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Mrs. S. from Derby CT is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands On Algebra

My students need 9 manipulatives and concrete tools for algebraic understanding. Examples of supplies include: algebra dominoes, algebra tiles, and a number balance.

  • $518 goal

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Please help develop a concrete understanding of numbers and quantities. I teach seventh and eighth grade special education students who would benefit from hands on skill building practice in algebraic thinking.

Many of the students on my caseload have been diagnosed with specific learning disabilities, with math as a weakness. These students are enrolled in pre-algebra and algebra classes, and they are having difficulty meeting with success due to lack of hands on, concrete materials.

Materials such as a number balance, equation tiles, and algebra dominoes will provide tangible materials to promote algebraic understanding for all learners.

Your help will ensure academic success, making it possible for my students (and many students to come) to develop the mathematical foundation that will be necessary throughout their academic careers.

Mrs. S.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Algebra Dominoes Links - Early Algebra Dominoes, Set 1 • School Specialty Inc. $28.94 2 $57.88
FF766 - Balancing Equations Magnetic Math Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
WT203 - See & Solve Manipulative Kit • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
JJ597 - Positive/Negative Number Line Slider Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
LL981 - Equation Tiles • Lakeshore Learning $22.95 1 $22.95
Number Balance • School Specialty Inc. $28.56 1 $28.56
ALGEBRA TILES CLASSROOM SET 30 STUDENT SETS----*Comments* • Teachers' School Supply Inc. $138.46 1 $138.46
ALGEBRA (SKILLS FOR SUCCESS)----*Comments* • Teachers' School Supply Inc. $14.95 1 $14.95
PRE-ALGEBRA (SKILL FOR SUCCESS)----*Comments* • Teachers' School Supply Inc. $14.95 1 $14.95

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