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Ms. Parsh from Baltimore MD is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Earth Day Hooray!

My students need real world objects to work with that will help them practice their problem solving skills.

  • $357 goal

This project expired on November 27, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Who has ever played with a jump rope on the playground? And who has ever had to solve a difficult math problem? We all have! I would to have the materials readily available that will allow me to teach my students to problem solve in real world ways.

My students live in a low-income area.

They mostly receive free meals. Some of them come from great, supportive families. Others do not. It's not enough to provide these students to access to worksheets and paper and pencils. My students are students who are willing to learn. They simply need the resources and someone who is willing to teach them.

My Project

I would love to be the person who is able to my students make sense of difficult math problems using fun, familiar tools. I have been inspired to Stuart J. Murphy's book called Earth Day Hooray! I would like to also inspire my students to problem solve using active and engaging lessons. My students will be able to create tally charts after hula hooping or practice addition after throwing bean bags at a target.

These resources will make learning math more fun.

That's the bottom line. Every student can learn, and they are most able to learn when they engaged in real world situations that are both fun and educational.

Ms. Parsh
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BEAN BAG NYLON 4X4 - 4 COLORS - SET OF 12 • Sportime, Inc/School Specialty $10.73 2 $21.46
HOOPS 30'' SKINNY NO-KINK SET OF 12 • Sportime, Inc/School Specialty $40.84 1 $40.84
ROPE PHYS ED JUMP ROPE SET/6 ASST COLOR 8' • Sportime, Inc/School Specialty $15.19 1 $15.19
7 FOOT JUMP ROPE PLASTIC LINK • Sportime, Inc/School Specialty $1.70 3 $5.10
JJ370 - Tabletop Pocket Chart Stand • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
EE960X - Tic-Tac-Toe Math Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $69.95 1 $69.95
GG418 - Problem Solving Card Bank - Gr. 2-4 • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
Earth Day--Hooray! (MathStart) Stuart J. Murphy, Renee Andriani (Illustrator), Renee W. Andriani (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.12 5 $25.60

Materials cost

$248.04

Vendor shipping charges

$8.26

State sales tax

$14.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$309.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.31

Total project goal

$356.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$356.21

4 Donors

-$247.60

Donations toward project cost

-$218.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.86

match offer

-$104.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$91.16

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.83

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$0.00

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