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Ms. Mitchell from Saluda SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Independent Learners

My students need whiteboard paddles, hanging file folders, and play-doh to enhance student engagement and independence.

  • $272 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a very small, rural town. I have a very diverse group of students. My students are diverse in my many ways. I have 8 Hispanic students, 7 African American students, and 4 Caucasian students. Not only are they diverse by ethnicity, I also have a variety of special needs students. I have a student with a hearing impairment, several students with learning needs and more. This area is very high in poverty, free/ reduced lunch, so when it comes to asking for funds or supplies from families, it can be very limited.

My Project

These materials will enhance student engagement by using the whiteboard paddles during instruction and independent station activities. The hanging file folders will be used to help students be independent in keeping up with materials in an organized way. The other hanging file folders and play-doh will be used in a word work station, so students can easily and independently have access to materials when needed. I hope these materials will promote independence and engagement in preparing students for third grade. My students enjoy hands-on learning and I want to be able to do more with my students using these materials.

Ms. Mitchell
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flipside Products Rectangular Dry Erase Answer Paddles - Set of 24, White (10040) • Amazon Business $54.97 1 $54.97
EXPO 1920940 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $19.77 2 $39.54
officematters Cute Magnetic Chalkboard Whiteboard Dry Erasers Cleaner. Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Godery Premium Hanging File Folder Organizer, 10 Pockets, & 3 Hangers Cascading Wall Organizer,Perfect for Home Organization, School Pocket Chart, Office Bill Filing. Wall or Over Door Mount • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
30 Pocket Storage Pocket Chart, Hanging Wall File Organizer by Essex Wares - Organize Your Assignments, Files, Scrapbook Papers & More (Black) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors (Amazon Exclusive), Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans • Amazon Business $18.49 1 $18.49

Materials cost

$184.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$230.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.72

Total project goal

$271.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$271.48

1 Donor

-$271.48

Donations toward project cost

-$230.76

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.72

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$0.00

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