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Ms. Van Orden from Riverton UT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Calculators for Problem Solvers

Help me give my students Texas Instrument calculators to help our problem solving skills.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the best students there are! They are often volunteering to help each other learn. They encourage learning from both themselves and others. Each of our students is amazing at a continued growth mindset, making even large challenges seem doable.

I teach creative students who strive to be problem solvers.

No one is required to bring in supplies, so sometimes we lack needed supplies to help everyday learning be both engaging and child-centered. Supplies can really help these students succeed.

They love art, STEM, science, and reading.

My Project

Students will use the calculators everyday to problem solve everyday real-life problems. We don't have enough calculators for everyone to use. I am asking for 10 TI-15 calculators to supplement the few I already have in the classroom. These calculators are designed for upper elementary students. This will give my students a way to check their work they do on paper pencil including fraction equations which is one of our big skills in 5th grade.

With a set of TI-15 calculators, my students will be able to solve a wide array of equations, use them for problem solving, and develop problems for others to solve.

Calculators give students a way to double check their work and give them the boost of confidence to know they are learning. Providing the students with the calculator will help them be more successful as they tackle these real-life problems as well as daily assignments.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TI-15 Explorer Teacher Kit • Nasco $199.95 1 $199.95

Materials cost

$199.95

Vendor shipping charges

$20.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$252.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.64

Total project goal

$297.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.59

2 Donors

-$272.59

Donations toward project cost

-$231.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.89

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

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$0.00

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