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Ms. M. from Nashville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Full STEAM Ahead!

My students need manipulatives to work on coding, math and science, seating for flexible seating, and books that increase their love of science and math!

  • $615 goal

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My Students

My students come from low income families, and most of them come from families that do not speak English.

Every child in my room has the desire to learn.

My school is in the process of becoming a STEAM school. STEAM schools focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics.

Being ESL students from low income families, what they really need are opportunities to work together with things they can manipulate while stimulating their minds to work in unique and creative ways.

My Project

G. Elementary is excited to announce that we are becoming G. Entrepreneurial STEAM Magnet Elementary School!

STEAM is a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.

We want to focus on these topics while exploring how we can become entrepreneurs leading the way in the future.

Because of this recent change, we now have the opportunity to incorporate exciting things such as coding games and different math and science manipulatives.

I have added OSMO games that connect to our classroom iPad, as well as code able robots and create your own game coding games. These allow the students to practice their coding skills for future engineering careers such as coding games or robots.

I have also requested a couple of extra options to allow the students to be able to work all around the room in groups, to work on their collaboration skills while working on business plans, invention ideas, and other group projects.

Finally, I added some fun books that will share about famous scientists, mathematicians, and engineers - especially women and POC, to help my students see themselves in these careers, and help instill a love of STEAM topics in my students who don't normally have these opportunities!

Watch for us, because our students will be the leaders of tomorrow!

Ms. M.
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 45 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Trideer Inflated Stability Wobble Cushion with Pump, Extra Thick Core Balance Disc, KIDS Wiggle Seat, Sensory Cushion for Elementary School Chair (Office & Home & Classroom) • Amazon Business $16.99 5 $84.95
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-AUH1200AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools 12" Height (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $80.00 1 $80.00
Osmo Coding Jam Game (Base required) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Osmo Coding Awbie Game (Base required) • Amazon Business $49.00 1 $49.00
Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
Caroline's Comets: A True Story • Amazon Business $16.10 1 $16.10
Melissa & Doug Suspend Family Game (31 pcs) • Amazon Business $15.25 1 $15.25
Margaret and the Moon • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
I am Jane Goodall (Ordinary People Change the World) • Amazon Business $12.05 1 $12.05
Me . . . Jane • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $11.09 1 $11.09
ALEX Toys Future Coders Poppin' Pictures Coding Skills Kit • Amazon Business $10.71 1 $10.71
Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

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