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Ms. Julie McDowell from Albuquerque NM is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dry Erase Markers for the Year!!

Help me give my students dry erase markers and mechanical pencils for our everyday lessons along with some craft supplies !

  • $203 goal

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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

Please help me give my students Expo dry erase markers, Bic Sparkle mechanical pencils, and various colors of glitter for our classroom. My students use dry erase markers all through out our day to day classroom activities! They practice math problems, spelling words and use daily on their visual schedules. We often use our whiteboards during both whole group and small group. Clearly, we will use these materials often in our classroom!

These dry erase markers would be used to the fullest extent in my classroom!

Mechanical pencils are the most popular reward chosen in my prize boxes. Students spend their weekly points earned by good behavior and hard work on a mechanical pencil from my prize box.

We are running low on a couple of colors of glitter for a holiday craft. Your continued support will allow my students to SPARKLE throughout the year!!

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 16/pk (81045) • Staples Advantage $12.83 4 $51.32
BIC Xtra Sparkle Mechanical Pencils, 0.7mm, Assorted, 24/Pk (MPLP241-BLK) • Staples Advantage $5.37 4 $21.48
Expo Low Odor Fine Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 8/pk (86601) • Staples Advantage $5.93 3 $17.79
ChenilleKraft Glitter Flakes, 8 oz, 1 Each • Staples Advantage $14.39 1 $14.39
Staples Moving & Storage Packing Tape with Dispenser, 1.88" x 54.6 Yds, Clear, 4/Rolls (31687) • Staples Advantage $10.39 1 $10.39
Pacon Spectra Glitter, Silver • Staples Advantage $9.20 1 $9.20
Pacon Spectra Glitter, Green • Staples Advantage $8.40 1 $8.40
Pacon Spectra Glitter, Red • Staples Advantage $7.19 1 $7.19

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