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Ms. Karabas from Brooklyn NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ink for our Writing!

My students need ink in the classroom to print out research papers and worksheets.

  • $521 goal

This project expired on May 2, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in a high-poverty, Title 1 school, my students face many challenges inside and outside of the classroom. Despite these challenges, they all come to school every day excited to learn.

Almost all of my students are English Language Learners.

Aside from the rigorous academic work the students are required to do on a daily basis, they are also in the process of learning a new language. Many of the students' parents also speak very limited English and rely on their children for translation. These students have such a great responsibility that most fifth graders wouldn't have.

My Project

Every day students are writing; whether it be personal narratives, informational reports, or a story straight from their vivid imaginations. They love to include pictures and do research on the classroom laptops. After they type their reports, students want to print their paper to be able to share them with their classmates.

Having ink will bring their hard work to life.

Sharing your report with your class with pictures of the actual animal you researched or the characters you want to include in your fiction story is such a better experience than a black and white paper. Color adds life!

With many of my students being English Language Learners, differentiating lessons with different colors and images is crucial for their understanding of the content. The possibilities of what we can do in the classroom with ink is endless!

Ms. Karabas
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lexmark 501H Black Toner Cartridge (50F1H00), High Yield, Return Program • Staples Advantage $149.99 1 $149.99
Lexmark 501 Black Toner Cartridge (50F1000), Low Yield, Return Program • Staples Advantage $68.29 2 $136.58
HP 63XL Black/63 Tri-color Original Ink Cartridges, Multi-pack (2 cart per pack) (L0R48AN) • Staples Advantage $59.99 2 $119.98

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