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  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

Challenging Every Mind

Help me give my students more materials to enrich their learning and challenge and engage all students.

My Students

A classroom’s environment will create the mood for learning. In our class, we make sure we have a positive atmosphere to foster learning, growing, and taking risks.

Our third graders are enthusiastic and energetic.

They love to be challenged, they love to share their knowledge, and they thrive by working well with others and creating a team environment. We are fortunate to have a wide variety of cultures so we can learn about each other and work with people who have different strengths and experiences.

My Project

As educators we know that there isn't a "one size fits all" when it comes to our students' learning. Because of that, we need to offer different ways to: reach, challenge, and engage our students. Students have different needs and each of those needs is important - whether they need more review, more hands-on experience, artistic engagement, repetition, or technology support. We want to make sure we provide that support for them to be successful.

The Dynamath and Storyworks are to add enrichment and challenge in both ELA and math for my students who have already grasped the current curriculum and are in need of a more rigorous challenge.

The books are to have a wide-level of reading material to match the large range of reading levels within my classroom. The art canvases are to add some fun and creativity for those students who express themselves through art. We will be studying about famous artists, creating and presenting Google Slides presentations to the class, and finally creating our own masterpiece on the canvases.

Of course, a great growth mindset is of utmost importance to set a successful classroom environment. I believe this is the foundation for all learning to take place. The inspirational posters will help to create a bright and happy room for all to learn.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Arteza 8"x10" Stretched White Blank Canvas, Bulk (Pack of 12), Primed 100% Cotton, for Painting, Acrylic Pouring, Oil Paint & Wet Art Media, Canvases for Professional Artist, Hobby Painters & Beginner • Amazon Business $23.99 5 $119.95
Storyworks, Grades 4-6 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $8.49 10 $84.90
Arteza Painting Canvas Panels, 8x10, Set of 14, Primed White, 100% Cotton with Recycled Board Core, for Acrylic, Oil, Other Wet or Dry Art Media, for Artists, Hobby Painters, Kids • Amazon Business $15.98 5 $79.90
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 2-3 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 1 $70.00
DynaMath, Grades 3-5 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $6.99 10 $69.90
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad with Dry Erase Surface, 20" x 23", White (563DE) • Staples Advantage $20.28 2 $40.56
Kindness Pack: Grades K-2 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $30.00 1 $30.00
Instant Personal Poster Sets: Read All About Me: 30 Big Write-and-Read Learning Posters Ready for Kids to Personalize and Display With Pride! • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
Teacher Created Resources What is Your Mindset? Bulletin Board (TCR8882) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Sproutbrite Classroom Kindness Posters for Decorations - Inspiration Growth Mindset and Empathy for Teacher and Students • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Sproutbrite Classroom Decorations - Motivational Posters - Educational and Inspirational Growth Mindset for Teacher and Students • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Let the Children March • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Sproutbrite Classroom Banner and Posters for Decorations - Educational, Motivational and Inspirational Growth Mindset for Teacher and Students • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Mod Podge Super Thick Gloss (8-Ounce), CS11297 • Amazon Business $5.84 1 $5.84

Materials cost

$594.40

Vendor shipping charges

$25.48

State sales tax

$54.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$713.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$125.86

Total project goal

$839.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$839.05

6 Donors

-$565.59

Donations toward project cost

-$502.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.37

Matching donations from our partners

-$248.20

Match offers toward project cost

-$210.97

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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This classroom project was brought to life by SONIC Drive-In and 7 other donors.

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