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

Intermediate School Escape Room Challenge

My students need Breakout Edu kits, iPods and VR Googles, Post it notes, and laminating pouches to survive the Escape Room!

  • $1,000 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our classroom is a safe place for students to come and know that no matter what is going on in their life, we will make them feel welcomed and accepted by everyone. The class is a mix of general education students, special education students, and students in need of Academic Intervention Services (AIS). These students come from a variety of economic backgrounds which means that the students come to us at many different levels.

Our classroom design and learning experiences help students develop tolerance for people from all walks of life.

Creating a comfortable learning environment and providing many different types of learning experiences contribute to the success of our students.

My Project

My goal is to provide fun and engaging learning opportunities for my students. Along with two of my colleagues, we will be designing Escape Rooms as an innovative way to teach our grade level curriculum.

Escape rooms will require students to use their problem-solving skills, add an element of competition to the lesson, and provide time for students to collaborate all while learning a specific skill or content.

The students will get clues that are related to the curriculum we are currently covering in the classroom. The laminating sheets will be used to laminate the clues so that I can use them again in the future. The post-it notes will be for the groups to use throughout the process. The iPods will be used for codes requiring a QR reader and also for clues utilizing the VR googles. Once students have completed all of the clues, they will be able to unlock the Breakout boxes! All of these materials will be put to good use creating a few different types of Escape Rooms throughout the year to cover the content. Join me in helping my students master the curriculum through Escape Rooms!

Ms. Malone
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPod touch 32GB MP3 Player - Blue • Best Buy Education $199.99 2 $399.98
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 2 $300.00
Crystal Clear 200-Pieces Universal Thermal Laminating Pouches • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
iPod Touch 6th Generation Case, [Heave Duty] i-Blason Apple iTouch 5/6 Case Armorbox [Dual Layer] Hybrid Fullbody Case with Front Cover and Builtin Screen Protector / Impact Resistant Bumper (Blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
VR Glasses Latest Edition NewLifeStore 3D Movies and Games Virtual Reality Headset White • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98
Colored Sticky Note Bundle Set, Mini Rectangular Notes and Index Flags Organizer, With Two Year Calendar. Leather Look Design Holder, Great Teachers Gift! By Mega Stationers • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89

Materials cost

$807.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$849.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.99

Total project goal

$999.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$999.92

1 Donor

-$499.96

Donations toward project cost

-$424.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.99

match offer

-$499.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$424.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.99

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$0.00

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