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Ms. Johnson from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Our Future Geometropolis

My students need reusable building blocks to create a Geometrocity to incorporate STEM in our classroom.

  • $607 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my school are from a variety of family backgrounds. They do not have a huge amount of opportunity to experience different types of things for a number of reasons. I strive to give them reasons to stay out of trouble, have new and different experiences and believe that they can be more than athletes and nurses to be successful.

I started an extra curricular activities committee because we had very little for the students to look forward to.

I also acquired a class pet through a pets in the classroom grant from Petco and have encouraged other teachers to do the same.

My Project

During our PSSA standardized testing I do a project with my students called Geometrocity. We use this to release the testing tension and destress after daily high stakes testing. The students do not view it as educational even though it is. I call it edutainment, because they remain entertained while being educated. After we complete the paper portion of the project last year we built the city we made from cardboard boxes that were given to us. But I would like to use something reusable this year so I can make this an annual event. My students were so proud of what they made last year that we invited the entire school in to see what we made!

Ms. Johnson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KEVA Maple: 800 Plank Set with 2 storage bags • AKJ Education $314.96 1 $314.96
KEVA Maple: 400 Plank Set • AKJ Education $116.76 1 $116.76
KEVA Structures: 200 Plank Set • AKJ Education $36.46 1 $36.46
Plank Houses • AKJ Education $5.07 2 $10.14

Materials cost

$478.32

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$515.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.97

Total project goal

$606.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$606.46

2 Donors

-$606.46

Donations toward project cost

-$515.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.97

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$0.00

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