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Mr. Bell from Bridgeport CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Finishing Touches

My students need these materials (such as a stapler, batteries, and an SD card) for a few different projects to finish the school year off! Lots of fun student engagement learning projects left!

  • $176 goal

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My Students

My students are in an urban district, with every child receiving free lunch due to high poverty, and in a school that is in jeopardy of being taken over by the state. With a huge financial deficit, it makes it impossible to buy supplies directly through our school system.

Many of my kids have learning disabilities and benefit from hands-on activities at different levels, allowing me to differentiate their classwork.

These children deserve the very best to overcome the poverty cycle and allow them to be college-bound!

My Project

These materials will be used for the last few big science projects to complete the end of the year. The SD card will be used for any yearbook-type pictures, videos and pictures for our school Facebook page, and a few labs including "Create a Baby" and "Growing Beauty in the Classroom". This lab will need potting soil and seeds to germinate which I've listed in the materials needed. I'm also in desperate need of staplers for the classroom and batteries for various electronics including the battery-operated stapler I've asked for. The cable will be used for my external DVD player as my computers disc drive does not work.

Mr. Bell
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of 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 80 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SanDisk - Ultra 64GB microSDXC Class 10 Memory Card • Best Buy Education $29.10 1 $29.10
Miracle-Gro Potting Mix, 16-Quart • Amazon Business $8.29 1 $8.29
BATTERIES ALKALINE AA -PACK OF 24 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.59 1 $7.59
STAPLER START-UP KIT - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $7.31 1 $7.31
David's Garden Seeds Wildflower Butterfly Hummingbird Mix SS30062A 500 Open Pollinated Seeds • Amazon Business $6.69 1 $6.69
BATTERIES ALKALINE AAA SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $5.67 1 $5.67 USB2HABMY6 6 Feet USB Y Cable for External Hard Drive - USB A to mini B • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95

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