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5 “Falltastic” Giveaways for Teachers

Posted by Marygrove MAT on Oct 20, 2015 1:27:58 PM

Has there ever been a time when teachers haven't spent their own money on their classrooms? Probably not, but in an era of slashed budgets, many teachers are reaching even deeper into their own wallets to purchase classroom supplies and teaching materials. To help you save a little dough on your classroom and yourself, we’d like to share a few teacher giveaways that are happening until November 1.

5 Falltastic Giveaways for Teachers

teacher_giveaways_1Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (7-Inch, White) Tablet
If you are a K-12 teacher, you are qualified to enter Edutopia’s giveaway for a Samsung Galaxy Tablet.

Simply click on the box to acknowledge that you are a K-12 teacher and enter your email address and you’ll be entered into the contest.

This teacher giveaway ends on Sunday, November 1.

teacher_giveaways_2-1Teacher Innovation Grant
Up to 7 teachers will receive a $10,000 stipend, support from Character Lab, and additional funding to test and study their ideas for cultivating character strengths and skills in schools. Proposals will be accepted until November 2, 2015 at 5pm EST.

You can apply for this free teacher giveaway by clicking here.


Win a Professional Development Library

teacher_giveaways_3We’ve talked about Todd Whitaker’s Dealing with Difficult Parents before, right? Well, by entering Routledge’s Win a Professional Development Library, you have the opportunity not only to win a copy of Whitaker’s book, but his entire collection of books for teachers.

You can enter the contest by clicking here. This offer expires on November 1.









Student Contest: Win a $500 Visa Giftcard

No Kid Hungry is currently holding a Photo Essay Contest for students in grades 7-12.

teacher_giveaways_4This is a “real-world” photography and writing assignment that asks students to not only snap 3-5 great photos, but write a 5-800 word essay that answers this question: “How does childhood hunger affect the lives of teens and children either from your own life or the lives of others where you live?”

Here are the prizes:

Grand Prize: (3 total)
One winner will be chosen in each of three grade ranges. (7–8, 9–10, 11–12). Each grand-prize winner will receive a $500 Visa gift card and a $200 donation to his or her school.

Second Prize: (9 total)
Three essays of merit will be chosen from each grade range 7–8, 9–10, 11–12. Each winner will each receive a $200 Visa gift card and a $100 donation to his or her school.

To enter the contest click here. Students have until November 3 to enter their photo-essays.

teacher_giveaways_5Halloween Selfie Contest and Win $250
Shidigz is holding a Halloween Selfie Contest. All you have to do is snap a photo, upload it, and keep your fingers crossed that you get lots of votes.

Hint, hint: We’ve looked through the photos and so far we haven’t seen a single picture of a Halloween classroom celebration.

You can enter the contest by clicking here. Photo submissions will be accepted until November 1st at 11:59 PM EST and the voting period will end November 8th at 11:59 PM EST.

Be sure to check back next month for another list of free teacher giveaways!

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5 Free Teacher Giveaways for October

Posted by Marygrove MAT on Oct 17, 2014 10:31:07 AM

Has there ever been a time when teachers haven't spent their own money on their classrooms? Probably not, but in an era of slashed budgets, many teachers are reaching even deeper into their own wallets to purchase classroom supplies and teaching materials. To help you save a little dough on your classroom and yourself, we’d like to share a few teacher giveaways that are happening throughout the month of October.

5 Free Teacher Giveaways for October

teacher_giveaways_2Casio LampFree Projector
If your classroom is not equipped with a video projector, you might be interested in Casio’s LampFree Projector giveaway. This contest requires some legwork, but it might be worth the effort.

To enter the contest, you need to do a couple of things: First, educate your students on mercury and how it can impact human and environmental health. Second, have your students write a 300 word essay responding to, “How to reduce the hazards of mercury on a young person’s health.” Next, select the best essay and submit to Casio Education. To learn more about the contest, click here.

The contest is open to U.S. K-12 schools and ends Dec. 31, 2014.


teacher_giveaways_3.jpg$100 dollar Amazon gift card from Learning Liftoff
This is one of the easiest teacher giveaways to apply for. All you have to do is subscribe to Learning Liftoff’s newsletter and you’ll automatically be entered into the contest. You can do that by clicking here.

This contest ends at midnight on Oct. 24, 2014.  

teacher giveawaysWin $500 from School Outfitters
From now until Oct. 24, School Outfitters will post questions about classroom environments on their Facebook page. To be entered into their teacher giveaway, all you have to do is respond to the questions.

One winner each week will be selected from these responses to receive a $500 School Outfitters gift card. In addition to this, five winners each week will receive a $100 gift card.

 

teacher giveawaysK’Nex a Day Give-Away
Every day from Oct. 15 through Oct. 21, K’Nex will be giving away free building sets. All you have to do to win is fill out this simple electronic entry form and hit submit.

 

 

 

 

teacher_giveawayFree Elmer’s Craft Products
To commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Elmer’s is giving away a free “Pink Prize Packs” every Wednesday. Last week, the prize pack included scissors, an x-acto knife, a repositionable hook, and a paper cutter.

How do you win? Simply respond to the posted Facebook question before 4 p.m. each Wednesday.

 

 

 












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