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Ms. Louis from Miami Gardens FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Family Engagement Increases Student Achievement

Help me give my students a PowerMyLearning Family Engagement Innovators kit so that I can help increase parental and student engagement at my school.

  • $752 goal

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My Students

I currently have 56 students in my fourth grade class. My students are great students who have a love for technology, reading, writing, science, math, and social studies. They are very excited about learning, and I want to make the class interactive. I want to help them succeed in their challenging environment. I teach an inclusion class. I have four students that are autistic in my class. They blend right in with my students.

The students in my classroom are a diverse group of children who come from intricate family backgrounds.

Our school is located across the street from two homeless shelters for families. It is an upstart program that helps students and their families get help to find permanent housing. I teach at a low-income school and in a classroom full of eager learners who are enthusiastic about coming to school every day!

My Project

I am requesting a . PowerMyLearning Family Engagement Innovators Program that will provide me the opportunity to train my students on how to engage their family members in learning.

This is a project that will help my students and their parents become more involved at home.

This will make a difference in my students' life because not only will they be learning new material but they will have the opportunity to share what they have learned with the family members at home.

Giving my students the opportunity to teach their family members will encourage family engagement. Family members will be able to work together in order to build connections and bonds all while learning together. The best part about this program is that it allows the teacher to train other teachers to also spread the work and train more students to increase family engagement.

Ms. Louis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PowerMyLearning Family Engagement Innovators Program (with Family Playlists®) • AKJ Education $600.00 1 $600.00

Materials cost

$600.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$639.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$112.76

Total project goal

$751.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$751.76

1 Donor

-$151.00

Donations toward project cost

-$128.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.65

match offer

-$600.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$510.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.11

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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