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Mrs. Baransky from Meriden CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ciphers in Math

Help me give my students a unique and fun way of doing organized math activities. Ciphers will be a great addition to our Escape Room adventures!

  • $237 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students go to an urban school with a variety of socio-economic backgrounds. My students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. My students struggle with remembering mathematical concepts and most do no not have opportunities to practice mathematical skills outside of the classroom setting.

Mathematical concepts can be learned through fun, exciting activities.

My students need to experience math in new, exciting ways that will enable them to meet with success. My students do not have a strong belief in themselves when it comes to mathematical concepts.

My Project

These materials will help us stay organized in our table groups and will get us started on our escape room adventures.

Can you use your math skills to escape the math room?

We are always learning new ways to solve math problems. We are going to bring some excitement into our math classes by using escape room fun. We will be solving math problem and using those answers to solve riddles, puzzles and unlock secret boxes.

Metal boxes will be locked and our adventure will begin with the anticipation of cracking the code and solving our teacher’s riddles and questions.

Mrs. Baransky
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mini Runes Cipher for Escape Rooms • Amazon Business $26.99 4 $107.96
Metal Lock Box with Folding Handle and Stackable Design- Durable Portable Locking Storage to Secure Valuables, Cash, Jewelry, Knives, More by Stalwart • Amazon Business $11.63 3 $34.89
MyGift Mesh Metal Desktop 3 Compartment Office Supplies Organizer/Magazine & Document Rack • Amazon Business $25.98 1 $25.98

Materials cost

$168.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$201.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.53

Total project goal

$236.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$236.89

2 Donors

-$236.89

Donations toward project cost

-$201.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.53

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$0.00

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