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Mrs. Fountain from Orange TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Breakout!

My students need three Breakout EDU Kits for an immersive learning experience.

  • $573 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a very small community that sits on the southern state line of Texas and Louisiana. Two days before the first day of the school year Hurricane Harvey devastated our town. Of the 1,800 students we service, 1,100 were directly affected by the storm. Many lost everything. Not only possessions, but their very homes. Forcing them to live in a variety of situations: motels, shelters, RVs, pop-up trailers, or moving in with relatives. It took two months for us to obtain enough space in our district to resume school. Our entire junior high campus was relocated to the high school.

We created classrooms in any and every available space, including gyms, closets, foyers, and dressing rooms.

We've each had to create our "classrooms" from extremely limited furnishings. I am currently using a folding table for my teacher desk and a shower curtain as a whiteboard. My classroom is actually the high school drill team's practice studio, complete with an entire wall of mirrors! I've done what I can to make it a safe and welcoming place for my students, but I need your help to do more.

My Project

With the Breakout EDU Kits, my students can work together to solve problems of increasing difficulty, solving puzzles while reviewing material for our upcoming state mandated testing. Rather than practicing skills through days and days of worksheets, I can create a themed escape room. By completing the escape room my students are not only having fun, but they are being challenged in a variety of ways. These EDU kits also foster a sense of cooperation and collaboration which are traits they will need to succeed in their adult lives. These kits can also be used over and over again for years to come and in any content area.

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

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This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 3 $450.00

Materials cost

$450.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.90

Total project goal

$572.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.65

1 Donor

-$286.32

Donations toward project cost

-$243.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.95

match offer

-$286.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$243.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.95

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$0.00

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