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Mrs. Spillane from Brockton MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Green Gators Need Green Materials

My students need file folder crates with file folders, an organizer cart, and markers, colored pencils, and crayons for Guided Math Workshop!

  • $722 goal

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My Students

My students attend school in an urban city that is diverse and cultural. Our particular school, one out of 11 elementary schools in our district, is an example of a true neighborhood school, with a sprinkle of two programs, special education and bilingual, that attract students from other areas of the city.

Giving my students opportunities to show off their mathematics skills is a priority!

They are energetic and excited about learning math, and they strive to succeed in everything they do!

My Project

My students are a part of a community that is very in tune to their successes academically and socially. One of the ways this happens is the way student achievement is honored and recognized.

My students' academic achievement is driven by their ownership of materials and routines in the classroom.

The mini crates, folders, and hanging file folders will be used to organize each of my students' work during Guided Math Workshop. They will have access to their folder throughout the class period and be able to return their folders to the crate when the class is done. The green binders will be used at each of the students' workstations for resources and references they may need to complete the task. The magnetic board will be our central visual for all that is happening in the class for the day. The organizer cart will hold all of our Guided Math Workstation games made with the astrobright paper. And finally, the markers, colored pencils, and crayons will be used throughout the year during numerous activities that will showcase my students' creativity!

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Mrs. Spillane
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pendaflex SureHook Reinforced Hanging Folders, Letter Size, Bright Green, 20 per Box (6152 1/5 BGR) • Amazon Business $16.27 5 $81.35
Avery Durable View Binder, 2" Slant Rings, 500-Sheet Capacity, DuraHinge, Green (17838) • Amazon Business $6.33 10 $63.30
Crayola Bulk Markers, Ultra Clean, Broad Line, 200 Count Classpack, Washable • Amazon Business $54.26 1 $54.26
Crayola Bulk Crayons, 800 Count Classpack, 16 Assorted Colors (50 Each) • Amazon Business $49.78 1 $49.78
Crayola 200 Ct Fine Line Markers, 10 Assorted Colors (58-8210) • Amazon Business $43.82 1 $43.82
Blue Summit Supplies 25 Two Pocket Folders, Designed for Office and Classroom Use, Green, 25 PACK Colored 2 Pocket Folders • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Seville Classics 10-Drawer Organizer Cart, Pearlescent Multi-Color • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
Storex Mini Crate, 9 x 7.75 x 6 Inches, School Green, Case of 3 (61493U03C) • Amazon Business $17.51 2 $35.02
Crayola Colored Pencil Bulk, 240 Count Classpack, 12 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $29.48 1 $29.48
STEELMASTER Magnetic Board with Dry-Erase Pad, Pen and Magnets, 14 x 30 Inches, Silver (270163050) • Amazon Business $28.29 1 $28.29
LOHOME deskMat_green Desk Pads Artificial Leather Laptop Mat with Fixation Lip, Perfect Desk Mate for Office and Home, Rectangular, Large, Green • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
WAUSAU 20008 Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Charisma” 10-Color Assortment, 200 Sheets • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Electronic Pencil Sharpener With Auto Stop Safety Feature & Large Pencil Holder For Home, Office or Classroom - Green - By Office + Style • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
10 Dry Erase Pockets, Oversize 10'' x 13'' Pockets, Perfect for Classroom Organization, Reusable Dry Erase Pockets, Teaching Supplies, 10 PACK • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Paper Mate 70644 Point Guard Flair Porous Point Stick Pen, Assorted Colors, Medium, 16-Count • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Paper Clip Holder, Paper Binder Clips Push Pins Clip Combination Set, Inclined Plane, Multifunctional Small Stationery Office Supplies (Green) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sticky Notes with Lines 3 inch X 3 inch 6 Assorted Bright Color Lined Self-Stick Notes, 80 Sheet/Pad 6 Pads/Pack Easy Post Individual Package (6 Assorted Bright Color) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
BIC Brite Liner Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Green, 12-Count • Amazon Business $5.75 1 $5.75
Live the Life You Love, Love the Life You Live Gray Anchor Pink Chevron & European Retro Pattern Unique Computer Mouse Pad • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.97 1 $4.97

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