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Mrs. C from Rye NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

98 Degrees and Counting

My students need quiet fans and good books for our classroom!

  • $352 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are passionate about learning. They want to make history come alive and debate current issues so that they can be engaged citizens. They love active learning and get excited when we use modern technology to enhance their understanding of the past. In our class, we put on historical theater, make mock marketing presentations, and create newscast videos. My students are hard-working, funny, compassionate and it is a joy to teach them each day!

I teach in a public school in NY with a student body that is very motivated and engaged in their learning.

Every year our budget seems to get smaller but my classes get bigger. This year I'm teaching 140 students and most of them are in AP.

My Project

They will be able to focus on AP History! It is impossible to focus when all you hear is loud fans.

Additionally, with the location of my room, it is warm all year round - making proper fans that circulate quiet air a must have.

The Lasko 2554 Wind Curve Tower Fan has gotten great reviews and I know it will help cool the room I teach in.

Plus, I'd like to add to our collection of history and historical fiction. Pillars of the Earth and the Century Trilogy are two works of historical fiction I would like to keep in my classroom library. Additionally, Charles Mann's and Reza Aslan's books are important works of non-fiction my students could read in sum or excerpts from in AP World history. Keeping up to date on new historical theories and books is one of the ways I keep my Socratic seminars timely. Plus, I've always been a big proponent of recommending historical fiction to my students; it's how I fell in love with history!

Mrs. C
Grades 9-12

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This project will reach 220 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lasko 2554 Wind Curve Tower Fan with Remote Control and Fresh Air Ionizer, Silver Woodgrain • Amazon Business $50.99 2 $101.98
The Century Trilogy Trade Paperback Boxed Set: Fall of Giants; Winter of the World; Edge of Eternity • Amazon Business $51.85 1 $51.85
1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus • Amazon Business $22.05 1 $22.05
1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created • Amazon Business $21.36 1 $21.36
A Column of Fire: A Novel (Kingsbridge) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ZEALOT: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
World Without End: A Novel (Kingsbridge) • Amazon Business $12.63 1 $12.63
The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
The Pillars of the Earth: A Novel (Kingsbridge) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$264.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$298.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.73

Total project goal

$351.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$351.54

1 Donor

-$306.31

Donations toward project cost

-$298.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$45.23

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$0.00

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