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Ms. Spurgeon from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-on Math for Multi-Digit Computation

Help me give my students hands-on regrouping kits to develop their conceptual understanding of multi-digit computation.

  • $507 goal

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My Students

My students amaze me every day. As an elementary special education teacher at an urban school in Indianapolis, I get to work with students who face more challenges than the average student. My students don't let that stop them. They work harder and longer than their peers. They put a smile on my face every day.

My students don't let their disabilities define them.

I work hard to develop a growth mindset in my students. They believe that a positive attitude and hard work can take them anywhere.

My Project

My students struggle with learning abstract math concepts like multiplication or division algorithms. They need concrete materials to work with for these tougher skills.

They need manipulatives such as the hands-on regrouping kits to help them develop their conceptual understanding of multiplying or dividing larger numbers.

The fraction multipliers will help them visualize and understand what happens when you multiply two fractions. Fractions are another abstract concept that requires a lot of time working with hands-on materials to develop a strong understanding of their meaning.

The decimal operations kit, decimal blocks, and place value coins will help deepen their number sense. The snap and slide number bonds will help them learn to decompose and compose numbers, which helps them become flexible thinkers.

Ms. Spurgeon
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF292X - Hands-On Regrouping Kits - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $139.00 1 $139.00
LC166 - Hands-On Multiplication & Division Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF294 - Hands-On Division Regrouping Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
FF293 - Hands-On Multiplication Regrouping Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
RR491 - Place Value Coins • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 2 $39.98
LL970 - Fraction Multipliers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD267 - Snap & Slide Number Bonds - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
LL976 - Decimal Operations Grids • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Base 10 Ten Decimal Blocks Thousandths Chips - Blue • Nasco $13.95 1 $13.95

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