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Ms. Prescott from Reading PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Digital Creations/Explanations on Display

My students need colored ink, and other creative tools such as pencils, markers and glue to embellish their digitally created infographics for our evening of Science.

  • $354 goal

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My Students

The students I serve are much more than the stigma of a school district that is nestled in, what was only a few years back, recognized as the poorest small city in the country. Many are from bilingual, low-income families, some of whom have recently relocated to the United States.

Although I serve a financially disadvantaged community, with 97% of our school's population living in poverty, it saddens me that my students are provided with resources that pale in comparison to more affluent neighboring school districts.

Similar to any individual in their age group, my students are inherently curious and creative individuals, who each have a unique perspective on the way the world works. An important part of my time with my students is helping them to realize how wonderful their perspectives are, and offering each of them opportunities to shine!

My Project

With our academic year quickly coming to an end, my students will be hosting a celebration of our year's learnings with an evening of science for our families. Student-led demonstrations will feature various concepts that we have explored throughout the year in Physical Science.

Materials from this project such as the colored printer ink and poster board will help my students create a visual display of their digitally created infographics which will provide an explanation for the phenomenon that they are sharing with their audience.

Having display boards at their demonstration table will assist my students in their explanations for what they are presenting. The pencils, markers and glue will help my students go beyond the digital representation of their knowledge created with Google Drawing,

This will be a fantastic family event to round out our year together. Thank you for your consideration of this project which is a balance of scientific undsersanding with their use of technology.

Ms. Prescott
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Prismacolor MAIN-87676 Scholar Colored Pencils, 60-Count • Amazon Business $14.25 8 $114.00
Pacon Foam Board 20-in. x 30-in., 10 Sheets, White (5510) • Amazon Business $21.32 3 $63.96
HP 62XL Tri-color High Yield Original Ink Cartridge (C2P07AN) • Amazon Business $42.48 1 $42.48
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 2 $19.92
2 sets of Sharpie 8 Count Chisel Tip Assorted Colored Markers • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
Bulk Buy: Elmers Washable School Glue 1.25 Ounces E301 (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69

Materials cost

$266.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$300.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.10

Total project goal

$354.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.00

10 Donors

-$353.82

Donations toward project cost

-$300.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.92

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

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$0.00

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