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Mrs. Quinto from Riverside CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Entrepreneurship With Embroidery, Part 1

My students need a software license to Embrilliance digitizing software and Stitch Artist Level 1 to kick start our financial literacy project!

  • $464 goal

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My Students

My students are hard-working, bright, young individuals. They attend school each and every day, ready to learn, and meet all high expectations. My students love challenges and face difficulties each and every day with smiles on their faces.

My students come from a Title I school with a high population of English learners.

Most come from low-income households and have limited resources and experiences. For many of my students, their only chance of life-enriching activities is at school. They love school, and I want to make this place the most enriching place for them!

My Project

Financial Literacy is an important skill that I do not think we teach our students enough of. Rather than teaching individual lessons though, I want my students to understand making money through a financial literacy project!

With the right materials and software, my students will become designers and true entrepreneurs in this financial literacy based, project based learning environment!

I will ask the groups of students to design a patch or shield that represent our school that can be embroidered using our embroidery machine. This can range from our school logo or motto. Anything is possible! Then students can turn their hand drawn designs into a digitalized version using the StitchArtist software requested to upload for the embroidery machine.

Where does the financial literacy part come in? During each step, if each group meets a deadline or due date, they will have a chance to earn "classroom cash." As students earn enough classroom cash, groups can then pay for materials to create their designs to sell to their classmates! The group with the best voted design will also be awarded real money prize to actually reproduce to produce, market, and sell their products to the entire school! This will give them a real sense of the competitive market, along with comprehension of budgeting their money, resources, and time; a true concrete understanding of financial independence and perhaps a peek into a future in financial entrepreneurship!

Mrs. Quinto
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 36 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stitch Artist Level 1 • Embrilliance $179.00 1 $179.00
Essential • Embrilliance $149.95 1 $149.95

Materials cost

$328.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$393.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.53

Total project goal

$463.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$463.51

3 Donors

-$217.80

Donations toward project cost

-$208.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.96

Matching donations from our partners

-$217.81

Match offers toward project cost

-$185.14

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.67

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$27.89

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$0.00

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