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Mrs. Young from Crab Orchard TN is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It All Adds Up!

My students need a class set of 50 calculators.

  • $565 goal

This project expired on November 22, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Welcome to 4th grade Math and Science! In math and science it's so important that "It All Adds Up!" I am hoping to get a full set of calculators for each of my 4th grade classes.

This will be the 1st year that 4th grade is departmentalized (switches classes) at my school.

We have 2 fourth grade classes. I will be teaching Math and Science. I am so excited to take part in this new adventure with my students. I would like to have calculators in my class so that I can teach my students how to properly use this helpful tool! I want my students to understand that calculators are a tool we can use to assist us in solving problems. They are not designed to "just give and answer," but rather to help us solve a problem.

My Project

My students will begin by using the calculators to check their work when we learn a new concept. I want them to be able to complete the steps correctly on their own. After they master the given skill, they will then be allowed to work through a problem using the calculator to assist them.

I feel that the calculators will be make a huge difference in my class.

A calculator is something they will use in higher grades, and for the rest of their lives. I want to help them learn how to use them in the correct way.

Mrs. Young
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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TI-108 Calculator Teacher Kit • Carolina Biological Supply Company $80.70 5 $403.50

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