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Mr. Ruben from Bronx NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bring the Whole World Into Our Classroom!

My students need a talking globe, 2 maps, posters, and map skills books.

  • $317 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Help me create citizens of the world! There's a big world out there and I want to connect my students to it through a love and understanding of world geography and cultures.

I teach 19 students in a high-need community.

All but two of my students qualify for free lunch. My students are energetic and enthusiastic learners, constantly curious about the world around them. Most are designated as English Language Learners, and all of them speak Spanish at home.

My Project

The resources I am requesting will create new connections to geography and world cultures for my students. For many of my students, continents and countries, cultures and faraway places are abstract ideas. In addition, we lack some basic resources including a current globe and maps of the world and our country. Through the electronic globe, posters, maps, and books I hope to make these concepts real and meaningful for my students.

The world is growing more and more interconnected.

It is vital that tomorrow's citizens understand their place as part of a global community. That work begins with teaching students about the places and people from around the world. With your help, I will make my students into the global citizens of the future!

Mr. Ruben
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GEOSAFARI TALKING GLOBE EI-8895 - - --*Comments* • Teachers' School Supply Inc. $109.44 1 $109.44
US AND WORLD ROLLED LAMINATED MAPS 2 PACK----*Comments* • Teachers' School Supply Inc. $27.65 1 $27.65
DS134 - Developing Map Skills Book Series • Lakeshore Learning $29.50 1 $29.50
EE422 - Landforms & Mapping Literature Library • Lakeshore Learning $35.50 1 $35.50
LC936 - Children of the World Poster Pack • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95

Materials cost

$232.04

Vendor shipping charges

$15.08

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$259.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.99

Total project goal

$316.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$316.59

5 Donors

-$316.59

Donations toward project cost

-$259.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.99

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$0.00

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