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  • $990 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Guerrero
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Keeping the Classroom Busy

My students need adaptive standing desks, snacks, extra reading and math workbooks, colorful pens and highlighters, water, sensory tools, folders, learning games, critical thinking games and other school tools.

My Students

My students are special education students with a myriad of disabilities. Some of these disabilities include specific learning disabilities, autism, emotional disturbance, fetal alcohol syndrome, intellectual disabilities and ADHD. Most of my students require social-emotional and academic supports in order to access the curriculum. They do not learn the way the general education students learn. They require many accommodations and resources to help them become successful.

These students are from a low income and culturally diverse city.

Our school is located in the city of San Leandro, California. My students are all performing below grade level, but I am optimistic that, with the right supports, they will be able to further their academic achievement and possibly perform at grade level. It is amazing to see these students tackle challenges with confidence and pride.

My Project

Some of the most important subjects for my students are reading, writing, and math. All of these skills are important for students to develop in order to have access to the general ed curriculum. In order to best help my students, I need to have access to curriculum-based material that is at or above their grade level. Another area of concern is their emotional state of mind when they arrive in class without being well-nourished. I would like to be able to provide them with snacks which will give them the energy to make it through the school day. I'm a believer that literature should be fun, therefore, learning games can help my students think critically while enjoying the learning process of learning. We need adaptive standing desks, snacks, extra reading and math workbooks, colorful pens and highlighters, water, sensory tools, folders, learning games, critical thinking games and other learning supplies.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wizcom tech WRPTS ReadingPen TS Personal Reading Assistant. • Amazon Business $229.95 1 $229.95
Seville Classics Mobile Laptop Desk Cart with Side Table • Amazon Business $47.49 2 $94.98
NeuTab® 7'' Quad Core Google Android 4.4 KitKat Tablet PC, 8GB Nand Flash, HD 1024X600 Display, Bluetooth, Dual Camera, 1 Year US Warranty FCC Certified (Black) • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Sensory Sand • Amazon Business $28.75 1 $28.75
PUR 18 Cup Dispenser w/ 1 Filter • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
The Ready Readers Bundle: 500 Sight Words in 5 Packs of Flashcards from Pre K to Third Grade by Pint-Size Scholars • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Snack Chips Gift Set Party Box Bundle Care Package 50 Count • Amazon Business $19.50 1 $19.50
Large Wooden Tower Deluxe Stacking Game with Exclusive "Matty's Toy Stop" Storage Bag • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
Best Highlighters (Extra Large 50 Pack) 2 Styles (Large Barrel & Pen Size) in 5 Different Colors in Yellow, Green, Orange, Blue, and Pink - Perfect for Bible Study, Classroom, Students, and Teachers! • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Week-by-Week Phonics Packets: 30 Independent Practice Packets That Help Children Learn Key Phonics Skills and Set the Stage for Reading Success • Amazon Business $14.83 1 $14.83
Kinetic Sand - Sandbox & Molds Activity Set (Colors Vary) • Amazon Business $14.19 1 $14.19
PUR CRF-950Z 2-Stage Water Pitcher Replacement Filter, 3-Pack • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Multiplication & Division Bingo Game • Amazon Business $13.85 1 $13.85
Week-by-Week Phonics & Word Study Activities for the Intermediate Grades: 35 Mini-Lessons With Skill-Building Activities to Help Students Tackle ... Their Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension • Amazon Business $13.68 1 $13.68
Teacher Created Resources Classroom Calendar Bulletin Board from Mary Engelbreit (4314) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Guess Who? Board Game • Amazon Business $12.47 1 $12.47
Pentel Color Pen, Set of 36, Assorted (S360-36) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Oxford Twin Pocket Folders, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 25 per Box (57513EE) • Amazon Business $5.89 2 $11.78
Reading Guide Highlighter Strips (Colored Overlays / Tinted Overlays) Set of 7 Colors with Storage Case (InPrimeTime Exclusive) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Synonyms Bingo Game • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Extra Practice for Struggling Readers: Phonics: Motivating Practice Packets That Help Intermediate Students Build Essential Decoding Skills to Succeed in Reading and Writing • Amazon Business $10.77 1 $10.77
Multiplication Bingo Game • Amazon Business $10.66 1 $10.66
Spectrum Math Workbook, Grade 2 • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Spectrum Math Workbook, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Spectrum Math Workbook, Grade 3 • Amazon Business $8.93 1 $8.93
Spectrum Math Workbook, Grade 5 • Amazon Business $8.91 1 $8.91
Sight Words Level 2 Bingo Game • Amazon Business $8.87 1 $8.87
Parts of Speech Bingo Game • Amazon Business $8.75 1 $8.75
Spectrum Phonics, Grade 2 • Amazon Business $8.70 1 $8.70
Hasbro Connect 4 Game • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00

Materials cost

$728.32

Vendor shipping charges

$4.79

State sales tax

$66.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$840.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.35

Total project goal

$989.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$989.02

5 Donors

-$989.02

Donations toward project cost

-$840.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$148.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 36 students.

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