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Ms. Shotwell from Grand Prairie TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

I Checked It Myself

Help me give my students Power Pen!, Power Pen! quiz cards and self-checking practice cards in order to allow them to self check during center time.

  • $454 goal

This project expired on May 11, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I proudly teach third grade at a Title One school in Grand Prairie, Texas. Our school is committed to putting scholars first and meeting them where they are academically and emotionally.

I have an amazingly diverse group of students that not only make me a better person, but also a better teacher.

They come to school happy and ready to work despite the challenges they may face in and out of the classroom. They are lights in an often dark world.

My Project

Having centers that are meaningful and not busy work is important to me. I believe teachers should individualize instruction for their students through small group teaching, but when doing so, we must also provide centers.

One of the issues I have with centers is making sure my students are doing the work correctly, not just going through the motions.

I want to be able to provide my students with centers engage them academically, but also allows them to check their work in the moment.

Power Pen! and the Power Pen! quiz cards are a fun way to build reading and math skills. Students read the passage or workout math problems and then simply touch the answer with the Power Pen! They are instantly given feedback letting them know if they chose the correct answer or not. I am also requesting math and language cards that are self checking. My students will simply read and answer the questions on the front of the cards using dry erase markers and flip them over to check the answers on the back.

Ms. Shotwell
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BD520X - Power Pen!® Math Quiz Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $75.00 1 $75.00
BD530X - Power Pen!® - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LC314 - Solve, Flip & Check! Math Practice Cards - Gr. 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LC593 - Self-Checking Language Practice Cards - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
LC594 - Self-Checking Language Practice Cards - Gr. 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
TT683 - Solve, Flip & Check Fractions Cards - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC313 - Solve, Flip & Check! Math Practice Cards - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LC592 - Self-Checking Language Practice Cards - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
BD583 - Power Pen!® Reading Comprehension Quiz Cards - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
BD533 - Power Pen!® Word Problem Quiz Cards - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD530 - Power Pen!® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$349.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$385.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.97

Total project goal

$453.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$453.12

1 Donor

-$226.56

Donations toward project cost

-$192.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.98

match offer

-$226.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$192.57

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.98

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$0.00

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