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Ms. Tillis from Houston TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy-Class B

Help me give my students piggy banks to start saving while learning about financial literacy.

  • $375 goal

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My Students

I am privileged to teach 50 outstanding students. My ESL and traditional students are very inquisitive, creative, and extremely clever. We are a Title I school where over two thirds of the population receives free or reduced-price lunch. Even through adversity these students are still resilient, excited, and enthused about learning.

Our school is very culturally diverse.

We are extremely competitive, and we strive for excellence daily.

Willing, ready, and always trying to stand out above the rest, we need to produce competitive scholars for the future. We are shining stars and would love to shine with or above the rest.

My Project

My scholars need to learn about financial literacy at an early age. Most students don’t have any idea about the value of money at this age. I want the students to learn the differences between wants and needs in addition to spending and saving.

By exposing students to financial literacy at an early age, this can be the beginning to a lifelong of financial freedom.

The students will need banks to see how much money they can save weekly, biweekly and monthly. They will graph the savings throughout the school year to see who can save the most. Also, use their earbuds to watch videos about savings, credit, debit and other related financial literacy activities.

Students will use a variety of tools to establish a solid foundation associated with finances. These materials will be a great way to make learning about financial literacy relevant!

Ms. Tillis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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 50 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

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HeQiao Digital Large LCD Coin Bank for US Coins (Blue) • Amazon Business $8.99 13 $116.87
Digital Coin Bank, HeQiao Clear Digital LCD Piggy Bank Simple Auto Counting Large Money Box Coins Savings Jar for US Coins (Silver) • Amazon Business $8.99 13 $116.87
Maeline Bulk Earbuds Earbud Headphones Wholesale Ear Buds in Classroom Disposable Earphones Lot Kids Pack for Headphone Set Over Black Multipack of Student School Supplies Mp3 Wrapped Black (100 Pack) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99

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