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Happy Volunteer Appreciation Month!

Posted by: lauren 2 years, 4 months ago

April is a special month for Classroom Central. It is the time when we give thanks to all the dedicated volunteers who make what we do possible. This past year, we had a total of 1,265 volunteers which clocked in almost 11,000 volunteer hours.  Fun fact: The gift of our volunteers’ time is estimated at over $250,000 in value to Classroom Central!

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Full STEM ahead

Posted by: lauren 2 years, 4 months ago

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Instill a love for learning by donating books

Posted by: lauren 2 years, 5 months ago

Think about how hard it would be to instill a love of reading without access to books. In a study conducted by Neuman and Celano, they found on average that fewer than one to two books were available per child in low-income areas. Of those books, the majority were of poor quality or not on the appropriate reading level for the child.

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Passionately Providing Pencils!

Posted by: lauren in Behind the Scenes, Celebrations 2 years, 6 months ago

A pencil is one of the most important tools when it comes to learning in a school environment. Thanks to Dixon Ticonderoga Company and Lowe’s, 2.8M pencils have been donated nationwide to the Kids In Need Foundation of which Classroom Central is a part.

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A focus on STEM

Posted by: lauren 2 years, 6 months ago

Many think of a STEM as a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  In actuality, it is so much more.

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