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Ms. Barge from Miami FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hands-On Math!

My students need hands-on math materials such as Rekenrek counting boards and activities and individual magnetic ten-frames to learn math concepts.

  • $189 goal

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My Students

My students are the future. I want to give my students the skills and tools to become engaged, inquisitive lifelong learners who have both the knowledge and the understanding to be positive leaders in our global world.

I teach Pre-Kindergarten in an international magnet program in an urban public school serving students of diverse national heritages, languages, and cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Our class is almost a mini United Nations, and I encourage the children to develop personal cultural awareness, as well as respect, and appreciate the amazing diversity of the world around them. I teach a diverse group of students with various levels, needs, and interests. All of my students are curious and enthusiastic. They are filled with questions about themselves and the world around them. My students learn best through exploration and play, and I find that their learning experience is more meaningful and potent when they are having fun.

My Project

Children make sense of math best through hands-on activities. I want to help my students develop number sense through research-based materials that they can manipulate to understand number relationships.

Rekenrek boards and ten-frames are powerful math tools that will help my students create visual images of quantities in order to discover number relationships.

I want to give my students these powerful math tools to help them have a deeper understanding of the makeup of quantities and numbers in relationship to each other. This understanding will help them not only understand quantities but will also help them with simple addition and subtraction problems. I will use these hands-on tools during small group instruction to help my students develop number sense.

Ms. Barge
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ETA hand2mind 79504 20-Bead Wood Rekenrek Counting Frame • Amazon Business $5.04 10 $50.40
Magnetic Ten-Frame Set, including 5 frames (no hollowed out) and 55 colorful discs • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Two Plus Two Is Not Five (Easy Methods to Learn Addition & Subtraction) • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Working with the Rekenrek • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95

Materials cost

$128.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$160.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.27

Total project goal

$188.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$188.47

4 Donors

-$172.59

Donations toward project cost

-$160.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.88

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$0.00

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