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Ms. Schroeder from Washington DC is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Games + Learning= Fun Academic Gains

Help me give my students educational games such as Scrabble to support both their academic goals and social emotional growth while they enjoy recess.

  • $336 goal

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My Students

My students have brilliant minds and big goals! They attend a Title I school in the District of Columbia that serves 100% economically disadvantaged families. Most of my students are English Language Learners who are learning the content and English at the same time.

My students are invested in their education, love to read, and are growing as civic leaders in their communities.

My students care about each other and the environment and want to make the world a better place!

My Project

Recess is an enjoyable time for students to engage with each other while having more flexible fun. During recess, students learn social skills like interacting with others, sharing, and communicating.

For indoor recess, I would like support in providing my students with opportunities to continue their their love for recess while engaging in games, that they will enjoy, which practice academic skills in a creative way.

My students are learning how to grapple with new vocabulary in complex text, which is supported by the word games like Boogle. My students are creative and love to build, the Gears games support learning about mechanics. These games will expose students to different ways of thinking and exploring the world while building their social skills with their friends. Game days, during recess, will provide avenues to continuing learning and academic growth in a super fun way!

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

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This project will reach 65 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gears! Gears! Gears!® 150-Piece Super Building Set • AKJ Education $36.49 1 $36.49
Time Tracker® Visual Timer & Clock • AKJ Education $30.66 1 $30.66
Colored Pencils Magnetic Borders • AKJ Education $5.24 4 $20.96
Doodle Quest • AKJ Education $18.24 1 $18.24
Twister Game Spanish • AKJ Education $17.99 1 $17.99
Buzzword Junior • AKJ Education $16.05 1 $16.05
Big Boggle • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
Tile Lock Scrabble • AKJ Education $15.29 1 $15.29
I Spy Bingo • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Giant Spoons • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Blurt!® • AKJ Education $12.95 1 $12.95
Hasbro Play-Doh Classic 4 Pack • AKJ Education $4.00 3 $12.00
Uno Card Game • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Pop For Sight Words™ Game • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29

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