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Mrs. Hodgdon from Westborough MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Engineering Minds - Collaborate, Build, Problem-Solve, Repeat!

My students need Unit Blocks to construct, collaborate and problem solve with open-ended materials.

  • $503 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are diverse in both their backgrounds and their learning styles. Second grade students love to be challenged and learn how to solve problems. They are 7 and 8 year old children who love life and love hands-on learning.

Enthusiastic, social and eager to learn - welcome to the world of a second grade student!

Our classroom is a place where students will not only learn academics, but will develop the skills to engage in learning that will serve them throughout their life. Our future leaders need time and resources to continue to engage in hands-on activities that teach them to be critical thinkers and collaborators as they solve engineering design problems.

My Project

Second grade students continue to need open-ended, hands-on materials to construct knowledge about the world around them. Sadly, these materials are often absent from classrooms and replaced by prescribed curriculum as children leave kindergarten. Balance is the key! Second graders need opportunities to creatively explore materials, and to combine this with documentation of their learning.

Unit blocks excite and engage all learners and provide infinite possibilites for engineering design, collaboration and problem solving.

Second grade students delight in hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities. I can give them the time in their day for this, but we need the materials!

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KIT STORAGE 5 COMPARTMENT MOBILE 30''H KFK WITH BLOCK PLAY PACKAGE • School Specialty $356.27 1 $356.27

Materials cost

$356.27

Vendor shipping charges

$35.63

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$427.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.40

Total project goal

$502.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$502.64

7 Donors

-$402.64

Donations toward project cost

-$342.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.40

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

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$0.00

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