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Mrs. Kilmer from Troy NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

BreakOUT into STEM skills for ELA

My students need one Breakout EDU Kit in order to expand their interest in topics we cover in class. This will help students develop more of their STEM skills.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome to our Reading Cafe! Reading is exciting! That's what all my students say as they leave my class. In my urban school district the students struggle to master reading skills of comprehension (understanding the text) and decoding (sounding out large words). I try as creatively as possible to acquire as many resources as possible to assist my students to close their learning gaps and deficits and get them reading on grade level. All of my students are reading several grades below 6th grade. Some students go from reluctant readers to avid readers. It is very gratifying for me to watch their growth take off. Success is the only option.

My Project

Have you ever attended one of those mystery rooms? They are filled with excitement, mystery, problem solving and teamwork! With this idea in mind our classroom would like to have Breakout Edu boxes in order to solve mysteries about our reading and ELA topics. Students will work together and develop a sense of community while trying to unlock the mystery. Learning will be exciting!

As we kick off new units of study or while in a unit of study we will be able to pull these boxes and allow students to have a break from their ordinary learning while reviewing or learning a new topic.

This project helps students develop their STEM skills in order to be prepared for the 21st century skills.

Mrs. Kilmer
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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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

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.16

Total project goal

$214.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.41

1 Donor

-$107.20

Donations toward project cost

-$91.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.08

match offer

-$107.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.08

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$0.00

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