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Ms. Brady from Bronx NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Laminating Heaven!

My students need to have their work laminated, so a new laminator and laminating pouches would be ideal.

  • $218 goal

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My Students

Teaching is an amazing field. We wear many hats and are expected to provide the best opportunities for our students to learn. I work in a low socioeconomic area of the Bronx with limited resources. I teach students who are on the Autism Spectrum. We create colorful graphic organizers for the students to complete. In the Special Education world, we often reuse the same graphic organizers that are laminated because it our students learn through repetition. It allows for them to use dry erase markers or crayons to complete the work and then erase it and do it again. Sometimes, we attach Velcro and have the lower functioning students match pictures to pictures that have been laminated.

Being able to laminate work allows me to save paper, but also let the students reuse repeatedly until they are able to independently accomplish the task themselves!

Please support my class by buying us laminator so that we can enjoy doing our work everyday!

My Project

Laminating worksheets and file folder activities will allow the students to complete work at their own pace. It will encourage them to keep doing their work over and over again without making it messy with the traditional pencil and paper method. The file folders are fun activities that encourage students to use their fine motor skills to pull and stick the work together. Using their fine motor skills, will allow the students to become more independent and help with other activities in their lives.

Laminating the worksheets and file folder preserves the work and allows for these activities to be passed on from year to year.

It also helps save paper!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 12 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fellowes SATURN 3i 125 Thermal and Cold Laminating Machine • Staples Advantage $125.18 1 $125.18
Staples Laminating Pouches, Letter, 3 Mil, 9" x 11 1/2", 50/Pk • Staples Advantage $6.75 4 $27.00

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