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Ms. Coleman from Enola PA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growth Mindset Through Games

My students need logic and math games to help them learn perseverance through problem-solving.

  • $325 goal

This project expired on August 18, 2018.

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My Students

I teach a creative and talented group of fourth graders. My students vary in learning levels, race, behaviors, and socioeconomic status. One thing they all have in common is that they are faced challenges everyday that they need to overcome.

One of the most difficult things to teach a child is how to persevere through challenges.

By teaching my students to have a growth mindset instead of a fixed mindset, they learn to become problem-solvers. These kids learn that they can achieve anything with effort and the right strategies.

My Project

In addition to the core subject we teach kids everyday, we work to integrate problem-solving skills, thinking outside the box, and how to persevere through challenges. These critical reasoning games will allow students of all levels to increase their critical thinking and quantitative reasoning.

By helping our children to have a growth mindset they learn that mistakes lead to development, and they learn that they can overcome failure and grow.

ThreeSticks and its expansion pack will integrate geometry concepts into problem-solving. Gravity Maze, Shape Logic, Rush Hour, Cat Logic, and Chocolate Fix require logic, flexible thinking, and trial-and-error. The other games requested (Math-Fact-Oh, Math Stacks, Swish, and Color Cubed) will integrate math concepts to help students develop critical thinking skills that will carry through their whole life. Having a growth mindset is something that all children should have, and these games will help to make sure this happens.

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kitki THREE STICKS Math Game Puzzles For Kids Educational STEM Toys. Gifts For Boys & Girls Of Ages 8 & Up. Improves Geometry, Logical Thinking & Creativity. • Amazon Business $29.50 1 $29.50
ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game and STEM Toy • Amazon Business $29.14 1 $29.14
Learning Advantage 2171 Math-Fact-Oh! Fractions • Amazon Business $24.78 1 $24.78
FLIP IT Multiplication Card Game - Fast Paced Card Game to Practice Multiplication Tables 1 to 12 STEM gift for boys and girls ages 7 and above • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Educational Insights F-R-A-N-G-O Equivalent Fractions Game • Amazon Business $20.50 1 $20.50
Shape Logic Board Game • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ThinkFun Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game and STEM Toy • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Three Sticks Expansion Pack : Educational To Be Used With Three Sticks Math Board Game • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
Chocolate Fix Game • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
ThinkFun Cat Crimes Logic Brainteaser Challenge Game • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
ThinkFun Swish • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Learning Resources Color Cubed Strategy Game • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
EAI Education Math Stacks Fraction Equivalence Game: Grades 3-5 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

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