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Ms. Mucik from Meriden CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Distant Learning Lesson Supplies

Help me give my students these materials to teach distant learning online with these educational materials.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach at a Title I high school in a priority district. All of the students receive free breakfast and lunch.

My classroom is a mixed grade-level, as well as a mixed academic-level classroom.

Therefore, my class includes English Language Learners, special education students, a large range of academic abilities, and many students who come from a struggling economic environment. These struggles have led to an increase in failing classes and students not attending school. And, often when these students do attend, they are extremely disengaged.

Our students, like all students, deserve learning opportunities and access to information to help them become successful, contributing members of society. Our students are full of passion, energy, and excitement. They take pride in their successes, especially when overcoming obstacles. They are always very excited to try new technology, but have extremely limited means to do so since most live around the poverty line. And, I take pride and joy in the challenge of finding ways to meet their personal needs to help them achieve.

My Project

As I teach photography from home these materials will truly help my students while we are distance learning together. The arts department does not have textbooks and many concepts that are normally taught in person now must be taught online. These books will demonstrate to my students exactly what the assignment is and my students will be fully engaged and focused while I teach using a color coded system.

My students will be able to see what I am writing and stay engaged in the activity.

With the purchase of these books and color coded system, I am able to create clear color coded assignments that align with due dates and the importance of the assignment. This system will carry into my classroom when we return. These learning materials will make a difference in my students' distant learning from home.

Ms. Mucik
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Classic CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) (2nd Edition) • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Clever Fox Planner PRO - 8.5 x 11" A4 Size Weekly & Monthly Life Planner and Gratitude Journal to Increase Productivity, Time Management and Hit Your Goals - Undated - Lasts 1 Year (Dark Pink) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
EasyPAG Mesh Wall File Holder 5 Tier Vertical Mount / Hanging Organizer with Bottom Flat Tray ,Black • Amazon Business $19.79 1 $19.79
Smart Phone Smart Photography: Simple techniques for taking incredible pictures with iPhone and Android • Amazon Business $13.39 1 $13.39
AmazonBasics Hanging Folders, Letter Size, Jewel-Tone Colors (Assorted), 25-Pack • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
AmazonBasics Legal/Wide Ruled 8-1/2 by 11-3/4 Legal Pad - Canary (50 Sheet Paper Pads, 12 pack) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Sticky Notes with Lines Lined Sticky Notes 4x6 Bright Multi Colors 6 Pads 45 Sheet/Pad • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Homeschool Distant Learning To Do List 3 x 5 Inches Vertical Check List Index Cards (Pack of 100) (Primary Brights, 3x5) • Amazon Business $9.94 1 $9.94

Materials cost

$150.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.17

Total project goal

$214.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.49

5 Donors

-$114.78

Donations toward project cost

-$104.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

match offer

-$91.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.04

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.90

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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