In response to COVID-19 and grantee feedback, we updated our grantmaking to be more transparent and streamlined, focusing on understanding and meeting community needs more than ever before.
Within crisis often hides opportunity, and what’s emerging through COVID-19 is the opportunity for teachers to rethink how to best engage with and teach their students.
Nobody could have predicted a year ago what the 2020-21 school year would bring. We’re grateful to the many grantees in the Innovative Schools portfolio who were well-positioned to incorporate tech-enabled innovation to meet the moment.
To wrap up Teacher Appreciation Month, we celebrate and highlight stories of educators who are playing a critical role in supporting and teaching their students.
Against all odds, schools, organizations, and the families they support have shown an immense amount of agility and creativity as they adjust to a new, remote normal.
COVID-19: $2.6 Million of Rapid Response Grants for Digitizing Services, Growth and Expansion, Educational Materials, and Research
Overdeck Family Foundation has approved a series of rapid response grants totaling over $2.6 million in funding across four categories: digitizing services, growth and expansion, educational materials, and research.
A synthesis of interviews that illuminates what school leaders are considering as they think about the future of education, especially the role technology can play in both virtual and physical settings going forward.
Math Can’t Wait for School to Reopen — How Teachers Can Empower Parents to Create ‘Math Time’ for Their Kids at Home
With prolonged school shutdowns on the horizon, now is the perfect opportunity to make "math time" as common at home as it is in the classroom.
Our top five best practices for creating and growing remote learning interventions during and after COVID-19.
Now more than ever is a time for us to work together to collectively meet the immense challenges that face us, our grantees, and the world.