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Mrs. Bruce from Baltimore MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to the Basics!

Help me give my students access to quality materials such as Post It easel paper, dry erase Expo markers and stickers to motivate and celebrate success.

  • $166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Each year I teach 180 students within Baltimore City Public Schools. Our resources are limited but our students deserving. The school I teach at has a high number of low income and even impoverished students. But that does not provide accurate insight to who my students are. They are witty, intelligent, energized young adults who thrive with supports in place.

That is the purpose of my project is to provide the basics so they can be successful.

Items such as headphones so students can listen to audio books and videos during class time. Dry Expo markers and cleaner for their small white boards and our classroom boards. Stickers as rewards and recognition. Sharpie flip chart markers and Post It easel paper for anchor charts.

My Project

These materials will allow students to be active participants in the classroom. Students will be able to use chart paper to share ideas and create classroom anchor charts. Stickers will be used as motivation when students achieve literary milestones (completing books).

Dry erase markers will be used for students to show learning via small white boards when working in groups and participating in class wide learning games.

Headphones will be used to allow all students to access the content and incorporate different learning styles. My students all learn in different ways and supporting learners in a way that is relevant and accessible to them is important.

Mrs. Bruce
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Soundnetic CCV 10 Pack Classroom Stereo Budget Headphones with Leatherette Earpads Volume Control • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (561), Yellow Lined Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $38.71 1 $38.71
EXPO 1944748 Magnetic Dry Erase Markers with Eraser, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Teacher Created Resources Mini Stickers Valu Pack, Smiley Stars (5141) • Amazon Business $6.13 1 $6.13
Sharpie Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 4 Pack • Amazon Business $4.74 1 $4.74
Expo Dry Erase Board Cleaner, 8 fl ounce • Amazon Business $3.10 1 $3.10

Materials cost

$102.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$140.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.77

Total project goal

$165.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$165.13

1 Donor

-$165.13

Donations toward project cost

-$140.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.77

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$0.00

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