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Mrs. Virrueta from S Lake Tahoe CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Counting Our Way to Success!

My students need a coin counting book, dice, ten frames, counters, and spinners to build their understanding of numbers and money.

  • $259 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I feel so fortunate to have the privilege of being a Dual Language Immersion teacher at an incredible elementary school in California. Our school offers a unique two-way immersion program with the goal of fostering children’s development of fluency in communication and literacy in two languages, English and Spanish. I am thrilled to be part of this two-way immersion program and believe strongly in its goals. My students are amazing! They are learning to read, write, speak and listen in both Spanish and English as well as reaching for mastery of all academic content standards, including math and science.

We value our students and their families and stress the importance of building community and appreciating differences in culture.

My class is comprised of English Language Learners and students learning to speak Spanish for the first time. My students enjoy working together and helping each other become more proficient in their new language. I love seeing my students turn to each other and ask “Como se dice…” or “How do you say...” because that shows me they are building relationships and learning together!

My Project

I am requesting materials that will support and enhance the math portion of my classroom. My students are eager to learn from the moment they first walk into our classroom and love math time. The ten frames and double-sided counters that I am requesting will help make learning how to count more hands-on and visual for all my students. They can use the ten frames and counters to build number sense, learn to count with one-to-one correspondence to twenty, and learn simple addition and subtraction. The blank dice and spinners I am requesting will help me differentiate our math centers and lessons to best fit the needs of all my students. I will be able to make dice specifically for students who are still working on numbers 1-5 while challenging other students who are ready for numbers 11-20. These materials will help my students develop a strong understanding of numbers, which is important before introducing money and financial literacy with The Coin Counting Book.

I want all my students to gain a love for math!

My students could use all of these materials to learn in a hands-on and engaging way. Help me instill in my students a love for math through this project!

Mrs. Virrueta
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Advantage 26203 Plastic Ten Frame Set • Amazon Business $28.92 2 $57.84
Carson-Dellosa Publishing Differentiated Instruction Cubes • Amazon Business $19.39 2 $38.78
Learning Advantage 7350 Transparent Spinners (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $10.19 3 $30.57
EAI Education Two-Color Counters: Red/Yellow - Set of 1000 • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
The Coin Counting Book • Amazon Business $7.65 1 $7.65
Nakimo 16MM Blank White Dice for Board Games, DIY, Fun, and Teaching, Pack of 50 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$171.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$220.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.84

Total project goal

$258.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$258.92

6 Donors

-$254.74

Donations toward project cost

-$216.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.06

match offer

-$4.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$3.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.60

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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