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Mrs. Gaines from Fayetteville NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Going, Going Global

Help me give my students a globe, map rug, passports, and atlas books to "Go Global!"

  • $191 goal

This project expired on June 23, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school located near Fort Bragg, NC. My students come from a variety of backgrounds including military, high poverty, and single-parent households. My students enjoy coming to school as an escape from other aspects in their lives.

Last year, we became a Global School, which means that our students will be learning about the world.

Every grade level is assigned a continent that we focus on throughout the year. By the time my students reach 5th grade, they will know about many countries, cultures, and traditions. My students are so amazed at all that they have learned so far and are asking to know more about the world all around them!

My Project

At the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, we went global. It has been a slow journey to go global and the biggest challenge is lack of resources. I am requesting a kid friendly globe, map of the world rug, and two child-friendly atlas texts. These items will be hands-on ways that the children can explore the world. I am also requesting play passports for each student in my classroom to help to simulate the global experience.

We have been working on "traveling around the world" by researching different countries and it has left my students wanting to know more.

My job is to facilitate their learning and give them the best educational experience possible. The purchase of these items will definitely ensure that this is happening in my classroom on a daily basis!

Mrs. Gaines
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Carpets Childrens Factory Where In The World • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Illuminated World Globe for Kids, 8" Desktop Globe LED Night Light with Stand, Colorful, Easy-Read, Battery Operation, Globe Map Leaning Tool Educational Gift for Student • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Kidsco Passport Sticker Book for Boys and Girls - 12 Pack Pad of Famous Places Motivational Treats, Party Favors, Game Prizes, Wall Decals, Scrapbooks, Collections, School Supplies, Arts and Crafts • Amazon Business $11.49 2 $22.98
National Geographic Kids World Atlas, 5th Edition • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
National Geographic Kids My First Atlas of the World: A Child's First Picture Atlas • Amazon Business $12.91 1 $12.91

Materials cost

$120.37

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$161.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.51

Total project goal

$190.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.08

2 Donors

-$118.97

Donations toward project cost

-$107.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

match offer

-$63.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$53.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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