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Ms. Nelson from Concord CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Current Events

Help me give my students TIME For Kids and Map Skills for Today magazines to learn about the world around them!

  • $229 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The other day, I was talking with a student and he told me, "Everyone always says I have potential. They say it, but that's it. Nothing happens."

While it is true, all of my students have amazing potential, they feel stuck in special education.

Their deficits frustrate them, and they feel like they cannot learn, but the passion for learning is there, it just needs to be discovered.

To quote Ignacio Estrada:

"If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn."

My Project

It is important to know what is going on in the world around us. With access to TIME For Kids and Map Skills for Today, my students will be able to learn about current events through text they can access. There are also great activities that can really support student understanding.

Through class discussions, my students will continue to develop their critical thinking skills.

These articles will open up great discussion topics.

Through structured support, I will teach them to ask questions, share opinions, and accept different viewpoints. TIME For Kids magazine is a great foundation for students to expand their knowledge and better understand the world around them!

Ms. Nelson
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Map Skills for Today: Grade 5 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $4.95 15 $74.25
TIME For Kids - Grade 5-6 with Teacher's Guide and financial bonus issues • TIME for Kids $4.50 15 $67.50

Materials cost

$141.75

Vendor shipping charges

$7.42

State sales tax

$12.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.13

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$194.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.28

Total project goal

$228.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$228.55

3 Donors

-$228.55

Donations toward project cost

-$194.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.28

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$0.00

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