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Mrs. VanderKamp from Grand Rapids MI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaged, Excited, and Ready to Learn!

My students need an eggspert buzzer system and a magnetic spinner to keep them engaged and excited about learning!

  • $189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school serves students in poverty. As a Title I school, we are used to going without. Yet our students still have the same needs as others, if not greater needs. My students come from families that cannot provide any of the supplies needed for our school, so we often make due with what we have. This means that we are unable to purchase the things that would better assist my students who have severe learning needs. Despite this, we have passionate learners and teachers that are dedicated to providing the best education possible to our students.

My Project

It is hard to get kids to be excited about learning, or excited about things that they find difficult. It's amazing how quickly their frustration or impatience turns into excitement when you turn that difficult topic into a game!

My students LOVE to play games above all else, so why not reach them at their level and make learning a game?!

Our classroom could easily turn frustration to laughing when students get to buzz in their answer to a subtraction problem using eggspert! They would be much more willing to practice suffixes and prefixes if they were on a giant spinning prize wheel that they got to spin to create a new word!

Mrs. VanderKamp
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educational Insights Wireless Eggspert 2.4 GHz • Amazon Business $87.22 1 $87.22
Educational Insights Jumbo Magnetic Spinner • Amazon Business $41.03 1 $41.03

Materials cost

$128.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.27

Total project goal

$188.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.44

2 Donors

-$92.46

Donations toward project cost

-$81.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.87

match offer

-$92.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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