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Ms. Lindemann from Sugar Creek MO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get Focused with Focus Binders!

Help me give my students durable binders to organize their data & growth.

  • $439 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful and full of life! They come from a variety of backgrounds but each day, they come to school ready to try new things and take learning risks in order to grow academically and socially. Truly, they are phenomenal.

Each child in my classroom comes to school each day excited to learn and try something new.

We incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and online resources to ensure that each student's needs are met effectively. They are truly an amazing cohort! I look forward to watching them grow throughout the year.

My Project

The binders I am requesting will be used by all students in 5th grade to keep track of goals, growth and personal accomplishments. We plan on calling these their "Focus Binders" where it will house specifically our school's, 5th grade and classroom mission statements.

Students will also use these Focus binders to track their growth, academically and behaviorally.

Students will track the books they have read, test scores, attendance and daily behavior to help drive goals. Students will have personal goals as well as class goals with action steps that they will store in these binders.

Lastly, students will use these Focus binders to showcase their accomplishments, achieved goals and other projects that have made them proud. These Focus binders will also help students and teachers guide conversations with parents about how they are doing at school.

These binders will help students organize and prioritize their work at school and help them get ready for middle school.

Ms. Lindemann
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Standard 1 1/2" 3-Ring View Binder, White (26438-CC) • Staples Advantage $3.38 100 $338.00

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