January Teacher’s Lounge: Dream BIG with Farmers Insurance

Grant Opportunities from Farmers Insurance

KENNETT, MISSOURI - FEBRUARY 02:  Recording Artist Sheryl Crow and Farmers Insurance Present Teachers at Kennett High School with an AdoptAClassroom.org Grant during a Pep Rally on February 2, 2016 in Kennett, Missouri  (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Farmers Insurance)

We’re excited to again be partnering with the Farmers’ Insurance “Thank America’s Teachers” program this year! Don’t miss these two great opportunities to secure funding for your classroom:

Win $2500 for your Classroom!

Submit your application by February 27 for a chance to win $2500 for your classroom.
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Have a bigger mission? Submit a proposal for the $100,000 Dream Big Challenge

For teachers with a big dream to impact their community and students, Farmers Insurance will award $100,000 grants to five deserving teachers.  

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Answer this Question on Facebook for a Chance to Win $25

What are some materials you use to make sure your classroom decorations last the school year? Things tend to look haggard pretty early on in the year. – Juan, K-5 Teacher

Help your peers out, and you could win $25. Head to our Facebook page to join the conversation.

Research to Back-Up What You Already Know

Crowded Classrooms

“A new review of the major research that has been conducted on class size by Northwestern University Associate Professor Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and published by the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado Boulder makes clear that class size matters, and it matters a lot.”

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Free Resource for Teaching Students about Money

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“The H&R Block Budget Challenge helps teens get real-world ready from the safety of a classroom. Students pay bills, manage expenses, save money, invest in retirement, and pay taxes as if they were recent college graduates. With sessions October through April, teachers have six opportunities to participate.”

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