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Mrs. Westbrooks from Galt CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Financial Literate Futures!

Help me give my students the tools they need for real world financial literacy

  • $594 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach sixth grade math and science in a low-income school with a large number of second language learners and special needs students. My classes are diverse groups of students who love coming to school. We are a small rural town outside of Sacramento.

My goal is to keep them actively engaged and make school and learning exciting all while getting them ready for the financial world beyond school.

In my classroom, we work to educate the child as a "whole". My students need academic, emotional and physical education.

"The future of the world is in my classroom today". -Ivan W Fitzwater.

My Project

It is so important for kids to learn how to problem solve and persevere to be successful in life. Math teaches students problem solve and persevere. I also want my students to understand how learning math affects their "real world."

Help my students engage in small group problem solving, financial literacy and use what they learn to relate it to their own life.

I am requesting resources such as calculators and a whiteboard table to give them a space of math creativity. My students spend a lot of time in fluid groupings working on real-world projects to develop their financial literacy. They need a whiteboard table to show their thinking and be able to collaborate with their math group. Ultimately, these resources will help make small group learning engaging and facilitate lessons in math literacy! Every math problem can be an opportunity to learn about the real world, problem solving and finances.

Mrs. Westbrooks
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Marco Group AMG2270-26-BBLU 60"x 66" Horseshoe Shaped Adjustable Height Activity Table, Adjustable Legs from (21"-30) Standard Size, White Dry Erase-Top,Blue-Edge, Blue Leg • Amazon Business $362.07 1 $362.07
Victor VCT108TK-A1 108 Teacher's Calculator Kit (Pack of 10) • Amazon Business $57.52 1 $57.52
Bic Dry Erase Markers (BICGDE11BK) • Amazon Business $8.95 1 $8.95

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