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Mrs. Hempel from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fun With Phonics and Math!

Help me give my students the phonics and math tools they need, please!

  • $418 goal

This project expired on March 18, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach special education with awesome students in grades kindergarten through 4th. My students walk into their classroom ready to make learning fun. Everyday their creativity and peer collaboration amazes me!

My students are culturally diverse, are on varying learning levels, and live in a very high-poverty area.

I don't want to see any child struggle in school. I want to make sure that my students have every resource available to them to help them become successful. It is important to have fun, educational materials to keep students engaged.

My Project

The learning tools that my students are asking for will help so much! Every student learns individually. As a special educator I find different ways to teach my students. The phonics building blocks will help them be successful in phonemic awareness and decoding. The math cards will be a wonderful addition to their math center!

My students enjoy working with each other in their reading and math stations, and the items asked for will allow them to make progress as well as hone skills they have been learning.

The math manipulatives are a must for all classrooms. These help them grasp concepts as well as keep the students engaged. The students have asked me to ask for ink for their class printer. This way they can print projects, awards, coins in color, and book illustrations! The phonics materials already have a place saved for them in their reading nook! Thank you for considering our class project!

Mrs. Hempel
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon CLI 251 Black/Color Ink Cartridges, Standard Yield 4/Pack (6513B004) • Staples Advantage $47.99 2 $95.98
Canon PGI 250 Black Ink Cartridge (6497B001) • Staples Advantage $18.39 3 $55.17
RA417 - Lakeshore Word Building Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GG299 - Fill-In-The-Blank Phonics Stamps - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
TT364 - Simple Addition Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
TT365 - Numbers & Counting Magnetic Activity Tin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
BD521 - Addition Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

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