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Mrs. Field from Naugatuck CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Teaching Tool I Can't Do Without!

Help me give my students a classroom easel to support their learning through modeling and shared writing!

  • $234 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school consists of students in grades K-4.

We put a strong emphasis on building character and establishing a challenging learning environment.

Our school focuses on kindness, showing respect and being cooperative. Students learn how to persevere through challenges and face real world situations with strength and ambition. My students come from very diverse backgrounds and family structures, but they all share a common love for learning. I teach a class of 17 Kindergarten students. My students range from 4-6 years old. They are driven, hard-working students who love a challenge.

My Project

In order to be an effective teacher, I need a new easel that will meet my class' needs. For the past 2 years I have been using an easel that has been past down through many teachers, won't erase and is ready to be retired :) Although it serves its purpose as a chart paper holder, it does not serve the purposes that I need. The easel that I am requesting has clips to hang chart paper, is magnetic, has a bottom rack for storage, and has adjustable height white boards. Having a double-sided easel with magnetic dry erase boards will be an amazing teaching tool. I can prepare multiple activities and provide students with the opportunity to work on various tasks. One of the boards is lined and will help with improving handwriting. One of the most important elements of the easel is that it is magnetic. We will do a lot of word work with magnetic letters and it is essential to their spelling and phonics instruction. The ability to lower the dry erase board will benefit my students greatly. They will be able to come up write, manipulate letters and play an interactive part in instruction.

Mrs. Field
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MasterVision Easel Creation Station Magnetic Dry Erase Surface, 41.7" x 29.5", Black Frame and Structure • Amazon Business $166.21 1 $166.21

Materials cost

$166.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$198.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.06

Total project goal

$233.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$233.76

4 Donors

-$204.94

Donations toward project cost

-$181.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.24

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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