RAFT helps educators transform the learning experience through hands-on education. As a non-profit, we rely on member dues as well as donor support to help under-write RAFT services and keep costs down. Thanks to our 10,000+ RAFT members who bring engaging and affordable education experiences to 825,000+ kids a year!
Gift of Reading
Make this holiday magical for your students by giving them the gift of reading! RAFT members can receive free new and like-new books to give as presents to low income students or to build a class library. Distribution continues this Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00PM, while supplies last. Volunteers and staff will be available for assistance. Distribution will continue Saturday 12/14 from 10:00AM - 2:00PM while supplies last.
RAFT members with large student populations may request additional books, and we will try our best to accommodate needs. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request quantities over 100 books for the holiday gift giving season.
RAFT offers a variety of workshops covering Common Core, Curriculum Support, and Classroom Skills at our San Jose and Redwood City locations.
See our new Spring Workshop Schedule! http://www.raftbayarea.org/workshops.
1/18 Potpourri of Cards: Make a variety of unique cards to impress your students, friends and relatives. Cards can be used for any season or occasion. Some are magical while others are perfect for display.
1/25 Common Core Round Robin: Science: Our RAFT educators will discuss how to leverage the Common Core ELA and Math standard connections cited in the Next Generation Science Standards, share ways that science is connected to other subjects through the use of mathematics.
RAFT Activity Kit!
This unique puzzle can provide students with seasonal, spatial problem-solving activities. They will have holiday fun and practice skills in logic, geometry, and persistence. Corks are effective materials for building models and creating objects with rubber bands and a little glue. Some other creative ideas using the corks include holiday ornaments and trivets. Let your imagination run wild with Cork Tree Puzzles!