets fifth grade kids, the perfect age to get them interested in birds for life. Further, this is a high-poverty classroom in NYC (my home), and I wish to help the kids here develop an appreciation for…