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Mrs. Schilowsky from Roosevelt UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bring Math to Hands

Help me give my students VersaTiles to have handheld manipulatives to bring a better understanding of math.

  • $346 goal

This project expired on March 9, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a Title I school where about 60% of the students qualify for reduced-price or free lunch. With that stated, I am fortunate to have a fourth-grade classroom filled with the most unique and wonderful students. They come equipped with magnificent minds, determination to learn, and the ability to think deeply. Wonderful students, wonderful minds! To ensure their success, my fourth-grade classroom has become a place of challenge and discovery. Students spend their year learning the foundation of knowledge and skills they will need to continue to grow and have success in advanced grades to come.

From deep down in the rural part of Roosevelt, Utah, these students are excited to explore the world of learning in their academic surroundings.

They push themselves to the capacity in academic skills, life skills, and critical thinking. They take pride in what they are learning and challenge their individual minds to continue to grow inside and outside of their school walls.

My Project

These Hand2Mind tiles will allow my students to bring manipulatives to math. Adding this into our learning arrangement will optimize our active learning environment.

This year, we have been revamping our math lessons and our small group arrangement to meet the needs of my fourth-grade students.

This style of learning will be an amazing experience for my students' growth in their academic success. These manipulatives will bring math straight to the students' hands and build a better understanding of math. With this active environment, we could take learning leaps further and have them actually achieve higher academic success. This opportunity will help prepare them for the challenges they will face in academics and allow me to teach in a more effective, engaging, hands-on way.

Mrs. Schilowsky
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
hand2mind VersaTiles Math Classroom Set, an Independent Self-Checking & Skill Practicing System (Grade 4), Aligned to State and National Standards • Amazon Business $259.95 1 $259.95

Materials cost

$259.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$293.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.86

Total project goal

$345.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$345.71

6 Donors

-$173.00

Donations toward project cost

-$147.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.95

match offer

-$172.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$146.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.91

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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