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Mrs. Petronek from Luverne MN is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Expand Your Mind!

My students need a Breakout Edu kit to challenge them and force them to think outside the box, while working in groups.

  • $215 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are intelligent and kind. They always look forward to visiting me in the library. They often stop me in the hallway and excitedly tell me about a book they are reading or that it's their library day and they remembered their book. I try to make their library visit a fun and relaxing time. With so many standards to be met in the classroom, sometimes these little guys need a way to relax (and not realize they are still learning.)

My Project

The materials in the Breakout Edu kit will challenge students to use open ended thinking and challenge them to solve puzzles, crack codes and unlock the box. Students will collaborate in groups. Often standards are based on set facts and specific information. They labor over this information in their classrooms. In the media center, I want students to solve problems on their own. Students need to be aware that there are often more than one correct solution. In the real world we often work on teams and need the ability to communicate with each other to solve a common goal. This item will help me promote collaboration and creative thinking.

Mrs. Petronek
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 1 $150.00

Materials cost

$150.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$182.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.16

Total project goal

$214.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$214.41

4 Donors

-$214.41

Donations toward project cost

-$182.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.16

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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