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Ms. Griffis from Ann Arbor MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Fun

Help me give my students a learning environment where they can be focused and learn independently with whiteboards, a pocket chart, and binders!

  • $236 goal

This project expired on February 28, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a school where there is a wide variety of needs. I am a special education teacher and this is my first year teaching. I have 9 students on my caseload meaning I write their IEP's, yield parent concerns, and communicate with their general education teachers everyday. I also teach a resource math class where I teach students who cannot learn in the general education math classes.

I come into contact with 14 amazing students in my classroom and each one of my children deserves the ability to read and learn in a fun and exciting environment that meets their individual needs.

I would love to buy my students the world, but as a first year teacher, I find it difficult to buy everything I need to start up my classroom and buy everything I think my students need.

My Project

I am a first year teacher and I teach middle school students who are receiving special education services. I cannot afford to pay for these items out of my own pocket, but my students could really use them! My students struggle with organization and blurting out. The whiteboards and organizational tools listed above could really help them.

My students deserve so much, and I wish I could give them everything!

As a first year teacher, I have a lot that I need and cannot afford to buy it all and my students need these items now. The binders will be used in math class to give my students an organized set of notes. The white boards and markers will be used in math when I ask the students a math question and they can write the answer as opposed to blurting out. The pocket chart will be used to help organize the different papers needed in order to run a special education classroom. Thank you so much for you contribution!

Ms. Griffis
Grades 6-8

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STUDENT BOARD DRY ERASE PLAIN 9X12 SCHOOL SMART - EACH • School Specialty $3.61 10 $36.10
Staples Standard View Binder with D-Rings, White, 220 Sheet Capacity, 1" Ring • Staples Advantage $2.72 10 $27.20
Teacher Created Resources Number Line -20 to +120 Bulletin Board Display Set • Staples Advantage $25.89 1 $25.89
Deflect-O Organizing Cubes, 1 Cube, 4 Drawers (350301) • Staples Advantage $21.59 1 $21.59
File Organizer Pocket Chart Gr K-5 • Teachers' School Supply $14.99 1 $14.99
Creative Teaching Press Bold & Bright Welcome Bulletin Board, 46/Set (CTP3996) • Staples Advantage $12.99 1 $12.99
TOWLETTES EXPO MARKERBOARD SAN81850 PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $9.29 1 $9.29
MARKERS DRY ERASE NEW STYLE 8-CLR CHISEL SET OF 8 • School Specialty $6.74 1 $6.74
Trend Enterprises Inc. - Chart Multiplication 17 X 22 Gr 3-4 • Teachers' School Supply $2.99 1 $2.99
MARKERS DRY ERASE NEW STYLE 4CLR CSL S/4 • School Specialty $2.82 1 $2.82

Materials cost

$160.60

Vendor shipping charges

$7.48

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$200.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.38

Total project goal

$235.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$235.87

2 Donors

-$117.94

Donations toward project cost

-$100.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.69

match offer

-$117.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.69

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$0.00

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