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Ms. Billings from San Jose CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Through Interactive Notebooks

My students need composition books and colored pencils to develop Interactive Notebooks in various subjects.

  • $333 goal

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My Students

I work in a wonderful school with excited, motivated students. They always inspire me with their love of learning. Our school has a majority of high socioeconomically disadvantaged children. We are a Title I school with many cultures represented (mostly Latino and Vietnamese). Many of these students live in neighborhoods that tend to be unsafe and underprivileged which causes a lack of opportunities.

I truly believe in our motto of "preparing all children as global learners." I hope to give these students as many resources as they may need in order to become successful both in and outside of the classroom.

Your donations would truly be appreciated!

My Project

To make learning more engaging I have the students make interactive notebooks out of composition books for Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. The students make reference pages and color coded examples with markers and colored pencils to help them organize and understand concepts in these subjects. We insert many resources into the notebooks that help them to understand and focus on various academic standards.

These composition books are very beneficial and they make learning more interactive.

These notebooks become resources for the whole school year. The students continually go back in their notebooks when reviewing or studying specific concepts. If they can't remember how to do something they have a place where they can go to refresh their brain. These books become an amazing resource that benefits the students.

Ms. Billings
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Composition Book, 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", 5" x 5" Graph-Ruled, 100 Sheets • Staples Advantage $1.12 66 $73.92
Crayola Colored Pencils, 50/Box • Staples Advantage $8.99 8 $71.92
Crayola Classic Washable Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 8/Box • Staples Advantage $5.29 8 $42.32
Crayola Classic Markers, Fine Line, 10/Box • Staples Advantage $4.99 8 $39.92

Materials cost

$228.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$282.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.83

Total project goal

$332.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$332.20

1 Donor

-$141.19

Donations toward project cost

-$141.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$166.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$141.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.92

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$0.00

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