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Ms. Mishel from Scottsdale AZ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hot Dots and Snack Shacks

My students need opportunities to practice their foundational math skills and Hot Dots is the perfect interactive tool for this purpose. Additionally, the student run "Snack Shack" needs a cash box for its weekly business.

  • $167 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Fifth and sixth grade students create our community of multi-age learners. As part of the upper elementary, these students switch classes and teachers. I have the privilege of teaching Math and Science. Our students frequently engage in project based learning and are fortunate to have a STEAM lab, the school garden and a daily arts/movement class to foster a full and deep learning environment.

This population of students also participates as the officers for our Student Advisory on campus (K-6) and have facilitated monthly service projects to benefit global, national and local causes which are important to our student body and their families.

As a result of one of the fundraisers, students in 5th and 6th now operate a weekly Snack Shack at the various lunches for their classmates selling healthier snack items.

My Project

Students continually work on developing their foundational math skills while also learning new concepts. The goal is for all students to improve their basic math fluency skills, whether working on place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, time, money or fractions - skills which all K-6 students need to know.

Hot Dots Power Pens and Quiz Cards address all of the math foundational skills while providing students an opportunity to practice for improved fluency, in an interactive manner.

The system offers students instant reinforcement. Kids just touch an answer with the special pen, and the pen tells them if they’re right or wrong.

Ms. Mishel
Grades 6-8

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BD530X - Power Pen™ - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
SentrySafe Cash Box, Locking Cash Box With Money Tray, Medium, CB-12 • Amazon Business $12.86 1 $12.86
BD524 - Money Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD526 - Fractions Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD528 - Division Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD525 - Place Value Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD523 - Telling Time Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$102.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.35

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$141.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.00

Total project goal

$166.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$166.69

2 Donors

-$157.87

Donations toward project cost

-$141.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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