Student-Powered. Teacher-Led. Crowd funded.

How It Works

With Think It Up, students and teachers work together to develop projects that bring learning to life. Here’s everything you need to get started.

Step 1

Brainstorm Together

The best learning projects happen when teachers and students collaborate.

Step 2

Get Resources

Get a head start with our criteria for rigorous projects, lesson plans and project development resources.

Step 3

Get Inspired

Check out these sample projects by subject area to get the creative juices flowing.

Step 4

Get Started

Teachers: Start Your “Student-Led” project on DonorsChoose.org. Once your project is funded, materials will ship directly to your school.

Resource Center

Think It Up: A Changemaker’s Guide

Think It Up projects promote problem-solving, social-emotional learning, and student agency.

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