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  • $193 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Arcara
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help Us Master the Basic Skills of Math (Part 2)

The cost of a couple of math games is $193, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am a third grade teacher at P.S. 345 in East New York, Brooklyn, where 98% of our students receive free lunch. They are children who have the desire to learn, but are performing below grade level. First and foremost, my goal is to create an inviting, hands-on learning environment where the students can feel and touch and manipulate objects as they learn. I would like to create a math center where students can take math beyond the abstract and explore the concepts at their fingertips. My students are entitled to the same opportunities that other children have and not just a workbook that even our parents have trouble understanding. By creating this math center, students will be able to have a concrete visualization of the concepts and have fun while they are learning. I want to help students master the essential math skills that they need to know. Through action packed games from the Math Games Library, students will receive hands-on practice for specific math skills.They can, for example, solve word problems in a race through space or balance their own "bank account" through a game of deposits and withdrawals. I feel that these materials will benefit my students greatly and they will enjoy learning from them as much as I enjoy teaching them. Thank you for your time and your generosity to my students.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT670 - Mastering Math Games Library - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $95.00 1 $95.00
ZE515 - Math Magic Game • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95

Materials cost

$124.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$157.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.65

Total project goal

$192.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$192.50

2 Donors

-$182.54

Donations toward project cost

-$158.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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