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Mrs. A. from Durham NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Store

The cost of Classroom Store Works software (to be purchased at, cash box, stock of pens, pencils and highlighters (from Quill Corporation); erasers (from Dick Blick Art Materials and Nasco); and Pencil: Read and Succeed and Read & Find Friends In Books (from Highsmith, Inc.)is $404, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I teach a third/fourth grade combination class (all subjects) with ESL inclusion at a Title I school in Durham, NC. Fourteen of my 23 students are ESL students. I would like to start a classroom store for school supplies so that my students can utilize the math skills that are part of the third grade curriculum. I have found that when the skills are taught in isolation, students have a harder time maintaining the skill. I think a classroom store will provide real life experience, making learning math skills relative to their lives. It will spark an interest in math and give students a daily review of money, addition, subtraction, time, place value, and multiplication skills. In addition to providing students with a valuable learning experience, I would like to use any profits from the store to help students who can't afford to pay for field trips. Many times, if a parent can't afford to pay for a field trip, they will just not give a child permission to go because they are too proud. I want to help reduce the cost and pay for students who can't afford another very valuable learning experience. In order to make this store happen, I will need a copy of Classroom Store Works software, a locking cash box, a gross of pencils, a gross of erasers, and a gross of pens and other school supplies. This gift will continue to help students for years to come.

Mrs. A.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
CASH BOX,W/COMBINATION LOCK -- Combination lock cash; 3 1/8Hx11 1/4Wx7 1/2"D • Quill Corporation $24.29 1 $24.29
MAJOR ACCENT HIGHLIGHTER -- Sanford Major Accent Highlighters; Fluorescent Yellow • Quill Corporation $5.93 6 $35.58
MAJOR ACCENT HIGHLIGHTER -- Sanford Major Accent Highlighters; Turquoise • Quill Corporation $5.93 6 $35.58
Pencil: Read and Succeed and Read • Highsmith Inc. $5.10 6 $30.60
Pencil: Find Friends In Books • Highsmith Inc. $5.10 6 $30.60
Assorted Pencil Top Erasers (Assorted Pencil Top Erasers) • Dick Blick Art Materials $5.09 1 $5.09
ARROWHEAD ERASERS BX144 • Nasco $4.50 1 $4.50
Soft Pink Beveled Eraser (Eraser, Box of 12, Large) • Dick Blick Art Materials $3.22 12 $38.64
DIXON TICONDEROGA PENCIL #2.5 -- Dixon Ticonderoga Pencils; #2-1/2, Yellow Finish • Quill Corporation $1.79 12 $21.48
PAPERMATE OFFICE PEN, FINE POINT -- Papermate Ball Point Stick Pens; Fine Point, Black • Quill Corporation $0.98 12 $11.76
Classroom Store Works • $39.95 1 $39.95

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