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Mr. R from Bridgeport CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Amazing Math Tools!

Help me give my students brand new math manipulatives like a Rekenrek to improve their math skills for grade level expectations!

  • $224 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first-grade teacher at an inner-city school. I am privileged to work with twenty-eight amazing children who are eager to learn and use any learning tools they are given. My students have a tremendous amount of learning to do this upcoming year, and most of it happens from repetition and practice.

They like to read, participate, and ask questions!

Working as an elementary teacher in a low-income and high poverty inner-city district is challenging itself. My students face several challenges, both in and out of the classroom. Whichever challenge they meet, I strive to provide my students with the creative and meaningful learning experience they deserve!

My Project

My students desperately need rekenreks to use during math time. These rekenreks feature 10 rows of 10 beads in red and white, each broken into two sets of five. These rekenreks will aid my class to understand and identify number sense. We are learning how to count up to 20 and then progressing up to 100. These amazing math manipulatives are as beneficial as linking cubes and ten frames.

Being in an inner city school, we unfortunately don't have any resources or math tools for every student; these visual tools will aid my class immensely when counting and doing word problems!

Thank you for supporting my students by knocking down the barrier to resources that is necessary for their success!

I very much appreciate your consideration in this matter and sincerely hope you will view my request favorably and provide the requisite funds.

Mr. R
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Advantage Rekenrek, Set of 4 (CTU40912) • Quill.com $31.49 5 $157.45

Materials cost

$157.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$189.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.50

Total project goal

$223.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$223.31

1 Donor

-$112.00

Donations toward project cost

-$95.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.80

match offer

-$111.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$94.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.70

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$0.00

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