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Educator's Guide to Fundraising Book (PDF File Format)

Item #: FBook | Grades K-12
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Learn the fundamentals of fundraising and grant writing in Tool Factory’s Educators Guide to Fundraising. The book covers the concepts of fundraising and grant writing, as well as providing the tools necessary to conquer these ideas. The guide includes worksheets and templates to get you started as well as ways to advertise your fundraising efforts! Discover grant-writing tips and additional online resources to jump-start your grant research.

Book is delivered electronically in PDF file format.

  • Grant Writing Guide - Step by step instructions on proven grant writing practices and in depth tips to create compelling grant applications. This section goes over an 8 step process from research to proofreading and everything in between. There is also a listing of many online grant resources to assist in your grant research.
  • Letter Writing Campaign - As part of your fundraising campaign, use the templates and examples prepared in the Letter Writing Campaign chapter. Letter writing has been a proven effective method in which schools can fundraise easily and inexpensively, while also teaching ‘letter writing’ as a part of the basic curriculum. Take advantage of the 5-step method to running an effective fundraising campaign and read about success stories using this process!
  • Bonus Materials - The book also comes with a companion worksheets and templates in a printable format. Edit the forms and templates in an electronic format and make them your own. Print and duplicate to share with your class or faculty!
ISBN# 0-9726807-4-8
Minimum system requirements: WinXP or Vista
Lesson Plan Name Grades
Fit or Fat? 6 to 8
Students will be involved in a Science and Health lessons that involve nutrition and exercise. They will create Healthy Snacks and exercise profiles for the class.
IPad Literacy: Engage and Enrich 21st Century Learners 2 to 3
Students will use the iPads as literature and reading response resources during partner or listen to reading. The teacher will use the iPad to formatively assess and keep track of student progress.
My Vision Is A Verb P-K to 12
Students will take a dream or vision that they desire to see come true and use the Zoo Burst and/or Story Jumper storytelling software to turn that dream or vision into a book. Students will also learn that work gives power to any vision.
Lifecycle Learning K to 3
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Classroom children can watch lifecycles by having a camera set on an egg or a seed planted and projected on a large screen. In return, they learn the sequence of each lifecycle by seeing it first hand.
Collaborative learning through technology assisted projects K to 6
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My class is a computer literacy class at an arts integrated charter school. Elementary students form Kindergarden to 6th grade will learn computer skills and Google's collaborative tools through project based learning. Problem solving, teamwork and critical thinking skills will be required to complete projects successfully.
Save Trees, Use the Mini to Complete Our Assignment! 2 to 2
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Students will learn that by using technology in the classroom, they will be saving trees from destruction to create our textbooks and workbooks and how we can stop filling our landfills with mounds of paper. With our reading program online, students will have access to the program and will be able to complete assignments directed by the teacher and have immediate feedback on their performance.
How to Be (Me!) Photo Book K to 2
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Our objective is to engage our kindergartens’ interests in animals and tie these to emerging oral and written literacy skills in creating class photo books on an iPad application The first book will focus on team-work and on identifying characteristics of the pets and animals that we keep at our school, and the second book will focus on the students themselves, showcasing their individual characteristics and diversity.
Publish a Book 6 to 6
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Students will write 5 stories in Word and then logon to Student Treasures to upload and edit their stories, and then add pictures to enhance their text. Each student will receive one hardcover book to keep.
Pre-K Listening Station P-K to P-K
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Students will use technology to listen to stories independently. This will help increase their vocabulary and prepared them for reading independently.
All About Books 1 to 2
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In our Non-fiction Writing Workshop unit, students research and study an animal using technology in order to write an "All About" book. They must find out where the animal lives (type of environment), what it eats, what it looks like, and other additional interesting facts about their animal.