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Mrs. Johnson from Portsmouth VA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Mrs. Johnson's Kids Become Independent Scholars

Help me give my students the resources for independent work that is meaningful and allows them to self check.

  • $537 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My creative, eager students are an inclusion class in a low socioeconomic community. Our class combines special need and general education students. They learn to build acceptance for different students and how to help each other as they learn. Some students have never been in a classroom while others have been in structured environments for years. I have witnessed some of the most challenging students become the biggest helpers of their classmates. My kids love to learn about places outside of their community and explore, explore, explore.

Our theme as a grade is a quote from a 3rd grade class in Philadelphia: "I can push through anything I put my mind to".

As a Title 1 school working on becoming accredited, First grade is charged to set a great foundation. My students want to do their best!

My Project

We are dedicated to building social emotional skills as well as academic skills in early learners. First grade students will benefit from activities that build their confidence in their own abilities. These resources will be put to use in our centers area for both Reading and Writing, where students will spend time working with the resources then checking themselves.

Our goal is to supplement the daily lesson plan activities.

This builds up trust between student and teacher, helps students share materials correctly and build up their confidence. Mistakes are a part of learning: we put this belief to good use by giving them tools to make mistakes and learn from those mistakes. This benefits the student and teacher, preparing them for success. We will also be using materials to create better STEM lesson plans.

Mrs. Johnson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
WeDo 2.0 Core Set • LEGO Education $197.95 1 $197.95
TIME For Kids - K-Grade 1 with Teacher's Guide • TIME for Kids $4.50 25 $112.50
Hot Dots(r) Talking Pen - Silver (Set of 6) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $67.49 1 $67.49
Hot Dots(r) Phonics Word Families Set 5 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.49 1 $13.49
Hot Dots(r) Phonics Set • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.49 1 $13.49

Materials cost

$404.92

Vendor shipping charges

$15.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$455.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.47

Total project goal

$536.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$536.46

2 Donors

-$536.46

Donations toward project cost

-$455.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.47

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$0.00

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