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2021 Christmas Sale – Finish the Year Strong!

November 30, 2021

Excited for the holiday season? Get your holiday decor and gifts early on at RAFT during our Christmas Sale from now till December 23rd. We have a great selection of holiday items at affordable prices.  Save BIG on your christmas decorations with 75% off on all of our christmas decor.  Last-minute shopping for gifts for…

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It’s Time to Tinker, Thanks to RAFT’s New STEAM Project Kit Subscription Service!

November 27, 2021

We at RAFT are proud to launch our new STEAM Project Kit Subscription Service! Becoming a subscriber means you get a selection of our quality STEAM learning kits every month, all at an affordable price! We hope that this service will continue our mission of making hands-on STEAM learning even more accessible, so become a…

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RAFT’s Commitment to Responsible and Affordable Hands-on STEAM Learning

November 16, 2021

Science, technology, engineering, art, and math. When we hear these words, it’s easy to picture students in a classroom, scientists in white coats huddled together in a lab, or an engineer hunched over a drawing board. And that’s totally understandable! After hearing so much about STEAM education programs and the need to prepare our students…

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Thank you, StopWaste!

November 15, 2021

It’s our mission at RAFT to make STEAM learning more accessible and effective through our various programs – from our Store, to Maker Mobile to our Project kits and activities. And, as we carry out this mission, we do our best to stay committed to environmental sustainability. For that reason, we are incredibly thankful to…

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RAFT’s Out of the Box: Shifting Gears Fundraising Dinner —A Huge Success!

Sep 28, 2016 |

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] RAFT’s annual fundraising dinner was a HUGE success! Thank you to all the sponsors, vendors, guests, and staff for their contributions in making this event possible. Guests enjoyed an evening of engagement, creativity, and inspiration! Special thanks to our keynote speaker…

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RAFT Honors Jan Esaki with the 2016 Teacher of the Year Award

Aug 29, 2016 | Comments Off on RAFT Honors Jan Esaki with the 2016 Teacher of the Year Award

SAN JOSE, CALIF. – August 30, 2016 – RAFT – Resource Area For Teaching, the leading solution center to help educators in transforming a child’s learning experience through hands-on education, announces Jan Esaki of Borel Middle School, San Mateo, CA as the Robert Brownlee…

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Jumpstart Hands-on Learning with RAFT’s Makerspace In-A-Box

Aug 18, 2016 | Comments Off on Jumpstart Hands-on Learning with RAFT’s Makerspace In-A-Box

RAFT’s new product help educators become acquainted with Makerspaces quickly and easily SAN JOSE, CALIF. – August 16, 2016 – RAFT – Resource Area For Teaching, the leading source to aid educators in the transformation of a child’s learning experience through hands-on education, announces…

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RAFT Back to School Event 2016

Jul 29, 2016 | Comments Off on RAFT Back to School Event 2016

RAFT Back to School Begins Saturday, August 6th, 3 weekends of specials! RAFT’s Back to School event, our signature member event, will be bigger and better than ever.  We’ve listened – the event won’t be just a single weekend which might not fit with your…

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RAFT Announces New Products and Services for Maker Education

Jul 26, 2016 | Comments Off on RAFT Announces New Products and Services for Maker Education

RAFT now offers consulting, professional learning, and supplies for makerspaces San Jose, CA (PRWEB)July 26, 2016 RAFT announces a range of products and services which provide educators with professional learning and coaching, robust design-based curriculum, and upcycled materials to engage students in creative exploration…

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RAFT Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Jul 7, 2016 | Comments Off on RAFT Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Receiving four out of a possible four stars means RAFT supporters can be assured that their organization is worthy of trust and commitment.   Resource Area for Teaching’s (RAFT) strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency, has once again earned a 4-star…

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