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Ms. Gates from N Las Vegas NV is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Home-Based Classroom!

Help me give my students continued access to learning materials printed by their teacher. This project includes items needed to prepare learning packets, including ink and paper supplies as well as a document camera to model lessons.

  • $541 goal

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My Students

Our school serves students in Grades K-8. We are a public charter school that receives Title I funding, with 90% of our students coming from low-income households and eligible for free and reduced-price lunches (FRL). I teach an energetic group of 4th graders from a diverse community! Since our school closed for the academic year due to COVID-19 safety concerns, keeping them connected and engaged to online learning has been challenging. Some do not have internet access and rely on printed learning materials, while others are struggling with making the adjustment to learning outside our classroom and need other resources to support computer-based learning.

Each day, I am learning something new about Distance Learning and want to position myself to provide my students with all the resources that they need to make this new school experience meaningful.

My Project

I have multiple printers at home that enable me to prepare a variety of materials for my students. Most lessons, posters, and printed items are printed and laminated for use by my students. They are accustomed to having a classroom tailored to their learning needs and I want to extend this standard to their home-based learning environments.

This project will provide needed classroom supplies to enable me to continue preparing and printing materials for my students as well as making it more convenient for me to remotely model lessons for them.

I am requesting paper, printer toner/ink, laminating pouches, velcro dots, and paper trimmer blades, all of which will allow me to prepare student materials without interruption and deliver them quickly to my students by U.S. mail. I am available to meet with my students online to explain math and reading concepts; therefore, having a document camera will equip me to model sample problems for them either through live presentations on Google Meet or screen recordings for on-demand viewing by students.

Thank you for considering this project.

Ms. Gates
Grades 3-5
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
Document Camera iOCHOW S1, High Definition Portable Scanner, Capture Size A3, Multi-Language OCR, English Article Recognition, USB, SDK & Twain for Office and Education Presentation $181.00 1 $181.00
Do it Wiser Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for Samsung MLT-D115L 115L Xpress M2830DW M2880FW M2870FW M2820DW M2670 M2620 M2620 (Black, 2-Pack) $33.30 3 $99.90
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 200-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-200) $28.83 2 $57.66
Hammermill Premium Laser Gloss 32lb Copy Paper, 8.5 x 11, 1 Pack, 300 Total Sheets, Made in USA, Sustainably Sourced From American Family Tree Farms, 94 Bright, Acid Free, 163110R $8.12 3 $24.36
Neenah Astrobrights Colored Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb/89 gsm,"Neon" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (20270) $13.94 1 $13.94
1000pcs 4/5" (20mm)Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook and Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes,White $9.99 1 $9.99
LETION A4 Paper Trimmer Titanium Scrapbooking with Automatic Security Safeguard for Standard Cutting of Paper,Photos Or Labels (Orange) $5.99 1 $5.99

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