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Mrs. Nichols from Houston TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Breaking Out of the Ordinary!

My students need the challenging and engaging Breakout Edu Kits to build collaboration, problem solving and critical thinking skills- as students work to solve puzzles using content- application, critical thinking and teamwork mesh into dynamic learning!

  • $573 goal

This project expired on September 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Most of my students are from socioeconomically challenged families, but they do not let anything stop them. My students are diverse in backgrounds and interests but are motivated to learn and I have no doubt they are the leaders of tomorrow! We have overcome many obstacles this year with Hurricane Harvey and sharing our campus and our struggles are not over. We have many still obstacles ahead but my students only see opportunity to reach out to those in the community and better themselves in order to effect change around them.

My Project

Our world demands that people be skilled collaborators, problem-solvers, and critical-thinkers who persevere through challenges. Breakout EDU kits uses unique clues, locks, intriguing technology, and fun to have students solve complex mysteries together while enhancing communication, creativity, and critical thinking skills. Breakout EDU kits allow students to improve these skills while also learning required content aligned to standards . The materials for the Breakout Edu kits will help build necessary 21st Century Skills while stimulating students in core content areas. The campus demographic is 80% minority with 48% of the population on free and reduced lunch. Academically, our 2,338 students struggle with developing critical thinking and problem solving. Identifying this need along with developing the skills to overcome these challenges has become a campus focus.

Mrs. Nichols
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 160 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 3 $450.00

Materials cost

$450.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.90

Total project goal

$572.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.65

5 Donors

-$311.32

Donations toward project cost

-$264.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.70

match offer

-$261.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.20

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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