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Mrs. Mizdol from Paterson NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Supplies to Help Special Education Students

Help me give my students basic classroom supplies for academic success in a special education classroom.

  • $363 goal

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My Students

My school is located within a community that has many daily challenges and often cannot provide the most basic school supplies and furniture needed to run a classroom. I teach in a low income, special education classroom where hands-on learning is very important for the students in my classroom.

Having very basic classroom supplies will allow my students to not think about what they do not have and experience learning through what they do within the classroom.

These supplies are very basic; however, are not in my classroom and could really revive my special education students hands on learning experiences which they really need.

My Project

I work in a low-income district where our budget has been completely cut. Teachers currently have to buy their own copy paper for the rest of the year. My students cannot afford to bring in school supplies. They come from difficult home lives where they look at school as their safe place. Having simple needs such as white paper, calculators, and construction paper will help my special education students really succeed in my classroom. My special education students learn best when they have hands-on activities. Having these school supplies will allow them to be successful and learn in the best way for them.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Everyday Wholesale Earbuds Bundle Bulk in-Ear Earphones 24 Pack • Amazon Business $12.95 2 $25.90
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Copy Printer Paper - White, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 5 Ream Case (2,500 Sheets) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Classroom Keepers Poster & Roll Storage, Blue, 24"H x 12-1/4"W x 12-1/4"D, 1 Piece • Amazon Business $20.79 1 $20.79
Casio Inc. HS8VA Standard Function Calculator • Amazon Business $3.99 5 $19.95
TOPS/Oxford 1-Subject Notebooks, 8" x 10-1/2", College Rule, 70 Sheets, 6 Pack, Color Assortment May Vary (65007) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Smead 24 Pocket Poly Project Organizer, Letter Size, 1/3-Cut tab, Gray with Bright Colors (89206) • Amazon Business $15.33 1 $15.33
Wireless Presenter Remote, ESYWEN RF 2.4GHz USB Presentation Remote Control PowerPoint Presentation Clicker for Keynote/PPT/Mac/PC • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
Sharpie 15001 Box of 12 Sharpie King Size Chisel Tip Permanent Markers • Amazon Business $13.89 1 $13.89
Five Star Loose Leaf Paper, 3 Hole Punched, Reinforced Filler Paper, College Ruled, 11 x 8-1/2 inches, 100 Sheets/Pack, 4 Pack (38032) • Amazon Business $12.92 1 $12.92
Sharpie Color Burst Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24 Count • Amazon Business $12.45 1 $12.45
Heavy Duty Packaging Tape, Clear Packing Tape Designed for Moving Boxes, Shipping, Office, and Storage, Commercial Grade 2.7mil Thickness, 60 Yards Length, 360 Total Yards • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
BIC Wite-Out Brand EZ Correct Correction Tape, White, 10-Count • Amazon Business $11.97 1 $11.97
342 Pcs Small Office Supplies Kit with Storage Container, Metal Binder Clips Medium/Small, Paper Clips, Assorted Rubber Bands, Page Markers, Push Pins, for Home, Office, School, etc. • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
AmazonBasics 3 Ring Binder Dividers with 8 Tabs, Pack of 6 Sets • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
• Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Jielisi 12 inch Paper Trimmer, A4 Size Paper Cutter with Automatic Security Safeguard for Coupon, Craft Paper and Photo (Black) • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
EXPO Whiteboard / Dry Erase Board Liquid Cleaner, 22-ounce • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Post-it Notes, Pink, Green, Blue, Orange, America's #1 Favorite Sticky Note, 1 3/8 inch x 1 7/8 inch, 18 Pads/Pack (34,9mm x 47,6mm • Amazon Business $8.38 1 $8.38
Gel Pens, Caliart 32 Colors Gel Pen Set, 40% More Ink Colored Gel Markers Fine Point Pens for Adult Coloring Books, Drawing, Doodling, Crafting, Journaling, Scrapbooking, Painting • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Keebor Basic Advanced Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 24-Pack • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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