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Ms. Thomas from Shreveport LA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Educational Tools!

My students need educational resources to help them learn basic reading and writing skills.

  • $294 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.

This upcoming school year I will be teaching for my first year around 24 students with low socioeconomic backgrounds.

My school serves over 600 students in a low-income area of town. The school is a transformation zone school where students come from all different backgrounds. Although these students have many odds against them they come to school to learn and receive an education that can help their future.

My Project

These materials will help make a difference in my classroom because it will help the students to learn basic reading and math skills.

When doing centers these supplemental resources will allow students to get hands-on use with flashcards and games that align with state standards.

The resources like Hot Dots are paced at appropriate levels and help with independent learning. For example, the math Hot Dots has lessons from place value and math facts to telling time and identifying money values.

These kinds of resources will help raise student achievement and give them even more incentives to help them take in necessary information.

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

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23 donors23 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Hot Dots Standards-Based Review Cards—Grade 1 Language Arts • Amazon Business $74.19 1 $74.19
Learning Resources All Ready for First Grade Readiness Kit • Amazon Business $26.39 1 $26.39
Educational Insights Phonics Dominoes - Blends & Digraphs • Amazon Business $18.59 1 $18.59
Educational Insights Hot Dots Let's Master Grade 1 Math Set with Talking Pen • Amazon Business $17.39 1 $17.39
Verbaby Matching Letter Game, Word Recognition, Spelling, Memory skills, Strategic Thinking, 3 Years & Up • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Let's Master Grade 1 Reading with Talking Pen • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Educational Insights Hot Dots Jr. Beginning Phonics Card Set • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
Teacher Created Resources Power Pen Learning Cards: Solving Word Problems Grade 1 (6989) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Learning Resources LER0131 Transparent Color Counting Chips, Set of 250 • Amazon Business $5.31 1 $5.31

Materials cost

$198.69

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$249.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.95

Total project goal

$293.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$293.01

21 Donors

-$230.15

Donations toward project cost

-$198.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.09

match offer

-$60.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.86

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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