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Mrs. Lonczak from Springfield MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Durable Materials Last Longer!

Help me give my students durable materials to ensure that resources last longer!

  • $196 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I work with have varying degrees of communication challenges from Autism to intellectual impairment to articulation disorders. They benefit from multimodal instruction that incorporates visuals and manipulatives when addressing individual objectives. Frequent change up of materials and manipulatives is essential in maintaining their interest and motivation in sessions. Most of our services are provided in a small group setting (2-4 students) but we also provide whole group lessons as well for our Autism-based classrooms and Life Skill programs.

My Project

Students with special needs (no matter their diagnosis) benefit from practice, repetition, review, and dynamic instruction. In order to make this happen in a variety of settings throughout our school (as we are often located in different locations due to space constrictions), we make materials to address each student's individual needs and meet him/her at his/her independent level of learning. Because our students benefit from repeated exposure and dynamic instruction, we use long lasting materials such as Scotch 5mil laminating sheets, page protectors (that can be written on using dry erase markers and used again to reduce the amount of paper copies used), and Velcro dots. These materials allow us to make resources that are powerful and can endure years of use and teaching! Thank you in advance for supporting our speech room!

Mrs. Lonczak
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 5 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP5854-100),Clear • Amazon Business $19.24 3 $57.72
VELCRO Brand - Sticky Back Hook and Loop Fasteners | Perfect for Home or Office | 3/4in Coins | Pack of 200 | White • Amazon Business $13.38 3 $40.14
Better Office Products Sheet Protectors, 200 Piece • Amazon Business $11.98 3 $35.94

Materials cost

$133.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$165.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.26

Total project goal

$195.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$195.07

1 Donor

-$98.00

Donations toward project cost

-$83.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.70

match offer

-$97.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.56

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$0.00

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