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Ms. Holt from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Daily Snacks and Supplies for the Scholars.

Help me give my students snacks daily and supplies to improve student productivity and inspire creativity!

  • $4,870 goal

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My Students

This is my third year as an educator and I teach Math to middle school students in Oklahoma City. Most of my students come from low-income families and receive free or reduced-price lunch.

Our students are often resistant to reading, writing, and learning on an empty stomach, but when they are exposed to high-interest materials, food, supplies and a comfortable environment, they are motivated to read, write, and take ownership of their learning!

I am working on compiling workbooks to teach my students.

My goal is for my students to reach and exceed their grade level! I want to accomplish this by first making my classroom hospitable, conducive to hearing and seeing the instruction in hand and a pleasurable room to learn. Help me provide a great environment that my students will cherish!

My Project

Our students are often resistant to reading, writing, and learning on an empty stomach, but when they are exposed to high-interest materials, food, supplies and a comfortable environment, they are motivated to read, write, and take ownership of their learning!

It's my belief that you cannot get students to learn until you first get them to enjoy coming to class.

Some of that is accomplished by creating a welcoming environment. My students currently attend school in a building many decades old and currently being renovated. Our students are used to having second-hand and outdated supplies, so I'd love for once, to be able to give them something new and special. Help me make my middle school Math classroom their favorite classroom, and therefore, their most effective classroom!

Help me do this by providing food and supplies to improve student productivity and inspire creativity!

I would love for my classroom to be comfortable and motivate all of my students to want to learn.

With your help, I'd love to create an atmosphere that is both welcoming and engaging, is productivity-inspiring, and that is a safe space where my students feel confident expressing themselves and being vulnerable to making mistakes, especially while adjusting to our district changes.

Ms. Holt
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 75 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Texas Instruments TI-36X Pro 16-Digit Scientific Calculator, Black • $21.59 30 $647.70
Alera Adjustable Storage Cabinet, Black, 4-Shelf, 36"W x 18"D x 72"H • Staples $529.99 1 $529.99
$100 Gift Card for Educational Resources on Teachers Pay Teachers • Teachers Pay Teachers $100.00 5 $500.00
Staples 3-Drawer Vertical File Cabinet, Locking, Letter, Black, 19.88"D (24874D) • Staples $289.99 1 $289.99
Honeywell Cash Box, 9 Compartments, Black (6213DG) • Staples $149.99 1 $149.99
Staples Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 400/Pack (25496) • Staples $46.99 3 $140.97
Break Box Party Snack Mix, Assorted, 45/Box (700-S0003) • Staples $49.99 2 $99.98
Break Box Big Party Snack Mix, Assorted, 75/Pack (700-S0026) • Staples $94.99 1 $94.99
Gold Medal Mega Pop Popcorn, Butter, 8 Oz., 36/Carton (2836) • Staples $44.49 2 $88.98
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 128GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive, Black/Red (SDCZ60-128G-A46) • Staples $16.97 5 $84.85
Break Box KIND Bar Snack Mix, Assorted, 22/Box (700-S0021) • Staples $59.99 1 $59.99
Learning Advantage - Money Kit • Teachers' School Supply $54.99 1 $54.99
3M 9495LE Adhesive Transfer Tape - 6 in. x 15 ft. Double Coated Polyester Tape Roll with 300LSE Laminating Adhesive. Sealants and Adhesives • Amazon Business $46.52 1 $46.52
Fritos Chili Cheese Corn Chips, 2 oz. Bags, 64 Bags/Box • Staples $44.49 1 $44.49
Staples Brights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Bright Orange, 250/Pack (21108) • Staples $21.99 2 $43.98
Break Box Dorm Room Survival Snack Mix, Assorted, 55/Box (700-00014) • Staples $43.49 1 $43.49
Staples Brights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Bright Yellow, 250/Pack (21107) • Staples $21.49 2 $42.98
Keebler Snack Mix, Variety, 45/Carton (220-00406) • Staples $42.49 1 $42.49
Neenah Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", 96 Brightness, Bright White, 250 Sheets/Pack (91904) • Staples $13.74 3 $41.22
Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Markers - 16 Color Set • Teachers' School Supply $41.11 1 $41.11
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, Cheddar, 1.5 Oz., 72/Carton (13539) • Staples $38.49 1 $38.49
Slim Jim Beef and Cheese, 1.5 oz, 18 Count • Staples $37.49 1 $37.49
Pringles Variety Pack 1.6 lbs. 2 Packs of 18 (220-00407) • Staples $36.49 1 $36.49
Slim Jim Original Smoked Snack Stick, 0.97 oz, 24 Count • Staples $33.49 1 $33.49
Cheez-It Crackers, Cheese, 1.5 oz., 60/Carton (12261) • Staples $32.49 1 $32.49
Jack Link's Teriyaki Beef Steak, 1 oz, 12 Count • Staples $31.99 1 $31.99
Betty Crocker Fruit Roll-Ups, Strawberry/Tropical Tie-Dye, 0.5 Oz., 72/Pack (49582) • Staples $31.49 1 $31.49
Educational Math Posters for Toddlers Kids with Glue Point Dot for Elementary Middle School Classroom, Teach Multiplication Division Addition Subtraction Fractions and More (Various Style,8 Pieces) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
SanDisk Ultra 128GB USB 3.0 Portable Drive (SDCZ48-128G-A46) • Staples $26.97 1 $26.97
Austin Variety Pack Crackers, Assorted Flavors, 1.8 oz., 36/Box (7978310104) • Staples $12.99 2 $25.98
BROOKSIDE Dark Chocolate Acai and Blueberry Flavors, 21 Ounces, 2/BD (HEC91145) • Staples $25.49 1 $25.49
P3 Chipotle Peanuts, Original Beef Jerky, and Sunflower Kernels, 3/Pack (GEN02029) • Staples $8.49 3 $25.47
Kar's Nuts, Trail Mix, 24/Box (08361) • Staples $23.99 1 $23.99
Grandma's Mini Vanilla Creme Cookies, 3.71 oz. bags, 24/Bx • Staples $22.99 1 $22.99
Austin Zoo Animal Crackers, Original, 2 oz., 36/Carton (10022) • Staples $22.49 1 $22.49
3M 467MP Clear Adhesive Transfer Tape, 6" Width x 5yd Length (1 roll) • Amazon Business $21.92 1 $21.92
Nabisco  Honey Maid Honey Graham Crackers Value Pack, 14.4 oz, 4 Boxes/Pack  (220-00442) • Staples $21.49 1 $21.49
Staples Cover Stock Paper, 67 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Gray, 250/Pack (82994) • Staples $7.00 3 $21.00
TRU RED Hanging File Folders, 5-Tab, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 25/Box (TR875411) • Staples $18.54 1 $18.54
Grandma's Cookies, Variety, 36/Carton (FRI14867) • Staples $17.49 1 $17.49
Cheez-It Snap’d Variety Pack Chips, Assorted, 42/Carton (KEE11501) • Staples $16.99 1 $16.99
Sproutbrite Classroom Decoration Banner Poster Pack - Growth Mindset Wall Display • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Staples Counterfeit Pens, Black, 12/Pack (43373) • Staples $15.49 1 $15.49
MVP Variety Pack, 28.1 oz., 28/Box (KEE11461) • Staples $14.99 1 $14.99
Blulu 12 Pieces Educational Math Posters for Kids with 80 Glue Point Dot for Elementary and Middle School Classroom Teach Multiplication Division Addition Subtraction Fractions Decimals, 16 x 11 Inch • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
TRU RED Reinforced Hanging File Folders, 5-Tab, Letter Size, Blue/Green/Red/Orange/Yellow, 25/Box (TR18654) • Staples $14.29 1 $14.29
Staples Cover Stock Paper, 67 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Blue, 250/Pack (82992) • Staples $7.03 2 $14.06
Black Forest Fruit Medleys Mixed Pouch, Pack of 40 (FER47149) • Staples $13.79 1 $13.79
Motivational Posters for Classroom, Inspirational Quotes Posters for Students Teachers Classroom Decorations 12 x 16 Inches (10 Pack) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Nabisco Fun Shapes Snack Multi-Pack, 20/CT • Staples $10.99 1 $10.99

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