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Ms. Parrot from Las Vegas NV is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students a meaningful hands-on math experience this school year by providing them with a geometry set and density cube for a tangible experience.

  • $399 goal

This project expired on January 28, 2022.

This project expired on January 28, 2022.

My Students

My students live in a high crime area of Las Vegas, they have been exposed to many difficulties such as poverty, violence, and food insecurity. Since the beginning of the lockdown, the issues they face have amplified. many of my students' families are still under the impacts of the pandemic. Their socio-economic situation made them even more vulnerable to the effects of this global crisis.

We want to support them by providing the best education possible to give them hope for better opportunities.

My Project

This school year I want to offer as many hands-on activities as possible. After a year of virtual and tumultuous learning, I intend to tackle handwriting and manipulatives to enhance learning. Graph paper notebooks for math and tactile learning tools (geometry set) will reach visual and kinesthetic learners.

I want my students handwrite their notes and to learn to use the geometry set to make sense of angles and shapes.

Making connections between math and science. The density cube set will allow my students to observe the density of different materials and apply math to calculate density with precision.

My students are considered "at-risk" and will truly benefit from differentiated teaching strategies and group work. I want them to connect and collaborate.

Ms. Parrot
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 50 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Maped Study Geometry 10 Piece Set, Includes 2 Metal Study Compasses, 2 Triangles, 6" Ruler, 4" Protractor, Pencil for Compass, Pencil Sharpener, Eraser, Lead Refill (897010) • Amazon Business $8.89 20 $177.80
hand2mind Density Blocks Set • Amazon Business $37.41 2 $74.82
IRIS USA DPC-26 Plastic Parts Storage Hardware and Craft Cabinet, 26 Drawers, Black • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99

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