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Ms. Baker from Indianapolis IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get to the Point!

My students need 2 Xacto Electric Pencil Sharpeners and 2 packs of dry erase markers.

  • $167 goal

This project expired on May 16, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an awesome group of very curious, energetic Montessori students in an urban public school system that is economically challenged. Students need that hands-on experience to better understand new ideas and concepts. Students enjoy exploring their academic world through materials that allow them to make connections and manipulate new concepts. They work hard and understand that they are responsible for their own learning. These students come from all different backgrounds and abilities which makes for a very rich learning environment.

My Project

HELP!!! We are all very tired of sharpening our pencils on little handheld plastic devices. Students try to prepare for the day with a few good, sharp pencils. Twenty kids hanging over the trash cans with their tiny plastic sharpeners, shavings flying, and lead breaking is not the way to start our day! Think of all that precious brain time squandered on such a mundane task! Enter electric devices and bzzzzzt...pencils sharp and ready to conquer complex paragraphs, in-depth research, and complex equations! We need help! The teacher also needs a smooth transition to the white board with some new dry erase markers. Communication is everything!

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO School Pro 1670 Electric Pencil Sharpener • Staples Advantage $44.99 2 $89.98
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Staples Advantage $9.89 2 $19.78

Materials cost

$109.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.95

Total project goal

$166.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.36

6 Donors

-$95.68

Donations toward project cost

-$81.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.35

match offer

-$70.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$60.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.60

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$0.00

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