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Mrs. Alexander from Madison WI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basics for the Beginning!

My students need clipboards, pencils and erasers, notebooks, colored paper, whiteboard markers, stools, and velcro.

  • $402 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in an urban area of Wisconsin and has a very diverse population of students. Thirty percent of my students are English language learners and fifteen percent receive special education services. Forty percent of the students at my school are economically disadvantaged.

My students are groups of highly motivated students who love engaging and creative ways to show their learning.

I feel that it is my job to make sure that my students have experiences that are positive and that create opportunities for community building, so that my students have a strong sense of ownership over their own learning as well as that of their classmates and have a sense of belonging to the school community.

My Project

The materials your donations will buy will give my students the basic supplies they need to be successful in school! In my math classroom, we do a lot of work with interactive notebooks, so the notebooks, pencils and erasers, and colored paper will give students who would not otherwise have those supplies the ability to participate in discussion and organize their thoughts.

The students in my classroom also do a lot of work on whiteboards to show their thinking and add to whole-class discussions!

The whiteboard markers and velcro will make that more effective!

The stools and clipboards will give my students the opportunity work in the classroom without being confined to their tables.

Mrs. Alexander
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 512 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $51.84 2 $103.68
Wausau 21289 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Happy” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $10.75 5 $53.75
Bazic Quad-Ruled Spiral Notebook, (4 Squares per Inch), 100 Sheets (Case of 24) • Amazon Business $43.99 1 $43.99
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 6 Boxes, 72 Markers Total • Amazon Business $39.23 1 $39.23
Dixon Golf Pencil, Hexagonal Barrel, Yellow Finish, 144-Count (14998) • Amazon Business $9.49 3 $28.47
12 Hardboard Clipboards, Low Profile Clip, Designed for classroom and office use, 12 Clipboards • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
VELCRO Brand - Sticky Back Hook & Loop Fastener, 3/4" Coins, 200 Sets, White • Amazon Business $11.49 1 $11.49
Paper Mate Arrowhead Pink Pearl Cap Erasers, 144 Count • Amazon Business $3.81 3 $11.43

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