Are you looking to add technological materials and supplies to your school in 2019-2020?
Budgeting is an important part of your STEM journey. STEM purchases can be expensive, especially when equipment like 3D printers and CNC machines are on the list, but by keeping close tabs on your budget, the process doesn’t have to be stressful. This post will explore some helpful basics for budgeting.
The article “5 Tips for Easy Budgeting” by Amanda Rae Koslow in the NACA magazine outlines some very helpful yet simple methods to utilize in any of your budgeting strategies.
Finding funds for new initiatives within your district can be a daunting task. It’s often necessary for schools to go beyond existing budgets in order to supply their technology teams with the resources necessary to keep up with the rapid evolutions in tech. Many of these schools turn to grant writing as an effective path toward funding outside their budget.
Grants are a topic often brought up in the education world because they can create a myriad of possibilities for your classroom. However, the process for finding and receiving grants can be difficult. Where can they be found? What is the best way to ensure your application stands out? Look no further. This post contains that needed helpful advice on how to acquire your STEM grants.
Often when you first begin teaching STEM courses, you are tasked with researching an extraordinary amount of resources and technologies that you can buy to create a good hands-on STEM learning experience. However, these choices do not have to be overwhelming. With a variety of ways to be cost effective, while still creating a great opportunity for your students, you can create a STEM program without breaking your budget.