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Mrs. Pargas from Albuquerque NM is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let Their Voices be Heard!

Help me give my students a way to speak up with a microphone and stay organized with durable folders.

  • $189 goal

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My Students

The community I serve is composed of Hispanic and Latino students from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Despite their circumstances, my students are full of energy and curiosity for new things and subjects. A large majority of students at my school are being raised by their grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc., because either their parents are not around, or their parents are working multiple jobs or long hours.

Even though many of my students face hardships, they are the sweetest bunch around and are always eager to be at school and learn.

My Project

Having a timer with visual cues is a great tool to help my students learn independent time management skills. It will also help me facilitate small groups keeping my students on track while I focus on the students in front of me.

A microphone will help my soft spoken kiddos a way to let everyone hear their ideas.

Recently we published a class book and we read it to our parents. A few students were shy and they read their page but unfortunately not everyone could hear them. I do not want that to happen again. My students are learning how to speak in front of others and this is the tool that will give them the confidence to shine.

The folders are helpful to communicate with families and keep my students organized. The front pocket is where I will put my weekly newsletter. The prongs inside will hold a behavior chart and reference sheets. The pockets will be how I can send home flyers and student work to share with parents.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 20 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
MAKHISTORY Plastic 2 Pocket Folders with Clear Front Pocket - 8 Pack, 3 Prong Folders for Letter Size Paper, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $15.99 3 $47.97
Stikkiworks STK01320BN Stikki Clips Self-Stick Reusable Paper Holders, White, 20 Per Pack, 6 Packs • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
BONAOK Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone,3-in-1 Portable Handheld Karaoke Mic Speaker Machine Home Party Birthday Graduation Gift for iPhone/Android/iPad/Sony/PC/All Smartphone(Rose Gold) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Learning Resources Time Tracker Mini Visual Timer, Auditory and Visual Cue, Ages 3+ • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99

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