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Ms. Schley
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 10 donors
  • $0 still needed

Calculators for Everyone!

My students need TI-84 Plus graphing calculators identical to the ones they are expected to use for standardized testing.

My Students

My 7th and 8th-grade math classrooms are places of hard work and growth. Students come to class and despite their many struggles, they dedicate themselves every day to improving their math understanding.

I strive to create learning opportunities that push students to have a deeper understanding of the math content.

Together we work through challenging problems, cultural differences, and limited resource access. 83% of my students qualify for free and reduced lunch. These students can not afford the typical school supplies. Despite my school's best efforts, we can not always provide resources that students need and are expected to use on standardized testing.

My Project

My students need these requested TI-84 Plus graphing calculators. Having these new calculators will help me work towards my goal of having a graphing calculator for each student in my classroom.

Every year we focus on growth in the math classroom.

While my students have made huge gains over the course of the school year, when standardized testing seasons come, they are expected to use a calculator they have had to share with a partner and are not always in control of its functions.

My students can not afford to purchase their own calculators and my school can not afford to provide them with one. Currently, students have access to a basic function calculator every day and a set of ten graphing calculators to share.

These new calculators will help make sure every student knows how to "drive" the calculator. They will give students similar access to resources as their more affluent peers in other school districts.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TI-84 Plus School Pack (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $1,044.29 1 $1,044.29
TEXAS TI 84 PLUS YELLOW CALC • CDW-G $132.32 5 $661.60

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