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Mrs. Rankin from Cleveland OH is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Constructing the World through Geometry

My students need 40 compasses so that they can learn how to construct and understand geometric properties.

  • $189 goal

This project expired on September 26, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Everyday can be used to create a productive struggle. Students have learned to embrace a productive struggle that enhances learning. They look forward to it and have thrived because of it.

My students are honor students in an urban school district.

My students are enjoyable and bring a lot of different personalities to mathematics. They are able to look at math in a completely different way. My students are competitive and love to show their knowledge daily. The environment in which my students learn is a loving and supportive environment not only from staff but the students themselves. My students are eager to learn and gain new knowledge and are not scared to ask a question for greater understanding.

My Project

My students are transitioning to the Common Core mathematics standards. Having access to compasses and protractors my students will be able to construct and have a tangible knowledge of the mathematical concepts he/she will be required to know. Performing constructions will help the students see and visualize proofs and theorems that he/she will use throughout the course of his/her mathematics career.

This project will make a difference in my classroom because it will allow me to reach all of my students.

Not only will my students see and hear the concepts, they will construct the concepts which improve with information retention and will help the students construct his/her own knowledge of concepts.

Mrs. Rankin
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 85 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Plastic Safety Compass • Teachers' School Supply $2.89 40 $115.60

Materials cost

$115.60

Vendor shipping charges

$12.72

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.24

Total project goal

$188.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.29

11 Donors

-$188.29

Donations toward project cost

-$160.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.24

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$0.00

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