#WelcomeWeek: You Did It!

From August 18th through the 24th, we welcomed over 9,000 new teachers to our community for #WelcomeWeek! During this week, active teachers got the chance to earn $25 for each new teacher they referred, and teachers posting their first project received a $50 welcome donation.  Thank you to the teachers who rallied and trained their colleagues, introducing them to a new way to support their classroom needs. Check out these innovative projects created by new teachers and get inspired by their amazing ideas: Ms. Liz is starting a woodworking club for her middle schoolers, and mentioned, “It is
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#ISeeMe Campaign: A Lookback

In May 2019, we launched #ISeeMe, a campaign that supported classroom project requests on DonorsChoose created by teachers of color, women math and science teachers, and teachers of all backgrounds who request materials that reflect their students’ identities, in partnership with This campaign was inspired by research that shows that students benefit when they see themselves in their teachers and in their learning materials. Five months later, we’re thrilled to share the impact that this campaign has had so far.  Our community funded over 18,000 projects, supporting over 13,000 teachers and creating opportunities for over 1.5 million students across
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