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Ms. Matheson from South Jordan UT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encouraging Change

Help me give my students a novel that helps them see the change they can make in the world.

  • $355 goal

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My Students

My students are smart, creative, kind, and happy. My students are in that unique stage between Elementary and Middle School. They are trying to figure out what direction their lives are headed in at the same time as finding their own voice in the large and loud world.

My favorite thing about our students is how strongly their compassion and desire to learn shine through every day.

We are a largely middle-class school and our rigorous curriculum standards demand an unrelenting pace and focus from our students every single day. We have high expectations and, to their credit, our students rise to meet those every single day!

My Project

I was able to explore the If/Then Collection. I was amazed and excited to use this resource in my classroom. I would like to use the Explorers videos to connect with the subsystems of the Earth and help my students view the world in a new way. Then use arts and crafts supplies to help them visualize their ideas. By using the Stem in the Stadium as well they can connect it with their individual passions as well.

Students have unlimited potential, all we have to do is help them become aware of their own potential.

The If/Then Collection can help me do just this. With the National Geographic, the Mission Unstoppable and Diversity Journeys our class will be able to discover the world around them. Along with the needs of our world and alongside the book "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" my students will start to realize ways they can change and enhance the world they live in.

Ms. Matheson
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader's Edition • Amazon Business $8.29 24 $198.96
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 432 Piece Classroom Size Pack (PHN-12CP), Assorted • Amazon Business $35.98 1 $35.98
Colorations No-Spill White Lid Paint Cups for Kids Value Classroom Pack Painting Supply (10 Pack), Model:10WPC • Amazon Business $22.10 1 $22.10
600 Pcs Craft Supplies Set - Pipe Cleaners Set Which Includes 200Pcs Chenille Stems, 150Pcs Self-Sticking Wiggle Googly Eyes and 250Pcs Pompoms for DIY School Art Projects by BellaBetty • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$267.03

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$301.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.12

Total project goal

$354.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$354.16

1 Donor

-$177.08

Donations toward project cost

-$150.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.56

match offer

-$177.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$150.52

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.56

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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