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Ms. C. from New York NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Math Oasis

The cost of 3 bookcases, an Apollo Ventura Overhead Projector, and 4 replacement light bulbs for the projector, all from Office Depot is $593, 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>.

  • $610 goal

This project expired on June 2, 2006.

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I am a mathematics teacher at Bayard Rustin Educational Complex (formerly Humanities High School) in New York City. I teach 9th and 10th grade. My students are mostly from low-income families and are enrolled in the free lunch program. I love teaching in my school and enjoy seeing my students' faces everyday. I believe my students deserve the best educational environment. Currently, supplies in my high school are extremely scarce and there is no budget for more supplies for the classroom. I have had the opportunity to decorate my classroom with my students' work. My freshmen math class spends 3 periods a day in my class (two for math and one for advisory), therefore, I believe it is essential for my students to enjoy their learning environment and feel like they are at home. My students currently respect our classroom and make the best out of our limited supply situation. One item that I am requesting is a bookshelf to place our math textbooks. Currently, the textbooks are piled on the floor. It would be wonderful if I could place the books (textbooks and math journals) on a bookcase. With the bookcase, my book monitors can take turns giving the books out to the class and keeping them neatly organized. Secondly, I would love to utilize transparencies on an overhead projector in my classroom. My students would greatly enjoy coming up to the overhead and explaining various math calculations. I could also use the overhead for manipulatives demonstrations such as algebra tiles and tangrams. There are many resources that I cannot utilize since my class does not have an overhead projector. I am fortunate enough to have a screen, however, not fortunate enough to have an overhead projector. Therefore, I am requesting an overhead projector snd several replacement bulbs. I thank you in advance for helping my students have "a math oasis" in the middle of NYC!

Ms. C.
Grades 9-12
  • Bayard Rustin Education Complex
  • New York, NY
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apollo Ventura 4000 Ultra-Portable Overhead Projector • Office Depot Inc. $319.99 1 $319.99
Sauder(R) 43 1/2quot Bookcase, 3 Shelves, Classic Cherry • Office Depot Inc. $35.99 1 $35.99
Apollo Overhead EYB Projector Replacement Lamp • Office Depot Inc. $17.99 4 $71.96

Materials cost

$427.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$500.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.80

Total project goal

$610.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$610.00

2 Donors

-$507.00

Donations toward project cost

-$501.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$103.98

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$0.00

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