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Mr. Halterman from Gardner MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Captivating Visuals Make For Student Learning

My students need a Cricut to make visuals that meet the needs of English Language Learners and students on the Autism Spectrum!

  • $538 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an amazing group of 46 boys and girls. We have begun our year learning about each other through ice breakers and student involvement activities. This group is working hard to overcome language barriers, socio-economic barriers, and personal differences. They have each accepted that we are doing a kindness challenge this year to make us better people. That is what the world needs!

I am lucky to teach two very unique groups this year: English Language Learners and students on the Autism Spectrum.

I have already witnessed the compassion that students have for each other when overcoming obstacles that other students have (and it’s only day 4)! I cannot wait to see how these students develop into life-long learners.

My Project

As my first year working with English Language Learners (ELLs) and students on the Autism spectrum (ASD), I have learned the importance of meaningful, captivating visuals. Unfortunately, these visuals take an abundance of time and effort to make. With a Cricut, I will be able to cut down on the time needed to make these visuals and allow students to also develop visuals on their own.

I am sure that the visual connections to vocabulary, spelling, and comprehensive skills will benefit all of my students tremendously.

This product would be an amazing asset to student learning in my classroom.

Students will also develop visuals in the classroom which will lead to a first-hand exposure to vocabulary. This will create a connection that enhances the understanding of new language and focus on deeper meaning of words.

Mr. Halterman
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 46 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cricut Maker Bundle - 40 Sheets of Vinyl/Transfer Tape and Basic Tool Kit • Amazon Business $420.75 1 $420.75

Materials cost

$420.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$457.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.66

Total project goal

$537.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$537.72

18 Donors

-$502.72

Donations toward project cost

-$427.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.41

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

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$0.00

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