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Ms. Nieves from Jersey City NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

COVID Can't Stop the Learning!

Help me give my students the book Wonder and essential school supplies needed to be successful and to continue thriving during distance learning.

  • $710 goal

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My Students

My students attend a wonderful K-5 urban Title 1 school in New Jersey. Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus our students have to be taught remotely from home. Many lack the resources and materials needed to be successful during this stressful time.

My goal during distance learning is to continue inspiring my students to be avid readers and writers.

I would love create a home learning experience that allows them to be productive and engaged at all times. A classroom away from the classroom. A distance learning experience that promotes inspiration, wonder, and innovation.

My students all have different learning needs and styles, but we all come together as one when the love of education is evident in a setting that nurtures such goals.

My Project

My students are an amazing group of kids that are devoted to exploring, engaging, and discovering the world around them. During this time of distance learning I would love for them to continue this trajectory. I am requesting copies of the book Wonder so that my students can explore the world of Auggie Pullman and truly understand the power of "When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind." To provide a story that will captivate my students and build their empathy of others. To build kindness and allow them to find the beauty within what makes us all different.

My students will be able to experience, grow, and learn from the characters depicted in this story.

This book will allow for my students to gain a further appreciation for reading and the author's writing style.

This donation will ensure that my students have the basic supplies and a wonderfully written novel that will support them during distance learning.

My students will be beyond appreciative and surprised to receive these materials. Help me put a much deserving SMILE on my students face!

Ms. Nieves
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wonder $9.73 28 $272.44
Madisi Washable Markers, Broad Line Markers, 24 Colors, Classroom Bulk Pack, 336 Count $47.98 2 $95.96
TICONDEROGA Pencils, Wood-Cased, Unsharpened, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) $9.95 4 $39.80
Color Swell Crayons Bulk Packs - 36 Boxes of 24 Vibrant Colored Crayons of Teacher Quality Durable Classroom Pack for Kids Students Party Favors $35.99 1 $35.99
Color Swell Colored Pencils Bulk Pack 30 Sets 12 Count Assorted Vibrant Pre-Sharpened Colors 360 Total Perfect for Kids, Teachers and Classrooms $35.00 1 $35.00
HILELIFE Pencil Sharpener - 6 Pack Pencil Sharpener Manual, Number 2 Pencils Drawing Pencils Colored Pencil Sharpeners 2 Holes Hand Held Pencil Sharpener for Kids $6.49 5 $32.45
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Clear, Washable, 5 Ounces, 24 Count - Great for Making Slime $25.11 1 $25.11
Party Tote Bags, 36 Pcs Non Woven Party Gift Favor Bag with Handles, 10 x13 Inch, 9 Colors $13.99 1 $13.99
Elmers Washable No-Run School Glue, 4 oz, 1 Bottle (E304) - Pack of 2 $6.99 2 $13.98

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