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Mrs. Turnbull from Oklahoma City OK is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Trip to the Past: Seeing Ourselves in History

My students need funding to pay for transportation for their first, and possibly only field trip of the year!

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, determined, and amazing children. They love to move and to play. They enjoy school because they love learning in so many different ways. They are amazing because they show up to school with a smile on their faces no matter what their circumstances are at home! For many of my students, school is their safe haven.

As a teacher in a low-income urban area, my students face many challenges in and out of school.

Many of my students also speak another language at home but we their bilingual capabilities to enhance their learning. They are determined to learn as much as they can so they can apply their education outside of school!

My Project

In third grade we have been learning about the westward expansion, Oklahoma history and statehood, primary and secondary sources, American Indian history, migration, the Dust Bowl, and so much more.

While many of these are great topics to learn about in the classroom, nothing is better than seeing and experiencing things first hand!

We have received funding for admission to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, which is amazing! Unfortunately, we do not have funding upfront for transportation. Admission and lunches have been taken care of. However, that does not mean much if we cannot get there. The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum includes a unique opportunity for my students that allows them to see the things they have been learning about in class, in real life. In addition to the topics listed above, we will be learning about Hispanic and Asian American perspectives during this time period which are not normally presented in history. This will be a unique experience that will be very relatable and enjoyable for my students!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Transportation Arthur Elementary School, OKCPS $170.00

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