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Ms. Brady-Wiggins from New Orleans LA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Engaging Scholars in Science Using Whiteboards

My students need 30 individual whiteboards and markers so they can be fully engaged in biology lessons.

  • $233 goal

This project expired on January 21, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember your experiences in high school science classes? You probably were actively engaged in lessons due to interesting lab equipment, technology, and of course your fabulous teachers. At my school students enter a science lab with very little resources. Your support can enrich our lab!

The mission of my Charter School is to foster a diverse community of learners through a rigorous academic program that promotes an understanding of business, multi-cultural awareness, and foreign language fluency, while preparing our students to succeed in global commerce.

The majority of our students are on free/reduced price lunch and come from poverty. We are a start-up school with very little resources in the classrooms. Our students are highly motivated to work hard to get smart and come from all over the city of New Orleans seeking a high quality education.

My Project

When I am up in front of the room teaching, I like to have everyone involved. If each student has a whiteboard and a marker, they can answer questions and show me. I can then see right away who needs extra help. My students enjoy using whiteboards. They are held accountable for their own learning. Individual whiteboards will help me, as a teacher, know what is going on in every scholar's head immediately. Whiteboards also help make science lessons more fun and engaging as students can be directly involved in our guided practices. They are great fun for rapid fire practice of vocabulary, genetics problems, cell part identification and much more! Powerful teaching includes having every child involved in his or her own learning. Using individual whiteboards, the students are all involved in the lesson. It is also an easy and quick way for me, as the teacher, to check work and see the students are getting what I am teaching.

My hardworking and scientifically curious 9th graders need your help!

Our science lessons can be more engaging and interactive with the help of a class set of whiteboards and markers! My classroom doesn't even have writable chalkboards at the moment, let alone a front of class whiteboard. Allowing each student their own whiteboard will help with my guided practice and individual practice portions of the lesson each day.

Ms. Brady-Wiggins
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nasco Unlined Dry-Erase Boards Classroom Set • Nasco $134.95 1 $134.95

Materials cost

$134.95

Vendor shipping charges

$13.50

State sales tax

$11.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$197.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.81

Total project goal

$232.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.09

9 Donors

-$116.04

Donations toward project cost

-$98.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.40

match offer

-$116.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$98.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.41

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$0.00

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