Think about how hard it would be to instill a love of reading without access to books. In a study conducted by Neuman and Celano, they found on average that fewer than one to two books were available per child in low-income areas. Of those books, the majority were of poor quality or not on the appropriate reading level for the child.
A pencil is one of the most important tools when it comes to learning in a school environment. Thanks to Dixon Ticonderoga Company and Lowe’s, 2.8M pencils have been donated nationwide to the Kids In Need Foundation of which Classroom Central is a part.
Many think of a STEM as a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. In actuality, it is so much more.
January 24, 2017 was no ordinary Tuesday for Classroom Central. This was an incredible day where a major milestone was met. Since its inception in 2002, Classroom Central has distributed $50,000,000 in free school supplies to students and teachers in need.