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Ms. Erickson from Colorado Springs CO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Breakout Box: Promoting Problem Solving and Teamwork

My students need a Breakout Box to learn problem solving skills, teamwork, and collaboration.

  • $226 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery." Mark Van Doren

My students are a group of fourth graders who love to learn and want to discover all they can about a variety of topics.

Starting out each day, my students choose their personal learning and explore many subjects of interest throughout the school day. As our school is Title I, many of the students do not have the resources to delve into everything they want to discover. This does not slow them down. They find new ways to learn about their interests.

My Project

Through the use of a Breakout Box, my students will learn problem solving skills, teamwork, and collaboration among other character traits. Students will have to work together to solve clues based on our academic content. They will have to problem solve to figure out how to unlock the various locks. This unique opportunity provides students with a chance to learn how to collaborate with each other and work as a team rather than an individual. They must all work together and all contribute to the team in order for the team to be successful. Bonus, the students will have fun while they are learning!

Ms. Erickson
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 1 $150.00

Materials cost

$150.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$191.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.86

Total project goal

$225.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$225.71

3 Donors

-$208.06

Donations toward project cost

-$191.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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