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Mrs. Brown from Indianapolis IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Clutter-Free and Colorful Classroom

My students need a canon color printer for our colorful activities. My students need rolling carts for all of their supplies and manipulative. My students need dry erase markers for daily use in the classroom.

  • $441 goal

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My Students

My students are a group of fifth graders that attend a Title I school in a high-poverty Indiana urban school district. They are made up from a diverse set of backgrounds and include English language learners, special education students, and all of them receive free or reduced lunches. While a lot of my students come from two-parent homes, many of them come from single parent homes. I also have students being raised by grandparents and other family members. Many of them come from homes without computers and very few books. Despite these obstacles, my students are bright, curious and eager to learn.

Most importantly my students love coming to school, learning, and being in fifth grade.

They are proof that with the necessary materials and a positive learning environment, poverty doesn't have to be a deterrent to a good education.

My Project

The activities that take place in our 5th grade classroom involve a lot of supplies, manipulatives, and movement. We would use these colorful carts to stay organized and clutter-free. Speaking of colorful, my students would greatly benefit from having a color printer. My school is unable to provide a color printer due to costs. But how boring it would be for them to showcase their many projects in just black and white! My class and I would use the color printer to create a multitude of projects to present throughout the school year. And as far as dry erase can never have enough dry erase markers.

Mrs. Brown
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

This project will reach 26 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Really Useful Box Tower Drawer • Office Depot $69.99 2 $139.98
Canon Office and Business MX922 All-In-One Printer, Wireless and mobile printing • Amazon Business $69.00 1 $69.00
Canon PGI-250/CLI-251 Combo Pack • Amazon Business $52.97 1 $52.97
AmazonBasics 92 Bright Multipurpose Copy Paper - 8.5 x 11 Inches, 10 Ream Case (5,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
INK4WORK c250 BBCMY=44444 ink4work Set of 20 Pack PGI-250XL & CLI-251XL Compatible Ink Cartridge Set for Pixma IP7220, MG5420, MG6320, MX722, MX922 • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 2 Boxes, 24 Markers Total • Amazon Business $15.73 1 $15.73

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