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Mrs. Snook from Dewey OK is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Goodbye Chalkboard, Hello Whiteboard!

My students need a large magnetic whiteboard to replace the chalkboard in our classroom

  • $540 goal

This project expired on October 11, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The school I work for is a low income school in a small district in Oklahoma. My students love to learn. My students don't have much, but that doesn't keep them from learning. My students know that my classroom is a safe place. When they walk into my room, they leave their worries at the door.

I use a variety of learning strategies, group work, alternative seating, and learning options to make sure that each students' needs are met, wherever they may be.

Each student learns differently, and I think it is important to cater to a variety of learning styles.

My students' love for learning continues to grow. Every day, I am blown away at their willingness to try new things. They love to be challenged, and I am so thankful to be their teacher.

My Project

Having a magnetic dry erase board added to my classroom, in place of the chalkboard, would help update the tools that are used on a daily basis.

The dry erase board will be used to engage students on every lesson, and it will be utilized to help enhance their learning.

The magnetic dry erase board can be used during whole group instruction, small guided groups, and learning centers. Corrections and cleaning can be done easily. Due to allergies, a dry erase board can be very beneficial as we can help eliminate the chalk dust that can negatively affect some students' breathing. If we receive a dry erase board for our classroom, cooperative interactions will emerge naturally whether through using the magnetic option as a manipulative tool or even using the writing for teaching as well as manipulative problems. The magnetic dry erase board can be utilized immediately after it is delivered and installed!

There will be times where several students can work out multiple problems on the board to help assess their learning while others may be working out the same problem at their seats. Whether it is math, spelling, reading, or even language arts, the learning can be monitored immediately and redirected as needed.

Mrs. Snook
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ghent 4' H x 12' W Magnetic Painted Steel Whiteboard with Aluminum Frame (M3-412-4) • Quill.com $390.99 1 $390.99

Materials cost

$390.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$458.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.95

Total project goal

$539.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$539.67

7 Donors

-$325.45

Donations toward project cost

-$276.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.82

match offer

-$214.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$182.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.13

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$0.00

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