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Ms. Martinez from Huntington Park CA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Design Thinking Classroom!

I need to attend a Design Thinking conference to evolve my teaching to help prepare my students for the careers of the future.

  • $1,290 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love to read, create and learn. I teach a second-grade class formed with 10 girls and 10 boys whose parents may not have the financial resources or time available to provide them with the skills and material needed to prepare them for the careers of the future.

I want to help create future innovators and breakthrough thinkers.

I love to create lessons that connect how the real world problem-solves and what one can do through Design Thinking.

My Project

Through this professional development on Design Thinking, I will be able to provide my students with many lessons and opportunities to use the design thinking process to identify and solve problems by creating new, useful or imaginative solutions.

Design Thinking will help my students develop a growth mindset and important problem solving, analytical and spatial thinking skills.

All important skills that they will need to be successful in their future careers.

The Design Thinking professional development will equip me with the tools, knowledge, and support I need to embrace creativity and making in my classroom to improve my students' performance, engagement, and learning.

Ms. Martinez
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging New Orleans lodging $300.00
Trip package Equity-Centered Design Thinking and Innovative Mindsets (Registration Fees Only) $550.00
Food New Orleans Food $50.00
Transportation New Orleans Flight $150.00

Trip cost

$1,050.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,095.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$193.37

Total project goal

$1,289.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,289.12

1 Donor

-$75.00

Donations toward project cost

-$75.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$1,200.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,020.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$180.13

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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