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Mrs. Nelson from Glendale AZ is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Escape The Classroom- 4th Grade Edition

My students need specific materials to be able to participate in an Escape The Classroom experience such as the tool boxes,rulers, paper, pencils, and especially the color printer.

  • $661 goal

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My Students

Since it is a Title 1 school, many students don't have the same opportunities at home as they do here at school.

All 28 of these kids absolutely love being in the classroom; at the end of the day, they are begging me to stay longer.

This being said, they view school as a privilege and I want to provide them with as many experiences as I can.

I know, wholeheartedly, at all of my students would be so grateful for every single item we were donated and it would be put to good use!

My Project

I am a first year teacher at a Title 1 School, so believe me when I say, these items are NEEDED!

I am extremely passionate about making learning fun and engaging.

To do so, I want to implement an "Escape The Classroom" activity with my kids to practice their math skills. The items required are 6 tool boxes (that can be locked), rulers, paper with colored images, pencils, as well as additional supplies that i have purchased already with my own money. The biggest item on my list is a colored printer. This is essential since my school does not have colored printers and I desperately need one not only for everyday use in my room to provide detailed instruction, but the activity also requires me to print colored images for hints to "Escape the Room".

I have also included everyday essentials on my list such as expo markers, printer paper, and pencils. These are used daily by my kids and they absolutely love the privilege of being able to use materials they don't have at home. Unfortunately, my school does not fund these items and as teachers, it is hard to constantly be providing these items out of pocket.

Mrs. Nelson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 28 students.

11 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother HL-3170CDW Digital Color Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled • Amazon Business $194.00 1 $194.00
Waterloo Portable Series Tool Box made with Lightweight Industrial-Strength Plastic, 14" • Amazon Business $12.64 6 $75.84
E-Z Ink Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for Brother TN221 TN225 B/C/M/Y (2 Black, 1 Cyan, 1 Magenta, 1 Yellow), 5 Count • Amazon Business $69.59 1 $69.59
HP Printer Paper, Copy and Print, 20lb, 8.5 x 11, Letter, 92 Bright - 2,400 Sheets / 6 Ream Carton (200010C) Made In The USA • Amazon Business $25.18 2 $50.36
Quartet Dry Erase Markers, EnduraGlide, Chisel Tip, 12 Pack (5001-20MA) • Amazon Business $13.56 2 $27.12
SANFORD L.P. EXPO 2 LOW ODOR DRY ERASE MARKER (Set of 3) • Amazon Business $22.00 1 $22.00
Best Dry Erase Markers (BULK SET OF 36!) in Assorted Colors - Usable on any Whiteboard Surface - Fine Point White Board Pens in 12 Different Colors - Including Black, Neon, Red, Green, Blue, & More • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Colore #2 Pencils With Eraser Tops - HB Graphite / No 2 Yellow Wood Pencil Great School Art Supplies For Writing, Drawing & Sketching - Suitable For Kids & Adults - 144 Count • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
SUBANG 26 Packs Student Ruler Wood Ruler Wooden School Rulers Office Ruler Measuring Ruler, 2 Scale (12 Inch and 30 cm) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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