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Ms. Jackson from Gary IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping the Pace

Help me give my students supplies they need to be successful. The dry erase markers will allow my students to be present and engaged in the lessons.

  • $233 goal

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My Students

Our school has a mission to prepare all students to be college ready in the 21st century. We seek to abolish the traditional standards and methods of instruction; while constructing a learning environment that fosters growth inside and outside of the classroom. Over 75% of the students that we serve are from households that are below the poverty line but they do not allow their situations to define them.

My students are only a part of a large community of scholars that are dedicated to shattering cycles of poverty through education.

My scholars strive to excel in all areas of academics despite the many challenges that they may face outside of our four walls. They are fascinated by the "why" and never stop asking questions. They are willing to take risks, even though they know the odds are stacked against them.

My students possess the drive and passion for learning that cannot be extinguished. This drive and passion will propel them forward in life as they continue to navigate the world around them.

My Project

Serving students that have limited access to resources has many challenges. Students not only have financial deficiencies but learning gaps as well. The supplies that I selected will work toward closing those gaps. My class uses whiteboards during daily instruction. The white boards are used for modeling work, sharing work with partners and basic fluency activities. The whiteboard exchanges in my class set the pace for student success. One of the drawbacks of using whiteboards is the constant need for dry erase markers and erasers. Access to dry erase markers can determine whether students only view the lesson or whether they get to participate in the lesson. I have also included pencils because I want all students to feel included in the class. I never want my students to be excluded from the lesson due to not having a pencil.

Ms. Jackson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 46 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ARTEZA Dry Erase Markers, Bulk Pack of 52 (with Fine Tip), Black Color with Low-Odor Ink, Whiteboard Pens is perfect for School, Office, or Home • Amazon Business $19.99 5 $99.95
30 Pack Dry Erase Pockets – Black – by Essex Wares – for Teacher Lessons in a Classroom or for Use at Your Home or Office – Fits Standard 8.5” X 11” Paper • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Favourde 48 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleansers for Classroom, Home and Office (Blue, 1.97 x 1.97 Inch) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 75 Each • Amazon Business $10.64 1 $10.64

Materials cost

$165.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$197.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.86

Total project goal

$232.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$232.40

1 Donor

-$154.93

Donations toward project cost

-$131.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.24

match offer

-$77.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.62

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$0.00

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