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Mrs. Hopkins from Houma LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Geared Up for Another Successful Year of Math

Help me give my students the supplies that they need to ensure a successful year in math. We are looking to get an Epson scanner, Swingline Electric 3 Hole Punch, Expo dry erase markers, and other helpful items.

  • $1,234 goal

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My Students

My students are wonderful! They come from seven different feeder schools into a junior high that houses over 720 students. This is a culture shock for most of them. We have 67.8% of our students on free lunch and 6.1% are on reduced price lunch. Many of my students do not have support at home due to both parents working long hours or they aren't able to help them. I need to help them learn as much as I can while they are with me.

My students are goal oriented and they love a challenge.

My Project

These materials will impact student learning in many ways. First of all, the Epson scanner will enable us to upload student work to our Google drives. Showing your work in math is extremely important for the students' learning and teacher feedback. Students will be able to use paper and pencil to work out the problems, and then save their work into their Google drive. The Swingline hole punch will help my students keep their binders organized when given graphic organizers or other important materials. The heavy duty hole puncher will help maximize instructional time by limiting the amount of time it will take to punch holes in their papers.

There are many supplies that are very helpful to ensure that the learning styles of every student are met.

For example, we need patty paper to help students visually see how objects move when we are doing transformations in out Geometry lessons. We also incorporate dry erase boards weekly in class. We no longer have enough markers or erasers for us to keep doing this. I also help meet the needs of all students by requesting cardstock to create long lasting manipulatives.

Other materials that we are asking for will help our class throughout the year. In order to ensure a successful year, we need more pencils, markers, storage buckets to keep supplies at hand, and ink and paper for our class printer.

Mrs. Hopkins
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Renewable Toner Compatible Toner Cartridge Replacement for HP 81A CF281A Laserjet Enterprise M604 M605 M606 M630 MFP (Black, 2-Pack) • Amazon Business $85.00 2 $170.00
Swingline Electric 3 Hole Punch, Commercial Hole Puncher, 28 Sheet Punch Capacity, Platinum (74535) • Amazon Business $118.45 1 $118.45
Epson Workforce ES-50 Portable Sheet-fed Document Scanner for PC and Mac • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Kleenslate Microfiber Dry-Erase Cleaning Cloths with Rings, Blue, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $25.51 3 $76.53
Sterilite 16428012 6 Quart/5.7 Liter Storage Box, White Lid with Clear Base (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $23.94 3 $71.82
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, School Supplies, 16 Bold Colors, 256 Count • Amazon Business $56.88 1 $56.88
AmazonBasics Dry Erase Whiteboard Eraser - Set of 8 • Amazon Business $10.99 5 $54.95
Expo 1920940 Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 36 Count, Black • Amazon Business $26.99 2 $53.98
UltraSource 192033 Hamburger Patty Paper, 5.5" x 5.5" (Pack of 2000) • Amazon Business $20.99 2 $41.98
EX-25 Automatic Heavy Duty Electric Stapler - Includes Staples, Power Cable and Extended Warranty by EcoElectronix - Jam-Free 25 Sheet Full-Strip Staple Capacity, for Professional and Home Office Use • Amazon Business $39.73 1 $39.73
Astrobrights Mega Collection 320 Sheets, 65 lb/176 gsm,"Classic" 5-Color Assorted Cardstock, 8 ½ x 11 (91630) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Neenah Cardstock - Heavyweight, 110 lb/199 gsm Index, 94 Brightness, 8 ½ x 11, 300 Ct. - MORE SHEETS! (91635) • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Hammermill Paper, Copy Paper, 8.5 x 11 Paper, Letter Size, 20lb Paper, 92 Bright, 8 Ream Case / 4,000 Sheets (113640C) Acid Free Paper • Amazon Business $25.59 1 $25.59
Bostitch EZ Squeeze 40 Sheet 3-Hole Punch (HP40) • Amazon Business $21.22 1 $21.22
Crayola Black Washable Markers, Broad Line Markers, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.00 3 $21.00
TICONDEROGA Graphite Pencils, Wood-Cased #2 HB Soft, With Eraser, Yellow, 72-Pack (33904) • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98

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