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Mrs. Hans from Memphis TN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creative Assessments

My students need Plickers cards, Eggsperts, dry erase foam blocks, and dry erase puzzle pieces to help make assessments fun.

  • $313 goal

This project expired on May 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach K-5 grade students at a low income school. Most of my students are on government assistance and receive free breakfast and lunch. My classes have 18 to 24 students who are eager to learn new things. The district gives only a small amount of money for school supplies, small instruments, and repair supplies for Elementary Music. My students love to be challenged with new activities. Many of my students have limited knowledge of the world outside their neighborhood and need more opportunities to learn, create, and grow.

My Project

The materials in this project are to make learning and assessments more fun for the students.

When the students are having fun, they learn more and show off what they know.

Having the foam blocks that we can write on will allow the students to work with different musical skills. I can use them in centers and use them to ask questions of the students. The write on puzzle pieces will allow students to work with rhythms, build melodies, work with musical forms, and vocabulary words just to name a few. The Plickers cards are assessment cards that the students use to answer multiple choice questions. I can use my iPad or phone to scan the students' responses and it automatically gives me feedback on how well the class understands the concept.

Mrs. Hans
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 420 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mind Sparks Foam Dry Erase Blocks • Amazon Business $10.36 8 $82.88
Educational Insights Wireless Eggspert 2.4 GHz • Amazon Business $79.03 1 $79.03
Carson Dellosa Key Education Write-On/Wipe-Off: 52 Blank Puzzle Pieces Manipulative (846039) • Amazon Business $12.48 4 $49.92
Plickers Student Cards – Set of 40 • Amazon Business $20.00 1 $20.00

Materials cost

$231.83

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$265.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.82

Total project goal

$312.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$312.13

1 Donor

-$312.13

Donations toward project cost

-$265.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.82

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$0.00

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