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Ms. Symith from Kealakekua HI is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ease[L] Our Way Into Small Groups

My students need a Deluxe Chart Stand,an easel, and easel pads to make learning easier during small groups.

  • $370 goal

This project expired on January 12, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Teaching is a work of heart- a teacher has to give it their all in order for students to show growth. My students are capable of showing a great deal of growth this year with our new reading program. Part of our program is working in small groups- allowing me to work more closely with each student.

My classroom is full of students who are learners, thinkers, and doers.

They love doing things that allow them to show their understanding of show what they have been learning. Part of the excitement this school year has been learning and doing a new reading program. Our school changed reading programs and is very excited about potential growth from our students. My students are hardworking, as am I, and we hope our hard work will pay off this school year.

My Project

This would be an awesome resource to have in our classroom, while we are learning and incorporating small groups during reading instruction. With an easel in our classroom, it will allow me to work one-on-one with small groups, instructing them in a smaller setting. Currently, in whole group instruction, we use our document camera, allowing all students to see what we are doing. But during small groups, in the smaller setting I need a new way to present/reteach the information that we are learning that week. An easel would allow me to write/review what we are working on, in the setting with my small groups. Students will be able to follow along and write their ideas while we are reviewing our leveled readers.

In advance, I would like to thank you for your time and consideration.

Donating to my project would allow me to share our learnings and ideas in the classroom in a small setting. Unfortunately, my classroom doesn't have much whiteboard space for me to do that currently. It will change my student's lives, because I will be able to show them information in a new way.

Ms. Symith
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Deluxe Chart Stand • Teachers' School Supply $205.80 1 $205.80
Pacon Corporation - Easel Pads Options: 1" Ruled • Teachers' School Supply $18.49 2 $36.98

Materials cost

$242.78

Vendor shipping charges

$26.71

State sales tax

$10.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$313.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$55.38

Total project goal

$369.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$369.19

5 Donors

-$130.18

Donations toward project cost

-$114.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.78

Matching donations from our partners

-$234.60

Match offers toward project cost

-$199.41

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.19

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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