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Mr. Leopold from Columbus OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping It Real!

My students need these magazines as part of our weekly integration of current events with our writing and reading lessons.

  • $176 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have a boy with muscular dystrophy in our room and he is unable to get upstairs to the main part of our school library. Well, my students applied their understanding of the Bill of Rights and began protests and lots of communication with the Superintendent about the situation.

These wonderful students have been able to convince the Board to approve a long-term plan of adding an elevator or lift to the top floor---until then, a second library has been added to the bottom floor and this grant is needed in order to help fill the library with books for any student who chooses to come here.

We have many students with strong socio-emotional needs and they will be using this library as a more comfortable place to go to. So, will you help begin the first wave of additions to this library for all? The books chosen are based on the interests of the students.

My Project

My goal this year is to provide relevance in every area of the curriculum. I want every single reading and writing lesson to connect with important events going on in the world around my students. We will use these magazines to be the springboard for classroom discussions, creative writings, and debates.

The goal is to help my students become the kind of students who look at others with the eyes of empathy and compassion.

These magazines will assist in this goal. The readings will help us understand more about those who we do not understand. This kind of knowledge will help erase any historical fragments of bias or prejudice that may still exist in the minds of some students.

Mr. Leopold
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 52 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIME For Kids - 5-6 COMBO Bundle - 28 issues / Minimum of 10 subscriptions • TIME for Kids $4.50 26 $117.00

Materials cost

$117.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.25

Total project goal

$175.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.01

3 Donors

-$116.66

Donations toward project cost

-$99.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.49

match offer

-$58.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$49.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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