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Ms. Julie McDowell from Albuquerque NM is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Developing Critical Thinkers With the Use of Osmo Detective Agency

Help me give my students 3 Osmo Detective Agencies to learn about geography, landmarks, and local culture and 4 Big Joe bean bag chairs to inspire my hard working readers.

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a special education teacher to an amazing group of third and fourth graders all of which have their own unique qualities, talents and strengths. The students in my classroom also have their own unique set of challenges such as learning disabilities, emotional impairments, autism, ADHD, and physical/otherwise health impairment.

I believe EVERY child has the ability to be successful in school, regardless of age, race, ability or disability.

They deserve a classroom that is conducive to their learning needs.

My Project

The Osmo Detective Agency will allow my students the ability to develop focus, observation skills, and attention to detail. Students work together to solve puzzles, analyze data, and work out solutions in 7 cities.

It will inspire my students to DREAM BIG and let them know the world is so much bigger than the city that they live in.

Each student will use the technology that we have so graciously been given to explore the world! Learn about famous cities, their landmarks, history, and culture. Discover hundreds of clues in famous cities from around the world, including Paris, Beijing, New York, and more!

This is a fresh, exciting way for students to be actively engaged and to take charge of their learning. The Big Joe Bean Bag chairs will allow for more flexible seating options in our reading center. It also provides for optimal learning experiences!

Ms. Julie McDowell
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 22 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Osmo Detective Agency (Base Required) • Amazon Business $39.99 3 $119.97
Big Joe 645602 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Stretch Limo Black • Amazon Business $39.88 2 $79.76
Big Joe 645182 Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Zebra • Amazon Business $35.16 2 $70.32
Big Joe Comfort Research Megahh (UltimaX) Bean Bags Refill, 100 L • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00

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