You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Wilson from San Jose CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Geometry Time!

Help me give my students first hand experience with math manipulatives in our Math 1 and 2 classroom.

  • $250 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imagine arriving at school on time and ready to learn after not eating since yesterday when school ended, completing your homework after caring for and putting your younger siblings to bed, and then being woken up as a parent kicks off their shoes when they return home from a second job. Or doing all of the above because you are from single parent home.

Imagine being new to our country, possibly with no immediate family, and planning to be the first in their families to graduate high school.

This describes my kids. Yet, my students want to come to school. They want to make a better life for themselves and their families.

My Project

Students will use the compasses to learn to make constructions in geometry. Many of them are also weak in measurement. So the ruler aspect of the protractor will reinforce measurements and fractions when drawing precisely. The measurement of angles will be done with these awesome protractors. It will provide hands-on manipulatives for my students to reinforce angle measurements and characteristics of shapes in Math 1 and Math 2.

Many of my ELD Math students have not experienced manipulatives first hand in their previous classes.

These tools will compliment the fine tip expo markers as they construct and measure on their individual whiteboards.

Mrs. Wilson
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Wilson is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Expo - Low Odor Fine Tip Dry Erase Markers, Black (86001) (Case of 12 Dozen) • Amazon Business $109.95 1 $109.95
ETA hand2mind Safe-T Bullseye Compass (Pack of 30) • Amazon Business $31.86 1 $31.86
ETA hand2mind Clear Plastic Student Math Protractor (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $11.34 2 $22.68

Materials cost

$164.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.41

Total project goal

$249.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$249.42

1 Donor

-$124.70

Donations toward project cost

-$106.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.70

match offer

-$124.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.01

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"San Jose","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1618014],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3674354,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/geometry-time/3674354/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":120,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Wilson","authorIds":{"1618014":{"owner":"Mrs. Wilson","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3674354],"proposalHash":"2119262524","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20815375,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjA3NTQ1OQ==","MTQyODk3Nw=="],"teacherId":1618014,"schoolCounty":"Santa Clara","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}