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Mrs. Meyer from Hancock MI is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fostering Independence Through Hands on Learning

My students need hands on learning centers and task boxes for independent work stations in our classroom

  • $323 goal

This project expired on December 8, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom has very unique learners. I teach students 2nd through 5th grade in a special education classroom. The majority of my students have a cognitive impairment and autism and have multiple levels of learning needs. My students face many challenges when it comes to learning and developing social skills due to their cognitive functioning but they are eager to learn and are very hard working.

My students benefit from a variety of learning modalities and developing skills to help foster independence.

My Project

The materials that I am requesting will help my students systematically develop independent task completion skills. The majority of the students in my classroom require one to one staff support and by having materials available to create task boxes and learning centers, my paraprofessionals and I can help teach the students how to complete the task boxes and learning center tasks with support and then fade out prompting and cuing to where the student is completing the task box without staff support.

Helping my students learn to work independently is probably one of the most important skills that we can teach them to be successful in school and out in the community.

Mrs. Meyer
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 7 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Photographic Matching Cards Set • Nasco $39.99 1 $39.99
GG200X - Sound-It-Out Phonics Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
PP949 - Positional Words Resource Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD761 - Magnetic Descriptive Words Rods • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD576 - Data and Graphing Instant Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Lacing Buttons • Nasco $26.95 1 $26.95
GS364 - Geostix® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LC933 - Create-A-Burger Sequencing Stacker • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$233.88

Vendor shipping charges

$6.69

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$274.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.37

Total project goal

$322.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$322.45

5 Donors

-$282.45

Donations toward project cost

-$240.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.37

match offer

-$40.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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