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Mrs. Aponte from Brockton MA is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

2x2=Math Manipulatives!

Help me give my students math manipulatives and tools that they need to succeed!

  • $349 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

The kiddos that I service see me for small group instruction in math and ELA/writing. They are in grades 3, 4 and 5 and are the sweetest, most genuine students who I have ever had the pleasure of teaching. Most of these students come from low income families and many don't have the structure and support that they need.

All students deserve the right to learn.

The first part of our small groups are focused on the targeted instruction of key skills and concepts that they will need for their futures. The second facet to our groups come from emotional support and making these students feel like my small office is a place of refuge where they can come and know that they are safe and cared for.

My Project

All students benefit from math manipulatives. Learning is hard and I try to make sure that my students have the best tools in their tool-belts.

Learning shouldn't take place at a desk with a worksheet.

Learning should be fun and engaging. We often use whiteboards to do work either as a whole group or for their individual work. My students often don't even realize their "learning" because my groups are structured in such a way that they become enjoyable. Math manipulatives help my students see things from a different perspective, things they might have missed if they couldn't see a concrete example. Math manipulatives allow my students to see a concrete example of what could have been an abstract concept.

Mrs. Aponte
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR621X - Magnetic Write & Wipe Lapboard - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $68.99 1 $68.99
EE923 - Giant Magnetic Place Value Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
EE922 - Giant Magnetic Fraction Circles & Bars • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
DE190 - Reusable Write & Wipe Pocket - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
Paradise Edu 132 Pieces Magnetic Rainbow Fraction Tiles Strips Bars and Circles | Math Manipulatives Magnets for Elementary School | Magnetic Learning Resources for Kids | Reusable and Laminated • Amazon Business $16.85 1 $16.85
School Smart Chart Tablet, 24 x 32 Inches, 1-1/2 Inch Ruling, 1/2 Inch Skip Line, 25 Sheets • Amazon Business $15.73 1 $15.73
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Ocean Breeze, 320ct (4x80ct), cleaning wipes, cleaning supplies, packaging may vary • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
24-Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Magnetic Dry Erasers Bulk for Dry Erase Pens and Markers, Winking Face Design, Ideal for Kids, Home, School, and Office, 4 Colors, 1.9 x 0.7 x 1.9 Inches • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Sharpie 22480PP Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 1 Pack • Amazon Business $6.43 1 $6.43
Amazon Brand - Solimo Facial Tissues, 160 Tissues per Box (4 Flat Boxes) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 8 Pack • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97

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