Step 1: Explore our August Cause
Step 2: Select which charity gets your $5 this month
Step 3: Thanks for giving, now it’s time to brag!
MIND Research Institute’s unique math-teaching program is transforming math education in America. Their method promotes conceptual learning and problem solving instead of memorization. Because their program involves visual puzzles and doesn’t rely on language proficiency, it is accessible to most children including kids with learning disabilities. Their programs currently impact more than 630,000 students, providing them with the foundation for success.
Project Lead The Way provides STEM programs and curriculum to more than 5,000 schools as well as high-quality teacher professional development programs across all 50 states. PLTW uses project-, activity-, and problem-based curriculum to teach students a practical set of skills. Students who possess strong STEM skills are more likely to consider careers as scientists, technology experts, engineers, mathematicians, healthcare providers, and researchers.
ScriptEd is dedicated to closing the opportunity gap by bringing computer programming and web-development skills to under-served high schools, and are committed to the idea that high school students should be developing software, and not just using it. ScriptEd relies on volunteers from the tech industry to teach the foundations of programming to students and serve as mentors for their free after school programs.