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Ms. Kamolov-Jones from Las Vegas NV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Cuisenaire Rods for Mathematical Success!

Help me give my students Cuisenaire Rods for a hand-on experience to build a solid foundation in understanding fractions.

  • $349 goal

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My Students

I do all I can to teach through engagement and to inspire a love for learning with my students. Although many of our students face challenges inside and outside of the school environment, this does not hinder their eagerness to learn. They inspire me each day with their enthusiasm, and we create a classroom that serves as a safe space where they can take intellectual risks and develop deeper learning.

I am deeply passionate about mathematics, and my students have said that I am the first teacher to make them love math!

My Project

From year to year, one of the most difficult mathematical topics for my 4th graders to tackle is fractions. I continue to attend professional development trainings, read professional books, and find new methods in the hopes that I can be the best that I can be in providing support for students as they pursue understanding in this difficult topic. In my most recent Mathematical course, "Number Sense 201", the Cognitively Guided Instruction has continually been mentioned.

A child using a Direct Modeling strategy represents each set of numbers with concrete objects.

Since most students are in the Direct Modeling phase of Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI) at this age, concrete objects such as Cuisenaire Rods provide the path to success!

Ms. Kamolov-Jones
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 35 students.

10 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Cuisenaire Rods Small Group Classroom Set, Math Class, Teacher Aids, 155 Piece Wood Set • Amazon Business $24.99 6 $149.94
hand2mind Plastic Cuisenaire Rods Classroom Kit with Storage, Spark Kids' Interest in Math with Hands-on Learning, (Grades K-8), Color & Rod Correspond to a Specific Length (15 sets of 74 Pieces) • Amazon Business $89.95 1 $89.95

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