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Mrs. Long from Winchester CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Increasing Engagement in Math and Science Through Literacy.

Help me give my students a classroom library that will engage and challenge their perceptions on math and science.

  • $715 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 6th-grade students are curious, creative and full of questions! These students have been immersed in a one-to-one technology setting and have the opportunity to learn through simulation and hands-on experiences.

My students are budding 21st Century Learners, who need to learn how to blend technology and hands-on experiences to explore the core skills of communication, collaboration, critical thought, and creation.

Through the addition of novels, picture books, and other texts, students can grow their love and understanding of math and science. In a world so full of technology, this classroom library offers another tool for research, and incorporate ideas across subjects.

My Project

In spite of your age, the magic of a picture book never ends. I have 60 sixth-grade students in a one-to-one setting, where each student has access to a device. They're smart and very screen-happy.

I want my classroom to stimulate students in ways away from the screen and energize their learning.

These students are energetic thinkers who love to learn. Our school, parents, and administrators encourage and support students and teachers to seek ways to develop a love of learning for everyone.

These picture books and novels will be available in my classroom library for students to read at any time. During the content-related unit, I will use and read the corresponding picture book, or snippets of novels as a way to introduce, reinforce, or extend our grade-level work.

Donations to this project will give middle-school students the chance to revisit the "magic" of picture books, and dive into math and science-inspired novels to help them develop their love of learning across subjects.

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Goal! Soccer Facts and Stats • AKJ Education $20.15 1 $20.15
A Black Hole Is Not a Hole • AKJ Education $17.06 1 $17.06
The Man Who Counted • AKJ Education $16.95 1 $16.95
Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover • AKJ Education $16.78 1 $16.78
Start the Game Geometry in Sports • AKJ Education $16.50 1 $16.50
Maker Lab • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Mind-boggling Numbers • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
One Well The Story of Water on Earth • AKJ Education $13.83 1 $13.83
The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math • AKJ Education $13.46 1 $13.46
Hidden Figures • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Counting on Katherine • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Picture Book Edition • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
How to Make a Planet A Step-by-Step Guide to Building the Earth • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
The Science of Breakable Things • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Do the Math #2: The Writing on the Wall • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Women in Science • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
13 Planets The Latest View of the Solar System • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
Who Was Sally Ride? • AKJ Education $11.68 1 $11.68
Trailblazers: 33 Women in Science Who Changed the World • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
How to Be a Math Genius Your Brilliant Brain and How to Train It • AKJ Education $11.67 1 $11.67
True Green Kids 100 Things You Can Do to Save the Planet • AKJ Education $11.64 1 $11.64
Math Dictionary • AKJ Education $10.94 1 $10.94
Get Real What Kind of World Are You Buying? • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
We Are the Weather Makers The History of Climate Change • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
101 Things Everyone Should Know About Math • AKJ Education $9.45 1 $9.45
Blockhead The Life of Fibonacci • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
The Running Dream • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Our Footprint on Earth • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Harnessing Biofuels • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Early Life on Earth • AKJ Education $7.30 1 $7.30
Life As We Know It • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Brainstorm!: The Stories of Twenty American Kid Inventors • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Tracking Trash Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
The Rock Cycle • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Life and the Flow of Energy • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Clean Energy • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Are You Afraid Yet? The Science Behind Scary Stuff • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
A Math Journey through Space • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Factors and Multiples • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
Neil Armstrong Is My Uncle & Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me • AKJ Education $7.09 1 $7.09
Why Is There Life on Earth? • AKJ Education $6.93 1 $6.93
Black Pioneers of Science and Invention • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
One Giant Leap • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Counting by 7s • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Climate Maps • AKJ Education $6.53 1 $6.53
If You Find This • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Do the Math: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Black Holes • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Human Footprint Everything You Will Eat, Use, Wear, Buy, and Throw Out in Your Lifetime • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Who Was Neil Armstrong? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$521.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$47.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$606.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.11

Total project goal

$714.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$714.07

8 Donors

-$358.00

Donations toward project cost

-$304.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.70

match offer

-$356.07

Match offer toward project cost

-$302.66

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.41

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