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Budgeting for Classroom Supplies

It’s time to start prepping the classroom—and to spend money. Here are some ways to reduce the amount you spend as a teacher, and still have a nice classroom.

Little School, Big Heart

It began on a lovely spring afternoon in 2015, when a Grade 7 student came up to me during recess: Student: “Do you know Rick Mercer?” Me: “Yup.” Student: “Do you know about ...

The Altruistic Tourist

Imagine you are standing in the hot sun on an exotic holiday wearing shorts and sandals. The sky is blue, the grass is green, and you’re looking forward to an evening bike ...

Creative Fundraising

Schools have been holding bake sales, dance-a-thons, read-a-thons, and bottle drives forever. They are reliable ways to raise funds for but these ideas are also boring and a ...