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Ms. Perez from Jersey City NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Interactive Math— Let the Brightness Begin!!!!

My students need markers, paper, pen and other classroom supplies to get hands-on learning in math.

  • $599 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I teach students who range in age from 15 to 19. They are a group of individuals with a variety of social, economical, and emotional needs. It is my belief that they have a tremendous ability to learn, they just need a variety of ways to accomplish that. A few years ago, I introduced interactive notebooks and manipulatives as well as guided notes to my students. The students loved the ability to get hands on with math. The bright colors and easy to follow format of notes meant the students were retaining more. It is my intent with the help of this project to continue interactive notebooks and take it to an even better format.

My Project

I have found over the years using bright colors and interactive manipulatives that the students help create, they retain more and are willing to participate more. Math can be difficult, so having the bright colors of the Astro Bright paper and colored pens to create interactive notes to study is very helpful. I will also be using the laminating sheets to create graph paper/ manipulatives for their notebook which they can use the dry erase markers to create graphs over and over again. The dry erase boards will allow them to work out answers in groups without wasting too much paper.

Ms. Perez
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5" x 11", 24 lb./89 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets/Pack (21289/22289) • Quill.com $13.59 10 $135.90
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 12/pk (86603) • Quill.com $13.59 6 $81.54
Pilot G2 Premium Retractable Gel-Ink Rolling Ball Pens, Fine Point (0.7mm), Assorted, 8/Pk (31128) • Quill.com $8.49 6 $50.94
EXPO Dry Erase Markers, Ultra Fine Tip, Black, 36/Pack (2003894) • Quill.com $48.32 1 $48.32
Fellowes 5 Mil Laminating Pouch, Letter, 200/Pack (5245301) • Quill.com $44.62 1 $44.62
Fellowes Laminating Pouches - Letter 3 mil 200 pack • Quill.com $39.99 1 $39.99
Elmer's School Glue Sticks, Dries Clear, 7g., 60/Pack • Quill.com $35.52 1 $35.52
Chenille Kraft Dry Erase Student Boards, Plain White, 9" x 12", 10/St • Quill.com $35.01 1 $35.01

Materials cost

$471.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$508.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.81

Total project goal

$598.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$598.73

6 Donors

-$324.36

Donations toward project cost

-$275.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.65

Matching donations from our partners

-$274.36

Match offers toward project cost

-$233.21

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.15

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$0.00

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