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Mrs. Miraya from Meridian ID is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Essential Materials for Mathematical Collaboration

My students need materials that will allow them to show what they are learning to their fellow classmates, work through problems in a collaborative setting & receive instant feedback.

  • $435 goal

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My Students

My classroom is a community in which all students can learn math!

Students are learning from and with their peers, gaining skills they will use in all areas of life.

Students work together in pairs or small groups, using their collaborative skills to share their ideas and thinking. They are encouraged to use the resources available to them to problem solve as they work through real-world scenarios and solve problems. Developing skills for higher levels of learning and qualities that will enable them to persevere as they continue their education.

My Project

The materials and supplies I am requesting for my students will be incorporated into their daily lessons.

Your contribution to this project will help facilitate a collaborative learning community leading to the developing higher-level thinking and understanding of mathematical concepts.

The large post-it paper, graphs and markers will be used for students to present their work and explain their thinking with their peers. For example, in one lesson students are give the first three figures in a series. They are asked to draw the next two figures on graph paper and then find the pattern in the figures. After they have found a linear and exponential relationship they work as a group to create their own pattern. Using the large post-it graph paper, students will show the figure they create. Once they draw the figure(s) they will trade problems with other groups and see if those groups can find the pattern and algebraic relationship.

The ribbon, index cards, string, straws, plates, markers, tracing paper and sticky dots will be used in lessons allowing students hands-on interaction with the skills they are learning.

The teacher stamps will be utilized to provide feedback to students as I am observing their work within their groups. As groups are working I am able to move throughout the room and observe what their answers are to problem sets. I can easily stamp group work to signify to the group they are on the right track (correct) and move on to other groups without disrupting their discussion.

Mrs. Miraya
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 162 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $45.76 1 $45.76
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (560), Large White Grid Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $44.24 1 $44.24
Sharpie 22478 Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $7.11 6 $42.66
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (559), Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $38.36 1 $38.36
Geometry Patty Paper - Box of 1000 Sheets: Single Box • Amazon Business $21.90 1 $21.90
1148 Feet (383 yards) 2mm 3 ply Colourful Natural Jute Twine - 14 Roll Jute String, Twine String for Artworks, DIY Crafts, Gift Wrapping Twine, Picture Display and Embellishments • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Drinking Straws 500 Count BPA-Free Multi-Colored Disposable Straw Assorted - DuraHome • Amazon Business $12.41 1 $12.41
AmazonBasics 5 x 8-Inch Ruled White Index Cards, 500-Count • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Nicole Home Collection 200 Count Everyday Dinnerware Paper Plate, 9-Inch, White • Amazon Business $11.10 1 $11.10
Bakers Twine - 240 Yards 4 ply Cotton (Gold Metallic) • Amazon Business $10.50 1 $10.50
Imprint 360 AS-IMP2000 Round Teacher Stamp - Smiley Face Design #1, Red Ink, Durable, Light Weight Self-Inking Stamp, 5/8" Impression Area • Amazon Business $9.92 1 $9.92
Sticky Color Coding Labels Removable Small Circle Dot Stickers for Classroom Organization Decorations Yard Sale Calendar Planner, 3/8 inch Diameter, 12 Colors, Total 3960 Dots in 24 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Round Teacher Stamp - THUMBS UP (Outline) - RED INK • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Round Teacher Stamp - SMILEY FACE 3 - Red Ink • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Round Teacher Stamp - HAPPY STAR - RED INK • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Round Teacher Stamp - SMILEY FACE 1 - PURPLE INK • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
LaRibbons Solid Color Satin Ribbon Asst. #2-10 Colors 3/8" X 5 Yard Each Total 50 Yds Per Package • Amazon Business $5.90 1 $5.90

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