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Mr. Woods from Summerville SC is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Historians Unite!

I need registration fees, so I can present a paper.

  • $543 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 7th graders know that I expect them to be lifelong learners. Because of this, I am always sharing my professional development opportunities with them. I want them to see that I am learning continuously, too.

My students hunger passionately for the latest scholarship.

My students are articulate and inquisitive. With these two attributes, I put contemporary issues before them and watch them wrestle with the complexities of those issues. In my classroom (and beyond), students are becoming top-notch historians.

My Project

This national conference represents the latest scholarship on a wide range of topics which I teach in my 7th grade curriculum. By attending this conference, I will be able to learn about methodology, content, and pedagogy which will benefit my students and I will also be able to network with scholars from around the country. This networking piece is very important because, with it, I will always have a way to find resources which will help my students.

I am presenting on female agency in Islam.

I am excited about challenging outdated narratives about this misunderstood part of the world.

Mr. Woods
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity National Council For Social Studies Conference Registration Fee $335.00
Food National Council for Social Studies Conference, November 22-24 $90.00

Trip cost

$425.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$461.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.42

Total project goal

$542.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$542.80

13 Donors

-$272.00

Donations toward project cost

-$231.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.80

Matching donations from our partners

-$270.80

Match offers toward project cost

-$230.18

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.62

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$0.00

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