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  • $967 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Kiedaisch
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 2 donors
  • $0 still needed

Learn to Love Math Centers for 5th Graders

My students need centers, boards, games, and manipulatives for math learning centers.

My Students

Math Centers? In 5th grade? Unheard of, or just what they need? My students are struggling students just on the cusp of passing the NJ state mandated test. We want to add math centers to our day to make learning more fun and help us pass.

I teach in southern NJ in a English Second Language inner city school.

We have 17 different languages spoken in my school. Most of my students are first generation Americans. My students are low income and receive free breakfast and lunch. Most of my students' parents never finished high school, so getting a good education for their child is very important to them and they push their child to do well in school.

My Project

My students' curriculum is mandated by the Core Common Standards and often by 5th grade, math is basically pencil and paper work. I feel like we are so close to passing the state math test that making math a little more exciting would help my kids pass. I want to set up math learning centers to do during math instruction. I chose math games, pre-made centers, and manipulatives so that they can practice skills I have taught in fun ways.

This project is important to me and my kids for their math skills as well as their self esteem.

Doing well and passing the NJASK will make them feel so proud of themselves. In the process, they can just have fun learning math skills and socializing.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD890X - Math Facts Practice Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $95.00 1 $95.00
BR413 - Thin-Line Permanent Markers - 8-Color Set • Lakeshore Learning $9.99 1 $9.99
GA536 - Giant Magnetic Lined Page • Lakeshore Learning $22.99 1 $22.99
LA138 - Write & Wipe Broad-Tip Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $34.99 1 $34.99
LA138 - Write & Wipe Broad-Tip Markers - Class Pack • Lakeshore Learning $34.99 1 $34.99
LL983 - Fractions, Decimals & Percents Circles • Lakeshore Learning $24.99 1 $24.99
LL881 - Fold-A-Shape Classroom Kit • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 3 $59.85
RA838 - 1" Color Cubes • Lakeshore Learning $19.99 4 $79.96
RA302 - Fraction Circles • Lakeshore Learning $29.99 1 $29.99
DD555X - Hands-On Measurement Centers - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 3 $387.00

Materials cost

$779.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$821.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.96

Total project goal

$966.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$966.41

2 Donors

-$966.41

Donations toward project cost

-$821.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$144.96

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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