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Mrs. Ramos from Midland TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

An Author's Pen and Leave Lasting Memories

Help me give my students their own writing binders, colored pens, and classroom sharpener to be able to write freely, to help them enhance their writing and editing skills in the classroom.

  • $484 goal

This project expired on January 31, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My student's have the potential to become more than what they believe. Over half of our school is labeled as economically disadvantaged. I want to give each child the confidence they need to succeed in school and later in life. They are eager to learn and I am always looking for opportunities to help foster their learning and growth in a positive way. I love to see their excitement when we begin a new topic to write about.

I believe that with the right materials and my eagerness to teach, I can help them overcome any obstacles they are facing now.

My Project

In the past, when there was more funds available, each child was given a binder with supplies to enhance their writing to help them prepare for the State test. I have used and reused the binders we had. I only have about 15 that are in O.K. shape and I have 60 students.

With these binders, pens, and other supplies, this will not only impact the students I have now, but future writers that come into my classroom.

I want them to feel that everything they write in their binder is theirs, and I want them to take ownership of it, because that will help them become the author's that are in them that are waiting to come out to meet the world.

Mrs. Ramos
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3 Ring 1in Binder • Teachers' School Supply $4.39 60 $263.40
Electric School Pencil Sharpener Pro Blue-gray • Teachers' School Supply $64.53 1 $64.53
Color Gel Pens - Gel Pens for Kids - Coloring Pens - Gel Pens Set - Pen Sets for Girls - Pen Art Set - Artist Gel Pens - Drawing Pens for Kids - Draw Pens - 36 Gel Pen - Neon Gel Pens - Arts Pens • Amazon Business $11.75 1 $11.75

Materials cost

$339.68

Vendor shipping charges

$36.07

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$410.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.50

Total project goal

$483.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$483.35

2 Donors

-$483.35

Donations toward project cost

-$410.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.50

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$0.00

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