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Mrs. Smith from Takotna AK is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Home Is Where School Is!

Help me give my students math, science, reading, and map resources to use for cross-curricular lessons at home.

  • $593 goal

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My Students

Fifteen Arctic Native, Hispanic, African American, and Caucasian students live in a very small rural community of 53 people. Most have been residents their entire lives and will likely return to live and work here after college or trade schools.

Families view school as very important because they want their children to be successful when competing for positions in their future careers.

Our rural, very isolated school has approximately 15 students whose families must go to the larger cities in the state to shop, or utilize online vendors for their necessities. Often vendors will not ship to us because of our remote location so we have very little variety in our supplies. The natural forest and river environment is our magnificent classroom.

My Project

Students do not have the learning resources in their homes needed for successful learning.

Maps, flash cards, fraction manipulatives, and take-home supplies will be given to each family to keep for all students in the home.

These materials can be utilized for many activities across the curriculum. Math fact fluency is very important for further success in math. Fractions are important in fourth and fifth grades. These items will be instrumental in providing academic success. Maps are used in reading and history. Microscopes will be introduced for science standards success.

Mrs. Smith
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bananagrams Classic Word Game • Nasco $15.00 5 $75.00
TW453 Multiplication All Facts 012 Flash Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 4 $55.96
TW454 Division All Facts 012 Flash Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 4 $55.96
Microslide Viewer Only • Nasco $10.95 4 $43.80
Changing Mixed Numbers to Fractions Flash Cards • Nasco $15.95 2 $31.90
Koplow Math Fraction Dice - Set of 12 • Nasco $6.25 5 $31.25
Fraction Tiles with Tray • Nasco $7.80 4 $31.20
Nasco Fractions Equivalence Tabletop Student Flip Charts - Set of 10 • Nasco $25.95 1 $25.95
Scratch-Art Solid Colored Paper - Pkg. of 60 • Nasco $24.65 1 $24.65
World Map Study Pack • Nasco $19.95 1 $19.95
U.S. Map Study Pack • Nasco $19.95 1 $19.95

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