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Ms. Murphy from Abilene TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School Basics

My students need pencils for when they don't have one and color ink for vibrant materials!

  • $338 goal

This project expired on October 10, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach excited Sixth graders math in an economically disadvantaged middle school. Over 60% of students come from low-income families. Like most sixth graders, my students enjoy being active and engaging in hands-on learning!

I am dedicated to providing a student-centered environment for success for my students!

Having your support in creating our learning environment means I am able to do even more for my students! Thanks to my generous donors, I've been able to make some amazing changes that have allowed my students to enjoy learning! We are helping my students develop a love of learning that will last a lifetime!

My Project

Color pages grab the attention of my students! A pop of color can help coordinate steps in math concepts and improve my students' memory! I love to make colorful problem cards my students can use to practice one problem at a time. This helps students focus on the problem at hand and not become so overwhelmed by the number of problems on a worksheet. I also love making different types of games for practice and review. Colorful games are always more entertaining than black and white. I've also asked for pencils to have on hand in the classroom so my students are always prepared! These basic supplies will make a big impact in my classroom and I would love your help in providing them for my students!

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon PG-40 / CL-41 Multi pack 2 cartridges • Amazon Business $52.06 3 $156.18
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencils with Erasers, SIX Presharpened Boxes of 12, 72 Pencils Total (13806SP) • Amazon Business $19.31 5 $96.55

Materials cost

$252.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$286.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.56

Total project goal

$337.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$337.08

5 Donors

-$288.32

Donations toward project cost

-$286.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$48.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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