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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.
Blogging Books 5 to 12
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Students would create a "blog" through Google sites where they would establish their theme. Each week they would write about their reading based on the lessons learned and current weekly lessons.
Family Artifact Research Project 6 to 8
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The Family Artifact project is an introductory project for sixth graders to begin their life long journey of research, writing and presentation. The students will evaluate the differences between primary and secondary sources in both documents and artifacts.
Technology social studies reading and language arts to special needs students using technology K to 5
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This lesson will use our wishlists mimioboard bundle with voting system to help students gain knowledge in reading comprehension
Dietrich Bonhoeffer Unit 7 to 8
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We will spend 2-3 weeks reading the biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer in 7th and 8th grade History class.
Reading Stations 1 to 1
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During Reader's Workshop, the students will be rotating through four different learning stations, completing one station a day for a week. The purpose of this is to incorporate more activities using technology into their everyday independent practice.
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.