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Ms. Sparn from Ringgold GA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Can See It - I Can Do It

My students need visual examples to support their hands on learning.

  • $449 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love watching my students faces when they visually see things they are learning. It's like a light bulb goes off. My students are very limited in their educational experiences due to intellectual and behavioral difficulties. I have 15 students who are in grades 6-8. They are Intellectually Disabled, Blind, Autistic, and/or Speech and Language Impaired.

My students learn through all different modalities.

They are very visual and learn best when they can see what they are learning and when they can physically be involved.

Science is such a great way to promote learning through the use of visual experiences and hands on activities. It can tend to be very abstract. My students are very concrete when it comes to learning. They learn best when things are broken down into more manageable parts and when they can visualize what the learning is about.

My Project

Science is such a great way to promote learning through the use of visual experiences and hands on activities. The focus of this project is for students to participate in visual, hands on Science activities while also learning academic skills (Reading, Science, Social Studies and Math).

Hands-on learning provides a fun and engaging way for students to gain an understanding of difficult concepts.

In order to make the learning experience more visual, as well as hands on for my students, additional funds are necessary. Classroom materials that help prepare students for their Science experiences would greatly enhance their learning. Materials that are colorful and simple would be a great addition.

Students will be able to observe and investigate science. Students will have meaningful learning experiences when learning is engaging and fun.

Ms. Sparn
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ROCK KIT SCHOOL COLL • School Specialty $44.63 1 $44.63
GEARS BLDG BEGINNERS SET • School Specialty $42.02 1 $42.02
FLIP CHART PUSHING MOVING AND PULLING • School Specialty $38.33 1 $38.33
FLIP CHART EXPLORING MATTER • School Specialty $38.33 1 $38.33
FLIP CHART ALL ABOUT ANIMALS • School Specialty $38.33 1 $38.33
SPROUT AND GROW WINDOW • School Specialty $29.96 1 $29.96
COUNTERS THREE BEAR FAMILY • School Specialty $25.91 1 $25.91
SCIENCE LIFE CYCLE OF A FROG • School Specialty $13.49 1 $13.49
MODELS LIFE CYCLE OF A GREEN SEA TURTLE • School Specialty $13.49 1 $13.49
BALL LIGHT AND SOUND ENERGY • School Specialty $6.83 1 $6.83
COUNTING CHIPS TRANSPARENT 6 COLOR SET OF 250 • School Specialty $5.21 1 $5.21

Materials cost

$296.53

Vendor shipping charges

$29.65

State sales tax

$20.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$381.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.25

Total project goal

$448.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$448.34

8 Donors

-$398.34

Donations toward project cost

-$338.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.75

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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