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Ms. Comparato from Swampscott MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy Interactive Classroom

Help me give my students materials to deepen their understanding of financial literacy.

  • $293 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are high school juniors and seniors who want to learn more about handling their personal finances. They love interactive activities, games, and look for any way to increase their knowledge. They learn best with hands on group activities where they are up and moving around the room as often as possible.

Any time I can share with them a real life example, they seem to relate better to the topics we are discussing.

They are curious and genuinely interested in the topic and want to learn more.

My Project

I would like to make my class more interactive this school year. I believe by adding in games and having students participate in activities that have them up and moving around the classroom they will be more interested and remember more of what they learn.

I believe that the best information my students get is real world examples of financial failures and successes.

I would like to have them do outside reading of a financial book of their choice to get more real life stories and ideas about handling money. By helping me provide copies of several different books, I can challenge students to look beyond what we learn in class and also encourage them to discuss what they have read at home with their families.

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 6 Pads (559VAD6PK), Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $90.04 1 $90.04
Game of Life (EA) • Amazon Business $13.44 4 $53.76
The Simple Path to Wealth: Your road map to financial independence and a rich, free life • Amazon Business $14.39 3 $43.17
Why Didn't They Teach Me This in School?: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live By • Amazon Business $9.60 3 $28.80

Materials cost

$215.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$249.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.94

Total project goal

$292.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$292.95

7 Donors

-$257.95

Donations toward project cost

-$219.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.69

match offer

-$35.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

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$0.00

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