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Mrs. Simoni from South Bend IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Attempting to Teach Like a Champion

My students need a wastebasket and various colors of paper and card stock to allow their creativity when working on activities.

  • $164 goal

This project expired on May 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a lower socioeconomic background and often enter my classroom behind their peers across the state and even the county. I am an educator who believes every student has the right to an education and experience success without factors they cannot control setting them up for failure.

In my classroom I believe every student has the ability to succeed, some just need a little extra help along the way.

Sometimes that help comes from having access to simple technology tools such as basic school supplies. My students are high energy curious people. This project will help enhance their educational experience in my classroom

My Project

I am a new teacher in a Biology classroom. I am working to teach my students in the most effective way possible.

My students are visual learners.

Our labs and activities can generate more engagement if I am able to use color when setting up labs and activities.

Students will also be using the supplies with projects that require them to create and design biological models. We will be working on water and carbon cycles that will be more meaningful if students can visually see how both of these cycles utilize similar resources and affect their living environment. Students respond really well when materials are colored, color coded, etc.

Mrs. Simoni
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pacon Array Card Stock - Bright Colors • Nasco $11.85 5 $59.25
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm, Mixed Carton 5-Color Assortment, 1250 Sheets (22998) • Amazon Business $30.98 1 $30.98
United Solutions EcoSense WB0069 Blue Plastic 41 Quart Recycling Indoor Wastebastket-10.25 Gallon EcoSense Blue Recycling Trash/Refuse Can in Blue • Amazon Business $11.71 1 $11.71

Materials cost

$101.94

Vendor shipping charges

$5.92

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.60

Total project goal

$163.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$163.99

2 Donors

-$110.00

Donations toward project cost

-$101.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

match offer

-$45.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$38.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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