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Ms. Cunningham from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

All Students Can Learn - Help us Make it Fun!!!

The cost for math and reading kits, handbooks and cassette players etc. is $481, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $497 goal

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I am a New York City Department of Education middle school teacher. I have been working with the Department of Education since 2003. I currently work in East New York, Brooklyn. My school is a Title I school identified as a “School in Need of Improvement”. My students are special needs students who are labeled as learning disabled. My students are from the surrounding low-income neighborhoods and 93% receive free lunch. This upcoming September I will be teaching the eighth grade. My ultimate goal is to have my students increase their reading skills and have them reading at grade level. My students are at risk in their reading performance for a variety of reasons including learning disabilities, such as attention deficit disorder (ADD) and dyslexia, or other economic and language-based difficulties. If these students are not given an opportunity to improve their reading skills they are, as studies show, more likely to be truant and drop out of school. Students requiring special education have not succeeded with traditional classroom methods. These students need to be bombarded with different techniques involving the auditory, visual, and kinesthetic modalities to reach them, to motivate them, and to put them on a level playing field with non-disabled students. This year I want to give my special needs students an additional interactive method of learning reading, writing, and mathematical skills. I am interesting in obtaining engaging literacy and math activity books, literacy and math games, books on video cassettes, dictionaries and thesauruses.

Ms. Cunningham
Grades 6-8
  • JHS 166 George Gershwin
  • Brooklyn, NY
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Algebits Kit: Pre-Algebra • Delta Education $62.95 1 $62.95
Economy Cassette Player/Recorder, Player/Recorder with One Headphone Jack • Teacher's School Supply $60.00 1 $60.00
Math In a Nutshell Fraction Concepts • Delta Education $49.98 1 $49.98
TCM2009 WRITING WORKSHOP • ABC School Supply, Inc. $25.49 1 $25.49
HANDBOOK,REFERENCE SET • ABC School Supply, Inc. $21.50 4 $86.00
TCM3694 WRITING PROMPTS LEVEL4 • ABC School Supply, Inc. $20.49 1 $20.49
IF8720 BK BUILDING READING COMPREHENSION GR 7-8 • ABC School Supply, Inc. $13.29 1 $13.29
059059933X FABULOUS WRITING PROMPTS BOOK • ABC School Supply, Inc. $9.29 1 $9.29
1561899372 BK WRITING GR 7 SPECTRUM • ABC School Supply, Inc. $9.19 1 $9.19
Overhead Deluxe Rainbow Fraction Circles • Delta Education $8.95 1 $8.95

Materials cost

$345.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$406.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.33

Total project goal

$496.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$496.26

1 Donor

-$467.97

Donations toward project cost

-$407.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.37

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$0.00

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