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Ms. Martinez from Pasadena TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning in Color!

My students need different reading, writing and math activities in color.

  • $335 goal

This project expired on May 24, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of our fabulous students (98%) come from bilingual households and receive free or reduced-price lunch. Many of these children have responsibilities at home that make it difficult for them to function at one hundred percent when they come to school (making dinner, caring for younger siblings because parents are at work, etc.) They take what they have, however, and make the most of it. They may not be able to provide pencils or paper, but they are never without a smile.

Despite all of the challenges that they face, their hearts remain full of hope and love.

My Project

I would love to have my students enjoy learning reading and math activities in color.

A young child’s eyesight is attracted to all different colors and shapes.

It would be very efficient to have the materials that we use on a daily basis printed in color. To have flash cards with written words along with the designated drawing that are no longer just black and white, but for them to really catch the students attention. More than anything I would like to print small books that students can enjoy reading on their own with. With these books they will develop their comprehension skills, fluency, and vocabulary. Getting the materials and supplies that we need is sometimes challenging. My students are excited to learn and explore new horizons every day. As first graders, reading is an adventure they just discovered not too long ago. Bilingual teachers struggle in finding fun and exciting books that will catch our students attention in their native language. My sole mission is to get my students back on track. To get them even more anxious in reading books and flourishing their comprehension and fluency skills. To see their young minds, imagination, and creativity reach its full potential is what motivates me to become a better teacher for them.

Ms. Martinez
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP - 65XL High-Yield Ink Cartridge - Multicolor • Best Buy Education $29.16 4 $116.64
HP - DeskJet 3755 Wireless All-In-One Printer • Best Buy Education $62.66 1 $62.66
Pacon Array Multipurpose LaserInk-Jet Paper - Pkg. of 500 - 8-12 x 11 - 24 lb. • Nasco $23.40 1 $23.40
Bright Sheets - Pkg. of 240 - 8-12 x 11 • Nasco $20.30 1 $20.30
Pacon Array Card Stock - Bright Colors • Nasco $11.85 1 $11.85
Card Stock Smooth Starter Pack - Pkg. of 100 8-12 x 11 • Nasco $9.50 1 $9.50

Materials cost

$244.35

Vendor shipping charges

$6.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$284.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.21

Total project goal

$334.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$334.73

1 Donor

-$334.73

Donations toward project cost

-$284.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.21

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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