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Ms. Djuren from Antioch TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Apollo International

My students need art materials such as paint and brushes, poster boards, for Project Based Learning initiatives.

  • $182 goal

This project expired on December 1, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are English Language Learners. They come from many different countries and speak different languages. Being new to the US can be a bit overwhelming with language barriers, so I have found that it is easier for them to express themselves and communicate with art and pictures.

My students come from all over the world and have different levels of English proficiency.

Many of them are brand new to the US and are a bit in shock! I have students who come from Egypt, Somalia, Nigeria, India, Mexico, Guatemala, and countless other countries. We are an inner city school with a very high poverty rate.

My Project

My students need any kind of art material-paints, brushes, construction paper, scissors, glue--anything they can get creative with to express themselves, even tell stories, through pictures and drawings until they can become more proficient in writing and speaking. Our culminating event at our school will be an International Fest where the children can create cultural types of art to display. They can communicate thoughts and ideas about what they have learned in history, science, math, or simply to express feelings, goals and dreams though art.

It is overwhelming to take in a new language: speaking, listening, reading, writing.

Imagine being a child and afraid. To communicate is vital and takes years to become fluent, but communicating through art can be instantaneous.

Ms. Djuren
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ELMERS FOAMBOARD/WHT 30X40 3/16 PK10 • Blick Art Materials $41.47 1 $41.47
ELMERS FOAMBOARD/WHT 16X20X3/16 PK12 ZZ • Blick Art Materials $30.96 1 $30.96
GOLDEN FLUID ACRYLIC/HIST ALIZ CRM HUE 8OZ • Blick Art Materials $25.80 1 $25.80
GOLDEN FLUID ACRYLIC/ANTHQN BLU 4OZ • Blick Art Materials $15.17 1 $15.17
GOLDEN FLUID ACRYLIC/ANTHQN BLU OZ • Blick Art Materials $5.45 1 $5.45
GOLDEN FLUID ACRYLIC/BONE BLK 1OZ • Blick Art Materials $3.78 1 $3.78

Materials cost

$122.63

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$154.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.26

Total project goal

$181.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$181.73

8 Donors

-$181.73

Donations toward project cost

-$154.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.26

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$0.00

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