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Mrs. Dogaru from Westminster CA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It Takes a Village to Help us Succeed

My students need materials that are interactive/tangible(Leapster2, moon sand) and hands on materials (human body, magnets, etc.)to ensure academic success.

  • $499 goal

This project expired on March 23, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Be an important component of our classroom, be the last piece of the puzzle, help our students succeed in a world that they do not fully understand.

Our students have been diagnosed with Autism and their abilities range from moderate to severe.

They are loving affectionate kids that deserve to be exposed to all the aspects of education. Some are inquisitive and eager to learn, but require alternative teaching tools. Students with Autism depend on manipulatives, tangibles,and visuals to ensure that they reach their full potential. They attend a Title 1 school in a low income area. Funds are very low and the materials are scarce.

My Project

The materials requested will be used to expose the students to the curriculum that their typical schoolmates enjoy on a daily basis. The human body model will provide them with a tangible, they will be to touch and see the many organs and parts our body is composed of and they will have a better understanding of how their bodies work. Learning to identify body parts will prove beneficial when expressing pain or discomfort. The building a sentence program will help our students develop and practice expressing their needs and want in full sentences. The materials requested to ensure that each student will be given the chance to reach his or her full potential.

Your donation will provide our students with tools necessary to their learning.

It will make the learning experience a little less challenging. The materials you help donate to our classroom will contribute to our students success.

Mrs. Dogaru
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT368 - Sentence Building Learning Center • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
ZZ11 - Fascinating Facts Human Body Game • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
HH222 - Can Do! Magnets Discovery Kit • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
ELECTRICITY DISCOVERY KIT EA • Frey Scientific, Inc. $19.75 1 $19.75
SOCIAL STUDIES THROUGH THE YEAR PRIMARY- - --*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $32.45 1 $32.45
Leapster2 Handheld - Green----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $63.99 1 $63.99
Mr. Pencil s Learn to Draw and Write----*Comments* • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $29.99 1 $29.99
Moon Sandtm 5 lb. - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
See 'N' Solve Fraction Calculator • Kaplan Early Learning Company $25.76 1 $25.76
Four Step Sequencing • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
Gel Writing Boards (Set of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $40.38 1 $40.38

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