Crowdfunding sites like DonorsChoose.org and others are helping teachers equip their classrooms with educational technology
[caption id="attachment_137936" align="alignleft" width="150"] Crowdfunding is an increasingly popular way of using the internet to raise money.[/caption]
Coach Brittany Staggs wanted her students to get a rigorous workout even on rainy days. The equipment she needed would cost $800.
With the click of a mouse, the School at St. George Place physical education teacher's request for a Wii, dance video games, and projection technology was sent to thousands of potential donors. Within a month, the Houston ISD students were sweating...