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Mrs. Pechan from Pacific Grove CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literacy With Enterprising Students!

Help me give my students a Silhouette Cameo bundle, colored vinyl, and classroom guides to integrate financial literacy, motivation, and STEAM project enrichment into our school.

  • $600 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Tell me, I forget. Show me, I remember. Involve me, I understand".

My students are involved in community projects and are always thinking about what else they can do to help make our world a better place.

Studies have proven that hands-on activities and project-based learning results in students who excel! We often discuss current events/local issues and my students love coming up with solutions to problems. They are excited and most engaged when creating and collaborating to achieve a common goal. They have devised a solution to help preserve the habitat of the Snowy Plover, a federally endangered bird. They presented their ideas to the local environmental commission and were even on the local news! How encouraging and inspiring this experience was for my students! They realized that they do have a voice and can make an impact, no matter their age! With the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core, our students are experiencing an enhanced education these days!

These standards are critical for developing a thorough understanding of how our world functions. This applies real-world concepts right in our classroom!

My Project

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student knowledge, but you will also help to increase the academic achievement of our students.

I would like to teach my students financial literacy skills by developing an entrepreneurial project with our classroom economy that is cross-curricular and blends in career readiness standards.

Using the Silhouette Cameo, students can also enhance projects that are both professional-looking and creative. The machine will allow them to create presentations that are full of information and that showcase their knowledge. It will give my students a way to present and honor their creativity in our classroom environment and throughout our school.

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Silhouette White Cameo 4 Starter Bundle with 38 Oracal Vinyl Sheets, T-Shirt Vinyl, Transfer Paper, Class, Guides and 24 Sketch Pens • Amazon Business $339.99 1 $339.99
HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl Bundle : 42 Pack 12" x 10" Sheets Iron on Vinyl,27 Assorted Colors Heat Transfer Vinyl for DIY Iron on Fabrics T-Shirts Heat Press Machine or Silhouette Cameo • Amazon Business $29.29 1 $29.29
MAREA Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets, 16 Sheet Bundle of Glitter HTV Iron On Vinyl for Cricut - Glitter Vinyl For Silhouette Cameo & Heat Press | Durable, Vibrant Colors for All HTV Vinyl Projects • Amazon Business $29.15 1 $29.15
CAREGY Heat Transfer Vinyl for T-Shirts 12in.x10in. 36 Sheets-Iron On Vinyl HTV Bundle • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
12x12 Lightgrip Cutting Mat for Silhouette Cameo 3/2/1(3 Pack), Monicut Cut Mats with Durable Adhesive Non-Slip PVC Perfect for Crafts, Quilting, Scrapbooking, Sewing and All Arts • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19

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