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Ms. Garst from Denver CO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Color-Enhancing Math Education

My students need highlighters to enhance their visual learning and presentation.

  • $211 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school are amazing, brilliant, resilient learners!

The young men and women in my classroom show up every day eager and ready to learn regardless of any adversity they have at home; and deserve to engage in their learning without the burden of worrying if they have adequate supplies.

They bring a pride and respect for their community and their school. The school is more than a place for learning for them, it is a beacon in the community. The school is the oldest high school in the city and boasts a legendary legacy of creating leaders and change activists.

My Project

In my classroom, students are encourage to take risks while learning. This learning many times is investigatory and messy which leads to deeper understanding of the math structures needed to be successful.

Interactive Math Notebooks are used to allow students the structure and flexibility to solidifying their learning in their notebooks; using color-coding, highlighting and color to emphasize learning engages visual learners.

Note-taking is a skill students need to continue to build and refine as they continue through high school and into their college and careers to be successful. Being able to teach these soft-skills of success in my classroom is as important as teaching the required math standards. Blending note-taking and mathematical learning is a way to move all learning and engagement forward.

Ms. Garst
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Paper Mate Clearpoint Color Lead Mechanical Pencils, 0.7mm, Assorted Colors, 6 Count • Amazon Business $10.42 6 $62.52
Shuttle Art 16 Pack Bible Safe Gel Highlighter study kit • Amazon Business $10.66 4 $42.64
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.68 7 $32.76

Materials cost

$137.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$178.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.56

Total project goal

$210.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$210.38

1 Donor

-$105.19

Donations toward project cost

-$89.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.78

match offer

-$105.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.78

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$0.00

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