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Mrs. Looper from Greenville SC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Breaking Out of Boring

Help me give my students the supplies needed to create a breakout experience.

  • $313 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Teaching at a language immersion school is a great adventure! My 4th graders are an exciting group of students with mixed interests, varied abilities, and dynamic personalities. Some of my students are learning Spanish and others are engrossed in all things French.

In our ELA and Social Studies classes, we build a community around what we have in common and the shared experiences that we encounter throughout the year.

Our school embraces diversity and celebrates culture. In my classroom we celebrate in a big way. Birthdays are adorned by hats and streamers and achieving a goal is given its own cheer. We celebrate the little achievements and the big successes.

My Project

My students have come to expect the unexpected in our classroom. Whether it is using blacklights and glowsticks to create an engaging environment for literacy or inviting in a "guest" teacher to talk about new books in our classroom, students expect engagement.

The locks and toolboxes we are asking for will help us to create a breakout experience around our content area that will force kids to get up and engage in the lesson.

Students will engage in physical tasks that require them to use critical thinking skills to break codes to meet a challenge - all while the clock is ticking.

Mrs. Looper
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Master Lock 1500iD 2 Pack 2-1/8in. Wide Speed Dial Directional Combination Padlock • Amazon Business $40.41 2 $80.82
Waterloo Portable Series Tool Box made with Lightweight Industrial-Strength Plastic, 14" • Amazon Business $10.70 5 $53.50
Wordlock PL-004-BK 5-Dial Combination Padlock, Black • Amazon Business $9.17 4 $36.68
ZHW 4 Digit Combination Steel Padlocks - Approved Travel Lock for Suitcases & Baggage (3 Digit Combination Lock 6 Pack) • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
Combination Lock by SimbaLux (Set of 2): 4-Digit Thinner Padlock for Extra Security, Easily Resettable, Heavy Duty Steel/Zinc Alloy Lock - for Gym and School Locker, Toolbox, Gate, Fence, Luggage • Amazon Business $7.92 2 $15.84

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