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Ms. Marnon from Syracuse NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Breakout EDU - Escape Room in the Math Classroom

My students need Breakout EDU kits and problem-solving tools to engage them in learning and utilize problem-solving methods.

  • $394 goal

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My Students

I teach 7th grade math in an inner city school district with students of various backgrounds, most of which come from low-income families. Many students I work with come from other countries who speak languages other than English and students who require extra supports in the classroom.

While my students are all very different, they are all creative, persistent, and capable in the classroom.

To help my students succeed, I am creating a classroom environment to fit their needs and personalize the content based on each individual’s level. My goal is to teach my students 7th grade mathematics, but also skills they will need to be college and career ready. Through inquiry and collaboration my students will begin to prepare themselves for 8th grade, high school, and beyond.

My Project

Breakout EDU is a way to bring the escape room craze into the classroom to promote problem-solving skills and collaboration. Breakout EDU can be used in a variety of subjects and motivates students to use their content knowledge to answer questions, solve puzzles, and work collaboratively.

The access to the Breakout EDU materials will engage my students in their learning to work together toward a common goal.

Each kit includes a large box and a small box as well as various locks, a UV flashlight, and a flash drive for in-depth puzzle and problem solving. The platform access codes included with the kit allow me to access pre-made Breakout Lessons and resources to help develop my own.

Ms. Marnon
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 2 $300.00

Materials cost

$300.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.03

Total project goal

$393.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.53

5 Donors

-$343.53

Donations toward project cost

-$292.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.53

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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