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Ms. H. from Paterson NJ is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Couponing for a Budget

My students need scissors, paper, paper cutter, 3 Chromebooks, pens, a couponing book, couponing binder, speakers, carrying bag, laminater, and pencils for couponing.

  • $1,325 goal

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My Students

My students are 2nd-8th graders that have been accepted into the Gifted and Talented academy for our district.

Our school is 100% free breakfast and lunch.

Most of my students do not have computers at home, which means students need to learn about technology and resources in the classroom. Since the students are in low income areas they do not have access to a lot of extra food.

My Project

I have a love for couponing that I think my students would benefit from. I would like to teach my 7th and 8th graders about financial literacy through couponing and reading sales papers. Everything is offered digitally now a days and my vision is to get my students to check out sales papers online using chromebooks and comparing them to the coupons in the papers. They would be able to create digital lists in Google and share with others or use pen and paper to write the lists down. Using the paper, scissors and coupon envelopes they would be able to print out coupons that go along with the sales to take to the store. It would also be great to watch videos on couponing and creating the videos to teach all the students in the school about how to save money.

Through couponing and getting some inspiration from extreme couponing these students will be able to live on a budget and eat like they were living the luxurious life.

The older students will also be able to create a blog and videos talking about saving money to inspire others in the school and community.

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Ms. H.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ASUS Chromebook 13-Inch HD with Gigabit WiFi, 16GB Storage & 2GB RAM (Light Blue) • Amazon $199.00 3 $597.00
[3*USB 3.0 + 1*Gigabit Ethernet Adapter] Inateck 3 Ports USB 3.0 Hub Bus-Powered Hub with RJ45 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Converter LAN Wired Network Adapter for Laptops, Ultrabooks and Tablet PCs with USB Ports • Amazon $22.99 3 $68.97
Cynthia Rowley Copy Paper 8-1/2 x 11", Letter Size, 500 Sheets/Ream, 10 Reams/Carton • $39.99 1 $39.99
3 Pk, BAZIC Poly String Envelope - 2 Per Pack (Coupon/Check Size) • Amazon $19.99 2 $39.98
Logitech Z313 Speaker System • Amazon $33.99 1 $33.99
Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player • Amazon $32.49 1 $32.49
Scotch Thermal Laminator 2 Roller System (TL901) • Amazon $30.22 1 $30.22
AmazonBasics 13.3-Inch Laptop Sleeve • Amazon $9.99 3 $29.97
Fiskars Recycled 12-Inch Bypass Trimmer (01-005452) • Amazon $29.95 1 $29.95
TeckNet Nano Cordless Optical Mouse M002 2.4 GHz, Grey • Amazon $9.97 3 $29.91
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminating Pouches - 8.9-Inch x 11.4-Inch (100-Pack) • Amazon $12.99 2 $25.98
Scotch Precision Scissor, 8-Inches (1448) • Amazon $5.72 4 $22.88
3-Ring Coupon Organizer Binder - Keep Calm • Amazon $19.99 1 $19.99
AmazonBasics 15.6-Inch Laptop and Tablet Bag • Amazon $14.99 1 $14.99
Coupon Binder Pages - 50 Page Assortment + Bonus Sleeve • Amazon $14.53 1 $14.53
BIC Pencil Xtra Sparkle 0.7mm, Assorted Barrels, 24/Pack • $7.13 2 $14.26
Extreme Couponing: Learn How to Be a Savvy Shopper and Save Money... One Coupon At a Time • Amazon $11.28 1 $11.28
Lolliz 48 Pack of Gel Pens • Amazon $9.95 1 $9.95
TOPS Second Nature Recycled Scratch Pad, Unruled, 4 x 6 Inches, 100-Sheets per Pad (12 Pads per Pack) (74716) • Amazon $7.99 1 $7.99
Avery Style Edge Insertable Plastic Dividers, 8-Tabs, 1 Set (11201) • Amazon $5.49 1 $5.49

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