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Mrs. Lolesio-Pua from Hawthorne CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Breakout Learning Through STEM

Help me give my students an opportunity to experience challenging STEM activities in a learning environment that promotes Collaboration, Teamwork, & Critical Imaginative Thinking.

  • $1,355 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school where we have scholars with the potential to break boundaries. They have beaten the odds of their environment and persevere on a daily basis.

Their determination and eagerness to learn more is not only encouraging and motivating to me as a teacher, but an attest to their grit and character.

It is my privilege to work with them all on a weekly basis in challenging their learning and supporting their drive for a better future!

My Project

One of the best ways to enhance learning is by not saying anything at all. Allowing students to discuss, think, adjust their ideas, listen to others, and defend their ideas and views is a powerful and essential part to learning in this day and age.

With Breakout EDU kits my students will experience this and so much more, especially since I am able to incorporate STEM activities from the STEM resources & kits.

The collaboration, and schema searching will allow all students to participate and contribute in these challenging complex tasks. With a common goal in successfully breaking out students will have pushed beyond their limits both socially, and academically contributing towards their readiness to be college and career ready.

Creating an atmosphere and environment that is both functional and supportive towards creative thinking is essential. Flexible seating chairs allows for groups to be formed and various learning settings to take place. By providing elements to create a flexible environment students take ownership and pride from the very beginning.

Mrs. Lolesio-Pua
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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 2 $300.00
USB Computer Microphone, Plug &Play Desktop Omnidirectional Condenser PC Laptop Mic,Mute Button with LED indicator, compatible with Windows/Mac, ideal for Youtube,Skype,Recording,Games(1.5m /5ft) • Amazon Business $15.54 12 $186.48
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC405RG - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
BOOKS INVENT IT SET OF 4 • School Specialty $28.79 1 $28.79
SET STEM EXPLORATIONS VEHICLES • School Specialty $27.89 1 $27.89
SET KEVA CONTRAPTIONS: PLANK 50 PCS • School Specialty $23.93 1 $23.93
STEM CHALLENGE PENDULUM • School Specialty $19.16 1 $19.16
STEM CHALLENGE CATAPULT • School Specialty $19.16 1 $19.16
BOOK INSTANT STEM ACTIVITIES GRADE 5 • School Specialty $19.16 1 $19.16
STEM CHALLENGE WHEEL BALL • School Specialty $19.16 1 $19.16
STEPPING INTO STEM (GR. 3) • School Specialty $17.09 1 $17.09
STEPPING INTO STEM (GR. 4) • School Specialty $17.09 1 $17.09
STEPPING INTO STEM (GR. 5) • School Specialty $17.09 1 $17.09

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