Poor Teachers is Back

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I want to apologize to our subscribers since it has been SO long since we last posted. When we started Poor Teachers, we had some high ambitions about it becoming a site to not only help teachers but we looked at this site as an entrepreneurial venture to meet a need. Our tag line, "Helping the Overworked, Stressed Out, and Financially Poor" was without argument true and is still true today. We believed that when there is a need, that need should be filled. Teachers need help and we envisioned … [Read more...]

Free Money For Teachers


FREE MONEY!!! Getting money for your classroom is a scary thought.  Who wants to write a grant?  Who wants to beg? Well one site, DonorsChoose.org, has made it super easy!  So finally you can ask for that software you need or that classroom set of The Kite Runner that you have been wanting. DonorsChoose.org is an online charity that allows public school teachers to post requests for their classrooms. Several teachers have had great success at my high school with this site and I plan to … [Read more...]

Teachers Bring Students to Europe

Belgium, Paris, & Switzerland 255

Imagine spending two nights in Bruges, Belgium Travel across the battlefields of WWI through Amiens to check out the Mona Lisa in Paris. Spend three days in Paris... Before heading over to Lausanne, Switzerland Now imagine bringing your students with you on this amazing trip?!? Jessica Little and Megan Shifflett, foreign language teachers from Fort Defiance High School, made that brave decision this past summer. … [Read more...]