RAFT believes the best way to spark the love of learning for the next generation of thinkers, innovators, problem-solvers and creators is through hands-on learning. As a nonprofit organization founded in 1994, RAFT leverages community donations and volunteer support to serve 11,000 educators each year who teach nearly 900,000 students.
What's in Store?RAFT Redwood City will be closed Saturday, September 5th, however, RAFT San Jose will be open. RAFT San Jose will then be closed Tuesday, September 8th, in observance of Labor Day.
FREE Binders and More!
5th Annual Teen Volunteer Fair
Date: September 19, 2015
This year, participating non-profits include the American Diabetes Association, Breakthrough Silicon Valley, Cityteam, Family Giving Tree, Goodwill of VS, Humane Society Silicon Valley, The Marine Mammal Center, The Tech Museum and many more! There is no cost to the students or non-profits, and a complimentary continental breakfast will be provided.To find out more, click here: http://www.lexusstevenscreek.com/VolunteerFair
What’s in a Code.org workshop?
In-person instruction from an experienced computer science facilitator, including an intro to computer science, pedagogy, overview of the online curriculum, teacher dashboard, and strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities.
There is no charge for these workshops. You’ll also receive a printed curriculum guide and a Certificate of Completion.
Sign up now to start teaching life-changing skills! Please click the link provided with each session date to register.
September 26: Code Studio Workshop (at RAFT San Jose)
October 24: Code Studio Workshop (at RAFT San Jose)
For questions and comments, please contact Seema Khan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Walt Disney Family Museum Guided School Experiences
Location: San Francisco
Registration is now open for Guided School Experiences at The Walt Disney Family Museum! Including the NEW tour for students in grades pre-k through K, which is all about using color to tell stories. You can read about all of the School Experiences at www.waltdisney.org/school-experiences. When you’re ready to register, go to www.waltdisney.org/school-experiences-reg.
About The Walt Disney Family Museum: The Walt Disney Family Museum presents an inspirational journey through the life of Walter Elias Disney, to inform present and future generations about the man and, through his story, to inspire them to heed their imagination and persevere in pursuing their goals.
Add positive and negative numbers on a vertical number line.
View activity here.
Grades Covered: 4 through 8
Subjects Covered: Math
Curriculum topics: Adding Positive and Negative Numbers
Register for workshops at http://www.raftbayarea.org/workshops.
RAFT’s 3-part Practices for 21st Century Learning series is designed to help you bridge content standards and their practices through the use of hands-on learning tools and techniques.
This professional development series is FREE thanks to sponsorship from RAFT’s generous donors for the following educators:
Middle School Science Teachers (San Jose Location)
Middle School Math Teachers (San Jose Location)
3rd – 5th Grade Math Teachers (San Jose Location)