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Ms. Elliott from New York NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

First Year Teacher: Bringing Passion into Her Classroom

Help me give my students the opportunity to receive an equitable learning opportunity. Through visuals and classroom organization, I can provide my students with a more structured and immersive learning environment.

  • $404 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a first year teacher and I am so excited for this opportunity to employ my passion towards helping individuals with Special Needs within my very own classroom.

My class consists of 8 wonderful students with Autism Spectrum Disorder who each have very different learning needs and interests.

We will learn all core academic subjects (math, ELA, social studies, and science) while following the NYS standards of learning and making individual learning accommodations as necessary. We will also participate in class wide social skills training and life-skills training.

My Project

After being a life-long advocate for my brother with Autism Spectrum Disorder and studying for four years to receive a degree in Special Education, it is now time to bring my passion and knowledge into my first teaching job! I will be teaching a group of 8 students with Autism Spectrum Disorder who all have a wide range of learning needs. This project would be helping to fund some materials to help get the year started, including visual schedules to help alleviate anxiety students may experience pertaining to the start of the school year, math manipulatives, and learning center organization tools.

Ms. Elliott
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Honey-Can-Do CRT-02214 Rolling Office Organizer, 10-Drawer • Amazon Business $36.87 1 $36.87
Time Timer Original 8 inch Magnet; 60 Minute Visual Timer – Classroom or Meeting Countdown Clock for Kids and Adults (Black) • Amazon Business $32.50 1 $32.50
Calendar and Weather Pocket Chart with 108 Illustrated Activity Cards, 40 Dry Erasable Flash Cards and 3 Hooks (28” X 35.5”) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
edx Education Four Color Plastic Base Ten Set - Set of 121 - Early Math Manipulative for Kids - Teach Number Concepts, Place Value and Volume • Amazon Business $26.20 1 $26.20
Daily Standards Pocket Chart: Grades k - 5 • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Resources Hundred Pocket Chart (LER2208) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
129pcs Magnetic Rainbow Fraction Tiles Circles • Amazon Business $19.90 1 $19.90
Learning Resources Create-a-Space Storage Center, Bright Colors, Classroom Craft Keeper, 10 Piece set • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Intex Beanless Bag Inflatable Chair, 42" X 41" X 27", Gray • Amazon Business $18.73 1 $18.73
Vkey 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery by FBA • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Eureka 'Telling Time' Bulletin Board Analog Clock Practice, 4pc, 17'' W x 24'' L • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Youngever Classroom Pocket Chart,13+1 Pocket, Daily Schedule Pocket Chart, 26 Double-Sided Reusable Dry-Eraser Cards (13 Color+13 Blank) Educational Charts for Classroom Office Home Preschool Activity • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Traditional Manuscript Nameplates Self Adhesive Primary Students Desk Plates Pack of 36 • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39

Materials cost

$294.42

Vendor shipping charges

$13.74

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$342.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.46

Total project goal

$403.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$403.04

3 Donors

-$403.04

Donations toward project cost

-$342.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.46

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$0.00

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