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Ms. B. from Providence RI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Handy Dandy Notebooks!

My students need interactive student notebooks! Each student needs to be “ready to learn” by having the necessary materials for class.

  • $454 goal

This project expired on November 24, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in an inner-city school in Providence, Rhode Island. I teach 125 students each day in my grade 7 Social Studies classes. I have a diverse population of students which includes Special Education and English Language Learners (some which are newcomers to the country). Most of my students receive either free or reduced-priced lunch. Most kids come to school unprepared because of financial difficulties. I don't ever want my students feeling like they are unable to do an assignment because of the cost of supplies.

My Project

Every student should have the materials they need to go back to school! My 7th grade students use Interactive Student Notebooks (ISN) as a way of note taking, processing, and applying what they’ve learned in social studies class. My students need these notebooks to succeed in class by helping to organize their learning and transferring it onto paper. They use their notebooks for activities in class and at home. The ISN is organized by having a table of contents & numbered pages. This way information can be recalled much easier. However, the ISN has given me the opportunity to differentiate instruction for different learning styles, by having students choose activities on their process pages, which gives them more ownership of the entire learning process.

Ms. B.
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER NOTEBOOK 3 SUBJECT 10.5X8 120 SHEET SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $2.55 125 $318.75

Materials cost

$318.75

Vendor shipping charges

$31.88

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$385.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.01

Total project goal

$453.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$453.42

9 Donors

-$310.61

Donations toward project cost

-$272.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.35

Matching donations from our partners

-$133.12

Match offers toward project cost

-$113.15

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.97

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.70

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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