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Mrs. Brown from Nashua NH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to the Basics!

My students need pencils, paper, markers, glue and other basics to start the year and create projects.

  • $485 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from diverse ethnic and academic backgrounds. The ability levels in my Algebra 2 and Probability and Statistics classes vary from being in honors classes to foundations level in the past years.

Using colored paper, glue, rulers, scissors, and other basic school supplies, the students are able to display their understanding of mathematical concepts by creating games of chance or flip books to tutor other students.

They enjoy being able to use nontraditional projects in place of just pencil and paper assignments. Each year I have to replace these supplies to share with my students.

My Project

We need markers, pencils, paper and glue to create learning projects. Some projects we have planned include making interactive notes or flip books which incorporate vocabulary and student created examples. These items can then be used as resources for other students who still require reinforcement to master algebraic skills. This process encourages peer tutoring and support. For the students who have mastered the concepts, the project can be utilized for enrichment.

In past years, I have had my students create board games to demonstrate their understanding of probability and chance.

To create these games, the students used poster board, glue, markers and colored pencils to create the game boards. For the classmates to play the games, some students incorporate dice for advancement of game pieces.

Mrs. Brown
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5 "x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm, 5-Color Mixed Carton, 2500 sheets (22999) • Amazon Business $54.44 1 $54.44
Crayola Bulk Markers and Crayons, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $49.33 1 $49.33
Crayola Colored Pencils 12 Each (Pack of 24), Pre-sharpened, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $39.43 1 $39.43
Fiskars 95037197J Pointed-tip Kids Scissors 5 Inch, 12 Pack, Color Received May Vary • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
1InTheoffice Pencil Box, Translucent Clear (4 Pack) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Clipco Dry Erase Pocket Sleeves Assorted Colors (30-Pack) • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Pacon Super Value Poster Board, 22"X28", White, 50 Sheets • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Mead Loose Leaf Paper, Filler Paper, Wide Ruled, 200 Sheets, 10-1/2" x 8", 3 Hole Punched, 3 Pack (73183) • Amazon Business $10.77 2 $21.54
School Smart 86667 2 Sided 3 Hole Punched 1/4 in Rule Graph Paper - 8 1/2 in x 11 - Pack of 500 - White • Amazon Business $18.59 1 $18.59
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $14.55 1 $14.55
Y wang 25 Pack Wood Rulers Wooden Ruler School Rulers Office Rulers And Clothing Measuring Rulers, 2Scale (12Inch and 30CM) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pencil Top Eraser Caps Arrowhead Assorted Colors in Bulk Pack of 150 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Fiskars 94337097J Left-handed Pointed-tip Kids Scissors 5 Inch, Color Received May Vary • Amazon Business $2.47 3 $7.41
School Smart Dotted Dice - Set of 36 - Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.18 1 $7.18

Materials cost

$376.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$411.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.65

Total project goal

$484.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$484.32

4 Donors

-$284.66

Donations toward project cost

-$241.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.70

match offer

-$199.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$169.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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