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  • $997 goal

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Mrs. Backer
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

3-2-1-Blast-Off Into Math and Technology

My students need a laptop computer, hands-on math trays, a Master the Curriculum web-based subscription for the class, number line slider boards, and pattern block activity cards to use during math centers.

My Students

Do you remember having to struggle to understand a math textbook? "New generation" online math programs are a great support for math learning and are interactive. Currently, I do not have any laptop computers in my classroom. The hands-on math manipulatives would enhance learning for all students.

I teach 32 eager first grade students who come to school ready to learn.

Our wonderful school is located in sunny, Southern California. My students range from gifted and talented to below grade level. We are proud to be a Nationally Recognized School of Excellence and have won other prestigious awards. Since we are not a Title One school, funding extra projects is very difficult.

My Project

Memorizing basic addition and subtraction facts is essential to future success in math. It is my job to ensure that all 32 kids memorize their facts. It would make my job easier if I had a laptop and math web subscription which helps each child learn at their own speed and level. Daily flashcards help the brain memorize facts. The math sliding number lines and pattern cards provide a great visual aid when demonstrating a math lesson. Kids will love moving the slider with their finger and will be more engaged in the learning process.

My students need to learn their addition and subtraction facts.

Students will enjoy using the laptop which is more engaging than completing a worksheet. The hands-on math sliders will assist children in memorizing their facts. They will be able to visualize how to make a pattern by using the pattern-block activity cards along with the math pattern trays. With your support, we can help these kids develop a love for math. Thank you for your consideration.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL696 - Number Line Slider Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 3 $89.85
DD740X - Lakeshore Hands-On Math Trays - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $34.95 1 $34.95
Master the Curriculum: Annual Web Subscription - 1 Teacher, 50 Students • Kaplan Early Learning Company $85.96 1 $85.96
Pattern Block Activity Cards • Nasco $11.90 1 $11.90
GC437 - Clear Growing Crystals Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 2 $13.90
HP Pavilion Laptop / AMD Phenom™ II X4 Processor / 17.3' Display / 4GB Memory - Pewter • Best Buy $485.09 1 $485.09

Materials cost

$721.65

Vendor shipping charges

$13.19

State sales tax

$66.03

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$846.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.42

Total project goal

$996.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$996.11

2 Donors

-$996.11

Donations toward project cost

-$846.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$149.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 32 students.

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