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Ms. Walker from Dallas TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Calling All Engineers!

Help me give my students Magna-tiles in order to use their creativity and engineering skills when building their Utopian City.

  • $713 goal

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My Students

After attending last week's CAST Conference for Texas Science Teachers here in Dallas, I saw so many things my students needed to be in with the best schools in Texas.

My students are actively preparing for lifelong learning, and it is tough for them since English is their second language.

These kids are bright and look forward to each and every new lesson brought to them in every area of the school. They love exploring new topics, actively participating in hands-on experiments, and reading aloud to anyone who will listen!

We are an urban school with low socio-economic status, but that doesn't stop us from giving every minute we have to improve​ our grades, our goals, and our impact on humanity. Our school is culturally diverse, which makes for a great global learning experience.

We are an accredited dual language school whose classes mandate that English is taught just as much, if not more than Spanish. We fulfill the "whole child" philosophy and make sure each child feels safe and loved. Truly, no child is left behind!

Even with that much going for us, we need your help so we can soar to even greater heights!

My Project

Moving into the second semester of our Talented and Gifted classes require some engineering and creativity. Magna-tiles will really help make all of these projects worthwhile.

All of my grade levels, Kindergarten through 5th grade, have to create and/or build a structure of some sort from a Utopian Village to a place where their chosen animal can survive to an art piece that Picasso could have made.

These tiles are wonderful for all grade levees, especially the younger ones whose patience is not mature enough to wait for popsicle sticks to dry, which is the material I have been using in the past. These Magna-tiles were used in every session I went to at the STEM CAST convention last month and I know they will have a huge impact on my classes and their final projects.

Ms. Walker
Grades PreK-2
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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles(r) Metropolis 110-Piece Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $116.99 3 $350.97
Magna-Tiles(r) 28 Piece Mixed Colors House & Car Expansion Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $58.48 3 $175.44
Magna-Tiles(r) Car Expansion Set (Set of 2) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.49 3 $40.47

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