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Mrs. Schiffmiller from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students pencils, folders dry erase markers, pens and magnetic storage boxes.

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Some students are tactile, some are visual and others are kinesthetic learners. One thing that they all have in common is that they are always eager to learn new things.

Most of my students need a hands-on approach to improve their learning.

My students are eager to learn new things and need constant practice and reinforcement. They come from different ethnic backgrounds. Some live in the neighborhood, while others travel from various areas. My school does not receive additional funding for the many supplies that we need.

My Project

Basic supplies are not always so basic. They are essential for learning and keeping organized. Organization is the key to success. My students need basic supplies so they are equipped for the days activities. The folders will keep their math and ELA papers organized. The pens, pencils and markers will give my students writing tools for their ELA and math work. They are always losing their writing utensils so if I can supply them with these they can continue with their work. The magnetic bins will keep their markers organized. When students have the necessary tools they have a better chance of academic success.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oxford School Grade Twin Pocket Folders, 100/Box (ESS50763) • $40.49 1 $40.49
DD101 - Magnetic Write & Wipe Markers with Eraser Caps - Set of 8 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 3 $26.97
Pilot G2 Retractable Gel Pens, Ultra Fine Point, Black Ink, 12/Pack (31277) • $15.29 1 $15.29
PP281 - Magnetic Storage Boxes - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
Quill Brand Finest Quality #2 Wood Pencils, Dozen (T8122) • $1.79 6 $10.74
BIC Round Stic Xtra-Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Black Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609-BLK) • $6.47 1 $6.47

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