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Ms. Hagood from Decatur AL is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Down on the Farm

Help me give my students a hands-on learning opportunity down on the farm!

  • $532 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach a self-contained autism unit at a school with 2 other self-contained special education teachers. All three of us work closely together to provide students with age-appropriate opportunities to grasp academic, social, and environmental concepts. Our students require repetitious modeling and continuous visual supports. In order to provide our student with optimal learning opportunities, we need to be able to give them real-life experiences that increase their background knowledge. Many of our students lack working memory skills, therefore increasing background knowledge with hands-on modeling and experiences is so vital to gain academic success.

My Project

This field trip will support our students with a hands-on learning experience with agricultural vocabulary and build independent living skills. Down on the farm trip will increase our students’ background knowledge and provide them with an unforgettable experience. Due to our students' intellectual needs, our students need scaffolding, modeling, and visual supports to make progress and gain more knowledge about desired topics such as animals/livestock, growing and playing, animal and plant life cycles and cells. Agriculture is the heartbeat of the south and is such an important content area to discuss with our students. Please help us provide our students with this opportunity.

Ms. Hagood
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Lyons Farm $200.00
Transportation Decatur City Schools $215.50

Trip cost

$415.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$451.73

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.72

Total project goal

$531.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$531.45

8 Donors

-$472.92

Donations toward project cost

-$404.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.94

match offer

-$55.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$46.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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