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Mrs. Boutet from East Haven CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Be Independent

My students need PowerPens and PowerPen Quiz cards so that they can work independently during centers.

  • $230 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 17 energetic first-graders who are enthusiastic about learning. They live in an urban community and come from a variety of backgrounds. I have students with a wide range of learning styles and needs. They all love to move throughout the day, play games, and use technology. I try to provide activities that incorporate movement as much as possible in order to keep them engaged.

All of my students come to school every day excited and ready to learn, and I passionately want to continue to strive to provide the best learning environment for all of them.

My Project

My first graders work in math and literacy learning centers for a large portion of their school day. This gives me an opportunity to teach in a small group setting and focus on individualized skills. While I am meeting with a group, my other students are working independently. I am always looking for different ways to keep my students more engaged and excited about learning. Having Power Pen Math and Reading cards will allow my students the ability to work at their own level during math and literacy centers. The cards provide picture clues to boost understanding and the pens will provide immediate feedback. These materials will also allow my students to be more independent and even self correct their work while having some fun. By providing these tools for my students, they will begin to see that they can be more independent.

Mrs. Boutet
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BD530X - Power Pen™ - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
Energizer AA Batteries, Double A Battery Max Alkaline (24 Count) E91BP-24 • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
BD543 - Short Vowels Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD544 - Long Vowels Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD546 - Blends & Digraphs Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD522 - Subtraction Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD525 - Place Value Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD521 - Addition Power Pen™ Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$162.41

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.44

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$194.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.39

Total project goal

$229.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$229.24

1 Donor

-$229.24

Donations toward project cost

-$194.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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