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19 Jul 2017

Communities in Schools of Renton Partners with Class Packs by Apperson

By | July 19th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

The Renton School District is helping their students get the school supplies that they need to succeed. They aim to help low-income Renton students achieve their fullest potential with the needed school supplies. Communities in Schools of Renton is the nation’s leading dropout prevention program. Their mission is to surround students with a community of [...]

12 Jul 2017

Class Packs by Apperson Partners with Issaquah Schools Foundation

By | July 12th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

The Issaquah Schools Foundation has partnered with Class Packs by Apperson to gather school supplies for their local K-12 students. Their goal is to supply 1,000 students with complete Class Packs through the donations of others. Class Packs by Apperson is offering free delivery directly to the Tools4School event in August. Tools4school is a community-wide [...]

5 Jul 2017

13 Books to Read if You Liked 13 Reasons Why

By | July 5th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

13 Reasons Why has become a controversial topic, especially in schools. Some schools are using this book as an opportunity to discuss mental health, while others have banned this book. If you are looking for books with similar tough subject matter, then this list is for you. Please be aware that these books are for [...]

28 Jun 2017

Class Packs by Apperson Attends National PTA Convention

By | June 28th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

Last week, we represented our newest program Class Packs by Apperson at the National PTA Convention in Las Vegas. What a great experience! We talked to so many different people from across the country and got a feel for the different needs of schools. We really enjoyed getting different perspectives from parents, teachers, school board [...]

21 Jun 2017

Resource Challenged: The Classroom’s Bare Supply Closet – part III

By | June 21st, 2017|K12|0 Comments

Fundraising is hard. Getting parents, teachers, and students to participate can be extremely difficult and frustrating. Apperson reached out to the National PTA audience with a survey on fundraising to see what has and has not been working for them. The responses were outstanding. 66% of respondents said they felt the parent organization supports their [...]

24 May 2017

Innovative Classroom Ideas

By | May 24th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

Creating new and interesting presentations in the classroom is a great way to help keep students engaged and invested in learning. Try some of these approaches in your own classroom and see what works best for you!* Mastery Learning Mastery learning is making sure that your students fully grasp a concept before moving forward with [...]

17 May 2017

Punny End of the Year Gifts for Students

By | May 17th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

The end of the school year is just around the corner. Show your students how much you appreciated them by handing out one of these great gift ideas! "Hope you have a sweet summer!"                 "You blew me away this year!"               [...]

10 May 2017

Fun Science Experiments for Students

By | May 10th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

Check out these fun and simple science experiments that your students are sure to love. To see these in action, be sure to check out our Facebook page for updated videos! Colored Rock Candy https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/homemade-rock-candy/ Materials: granulated sugar, small jar, hot water, food coloring, pencil, string, small bead or something to act as a weight [...]

3 May 2017

10 Tips for Student Engagement

By | May 3rd, 2017|Classroom Management, K12, Teacher Tips|0 Comments

Keeping your students engaged in the classroom can be a difficult task for any teacher. Check out this great list on some ways you can help make this more effective*! Set the Stage - Atmosphere is critical in helping your students stay engaged. This can range from having colorful bulletin boards and a theme for [...]

26 Apr 2017

Resource Challenged: The Classroom’s Bare Supply Closet – part II

By | April 26th, 2017|K12|0 Comments

We’ve established in our earlier blog post that there is a huge trend of students attending school without having the proper school supplies, and that teachers are paying significant amounts of money from their own pockets to try and combat these odds. This issue not only hurts the teachers, but the students as well.  Apperson conducted an [...]