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Ms. Jackson from Stuttgart AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Economics using Earth Day Hooray!

My students need Earth Day Hooray books, iPad mini and protective case, and magnetic pattern blocks and base ten blocks.

  • $612 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The more that you read, the more things you know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." - Dr. Seuss

My students are a group of nine and ten year old students who are excited about learning new things and facing new challenges.

Although we are a small district we have a wonderful school made up of students, parents, teachers, and administrators who believe in working together to increase student achievement. We are part of a small district in Arkansas, and 75% of our students qualify for free or reduced meals.

My Project

My students need a class set of Earth Day books with magnetic base ten blocks, an iPad mini, and a protective case. Some of the topics addressed in the books selected are: saving, savings goals, interest, borrowing, and opportunity cost. These books and blocks will also allow us to spend time on many standards, including place value. Place value has been a difficult concept for some of my students this year and I believe these books and blocks will allow each of my students to gain meaningful experiences that can strengthen their current skills. Additionally, by using the iPad mini, I predict that my students will be able to work together to strengthen their economic skills through educational apps as well as research.

Donating to this project can help me tighten the gaps that some students face.

Funding this project will allow my students to be more actively engaged in Economic lessons. Additionally, my students' lives will be changed for the better by their ability to read, research, and participate in lessons that will build better decision making skills in the real world.

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Ms. Jackson
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple iPad mini MD531LL/A (16GB, Wi-Fi, White / Silver) • Amazon $237.00 1 $237.00
TT803 - Magnetic Numbers & Counters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Aceguarder global design new products iPad mini 1&2&3 case snowproof waterproof dirtproof shockproof cover case with stand Super protection for kids Outdoor adventure sports tourism Gifts Outdoor Carabiner + whistle + handwritten touch pen (ACEGUARDER brand) (Light Blue/White) • Amazon $19.99 1 $19.99
ID305 - Magnetic Base Ten Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 2 $17.98
PP281 - Magnetic Storage Boxes - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
KU597 - Giant Magnetic Letters - Uppercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
KU598 - Giant Magnetic Letters - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 1 $10.99
Earth Day--Hooray! • AKJ Books $4.37 22 $96.14
ID302 - Magnetic Pattern Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$446.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$519.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.69

Total project goal

$611.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$611.24

3 Donors

-$295.62

Donations toward project cost

-$251.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.34

Matching donations from our partners

-$315.61

Match offers toward project cost

-$268.27

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.34

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$0.00

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