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Mr. Maratea from Meriden CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's Not an Opinion, It's Peer Review!

Help me give my students a way to review their peers' efforts in math class!

  • $773 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Math is a subject students either love or hate coming in. My goal is to build relationships with my students and then get them to slowly realize that we are all in this together. It is not one teacher and 25 students, it is 26 teachers.

The power of peer reviewing helps students realize they are just like everyone else.

All people have strengths and weaknesses. Students just need to realize we are all here to learn and improve together.

My Project

All of our students have so much to offer each other. With the addition of a document camera to the classroom, my students will be able to learn and apply appropriate methods of assessing their peers' performances on particular assignments.

The ultimate goal is building a math community where students are able to reach out to one another without worrying about whether they are right or wrong.

Using this camera, and calculators when needed, I will be able to model how students can assess each other in respectful and helpful ways. Eventually, my goal is to be able to display work from any student on a given day and have the class critique their performance, while also reflecting on their own work.

Mr. Maratea
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmo MX P document camera with Elmo MX Writing Board • CDW-G $474.00 1 $474.00
Texas Instruments - Scientific Calculator • Best Buy Education $11.96 12 $143.52

Materials cost

$617.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$656.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$115.90

Total project goal

$772.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$772.68

4 Donors

-$590.27

Donations toward project cost

-$501.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.54

match offer

-$182.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$155.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.36

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$0.00

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