PledgeCents and Scientific Minds Partner to Offer Science Programs Built by Teachers

Top Quote Scientific Minds joins the PledgeCents Marketplace bringing over 450 digital science lessons across grades 3-12. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) March 04, 2017 - With the increased focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in schools, teachers and administrators are increasingly looking for reliable, effective curriculum to implement into their lessons. PledgeCents, Inc., the fundraising site which helps to bring resources and opportunities to classrooms across the country by alleviating funding needs, continues to expand the list of STEM partners in their marketplace from 11 current partners to 12 with the most recent partnership with Scientific Minds. With the addition of Scientific Minds, schools can raise funds to give grade 3-12 classrooms access to daily science lessons that are aligned to NGSS and state standards. Scientific Minds will now be listed in the PledgeCents Marketplace and available as an option for all teachers to raise funds quickly and easily for a 1 year subscription packages to these valuable online teaching tools.

    "What we really loved about Scientific Minds from the start were the people behind the award-winning science programs," said Ricky Johnson, co-founder of PledgeCents. "The team is comprised of former teachers who truly understand and are dedicated to supporting the everyday needs of teachers and students. We know what a difference that makes for the effectiveness and usability of resources in the classroom and it is evident in the feedback we have seen from teachers using their lessons. The fact that they have developed fantastic, proven science programs is icing on the cake and we are excited work with them to support all of the STEM teachers across the country!"

    Through the partnership, teachers and schools will be able to utilize PledgeCents to seamlessly generate a fundraising page to cover the cost of four of Scientific Minds' programs all of which include online professional development. The PledgeCents team works with each fundraiser to help raise the necessary funds and will purchase the products immediately after the fundraiser ends to expedite the process. Anyone interested can visit to create their own page today.

    "We are very excited to be a part of the PledgeCents Marketplace," said Kathy Reeves, President and Founder of Scientific Minds. "At a time when school budgets are tight, PledgeCents offers an easy way for teachers to purchase subscriptions to our online science lessons for grades 3-8, Biology, and Chemistry."

    Scientific Minds' science programs are all based on the 5E learning model and have been built from state standards and NGSS. Over 100 digital lessons are available in each program, and each lesson contains engaging images, activities, assessment, and loads of academic vocabulary practice. Science Sidekicks and Science Starters can be teacher-guided or played as videos, so they can be easily integrated into existing lessons to support scientific literacy, vocabulary acquisition, test preparedness, and college readiness.

    Representatives from organizations interested in learning more about the program can contact press ( @ ) pledgecents dot com or info ( @ ) scientificminds dot com for more information dot

    About PledgeCents, Inc.
    PledgeCents is the preferred fundraising platform for all PreK-12 needs. By allowing anyone to raise funds, PledgeCents aims to eliminate the $1.6 billion teachers annually spend out-of-pocket for basic classroom needs. Over 1,800 schools representing over 250 public school districts in 50 states work to raise funds through the PledgeCents platform. With the addition of the newly launched Preferred Partner Program, PledgeCents has partnered with over 40 leading education technology companies to help schools and teachers receive access to the tools they need but cannot afford. For more information please visit: or email info ( @ ) pledgecents dot com with any questions dot

    About Scientific Minds
    Scientific Minds is a teacher-built company that provides online teaching tools for grades 3-12 science. Schools love our programs because they are teacher-friendly and promote student success. Our science programs support scientific literacy, vocabulary acquisition, test preparedness, and college readiness. We offer tools for review, remediation, and English language proficiency. The programs can be easily integrated into daily lessons to provide state standards or NGSS support while providing content support for science labs and activities. All teacher accounts include online professional development. Call (800) 886-8145 today to schedule a 15 minute screen-sharing with one of our teachers! Visit to view our catalog, request a quote, or sign up for a free trial!

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