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Mrs. Duan from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Carryover Learning from School to Home!

Help me give my students classroom and home supplies for reading, writing, visual arts, and STEM projects in speech and language therapy.

  • $751 goal

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My Students

My students are 4 to 11 years old, with moderate to profound hearing loss, using hearing aids and/or cochlear implants to support communication by speaking and/or signing in American Sign Language. Most of my students are Spanish-English bilinguals and English language learners. They attend self-contained special education classes within a general education school to promote inclusion with typically-developing peers.

Our speech and language sessions bridge the home-to-school connection at each student's unique level of ability and supplementing each family's accessibility to educational resources.

My students are wonderful, hardworking students who deserve the best tools to help them succeed!

My Project

The new school year has just begun, which means our speech and language supplies are ready for a refresher and upgrade!

When my students interact with new classroom supplies, it enables them to pursue problem-solving, student-led inquiry and collaborative exploration that they can continue with their families at home.

The following supplies requested will help my students and their families in three central ways.

To support learning: We will use essential, long-lasting school supplies such as heavy duty sheet protectors, multicolor folders and markers to customize my students’ varied reading and writing levels so they can advance their levels by annotating laminated, color-coded texts for close reading and phonics practice.

To support creativity: We will restock art supplies to create craft projects where the sky is the limit, using markers, glitter, glue and art media (glass bead gel, gloss gel and matte medium) to create mixed media collages, image transfers and tactile art. We will use gloves, glue and Ziploc bags for STEM projects, such as slime experiments to test recipe ingredients and proportions. Extra supplies will be sent home so students can continue to create new works with their families. We will use the laptop stand as a slant board for students with visual processing needs to focus their gazes on the task at hand.

To support self-care: We will use cleaning supplies to refresh our work spaces and start off every day ready to learn in school and at home. We will use tissues, paper towels, sanitizers and wipes as needed to reinforce good hygiene habits. When we have our lunches on field trips, an on-the-go bottle of sanitizer goes the extra mile in keeping my students healthy and ready to explore!

Mrs. Duan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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 25 students.

9 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
JAM Paper Plastic Sleeves, 9" x 12", Assorted Colors, 12/Pack (380SASST) • Staples Advantage $11.99 5 $59.95
Pampers Sensitive Baby Wipes, White, Unscented, 6 4/5 X 7, 36/pack, 12 Pack/carton • Staples Advantage $54.99 1 $54.99
Medline Standard Facial Tissue, 3-Ply, 10 Sheets/Box, 100 Boxes/Pack (NON245273) • Staples Advantage $41.39 1 $41.39
00628-1387 - Golden Acrylic Gel Medium - Glass Bead, 32 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $29.67 1 $29.67
PHOENIX Painting Canvas Panel Boards - 6x6 Inch / 12 Pack - 1/7 Inch Deep Super Value Pack for Oil & Acrylic Paint • Amazon Business $8.95 3 $26.85
Perk Instant Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers, 33.8 oz./1 Liter (PK55491) • Staples Advantage $8.69 3 $26.07
Green Works Compostable Cleaning Wipes, 62 Count (30380) • Staples Advantage $6.49 4 $25.96
Spectra Glitter, Assorted, 6/Pack (91370) • Staples Advantage $23.93 1 $23.93
Sharpie Color Burst Permanent Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Assorted Colors, 24 Count (1949558) • Staples Advantage $22.89 1 $22.89
Wilson Jones Top-Loading Sheet Protectors, Super Heavy Weight, Clear, 5 mil, 50/Bx • Staples Advantage $10.59 2 $21.18
Fellowes Office Suites 15.06"W x 10.5"D Plastic Laptop Riser, Black/Silver (8032001) • Staples Advantage $21.10 1 $21.10
safeHands Alcohol Free Foaming Hand Sanitizer, Unscented, 7oz Pump Bottle • Staples Advantage $4.19 5 $20.95
Ambitex N400 Series Powder Free Blue Nitrile Gloves, Small, 100/Box (NSM400) • Staples Advantage $6.94 3 $20.82
Kleenex Pop-Up Multifold Paper Towels, 1-Ply, 120 Sheets/Box (01701) • Staples Advantage $4.99 4 $19.96
SKILCRAFT Translucent Color Poly Project Jackets, Letter, Polypropylene, Yellow, Blue, Green, Red, Clear, 5/Pack • Staples Advantage $9.89 2 $19.78
00628-1096 - Golden Soft Acrylic Gel Medium - Gloss, 16 oz jar • Blick Art Materials $18.71 1 $18.71
Elmer's School Glue Stick , Clear , 8 G , 12/pack • Staples Advantage $17.50 1 $17.50
Babyganics Alcohol-Free Foaming Hand Sanitizer Refill, Fragrance Free, 16oz Bottle (Pack of 2) • Amazon Business $13.98 1 $13.98
Ziploc Storage Bags, Quart, 48/Box (665015) • Staples Advantage $6.99 2 $13.98
Webster Handi-Bag 8 Gal. Tall Kitchen Trash Bags, White, 130 Bags/Box (HAB6FW130-657501) • Staples Advantage $11.49 1 $11.49
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Ultra Fine Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (1884309) • Staples Advantage $5.60 2 $11.20
Staples Roll-On Permanent Adhesive, 1/3" x 393", 2/Pk (52084) • Staples Advantage $10.29 1 $10.29
safeHands Alcohol Free Foaming Hand Sanitizer, Unscented, 1.75oz Pump Bottle • Staples Advantage $3.09 3 $9.27
Ziploc Storage Bags, Gallon, 38/Box (665016) • Staples Advantage $6.99 1 $6.99
Ambitex N400 Series Powder Free Blue Nitrile Gloves, Large, 100/Box (NLG400) • Staples Advantage $6.94 1 $6.94
Sustainable Earth by Staples Hot Cups, 12 oz., White/Green, 50/Pack (SEB28992/26217) • Staples Advantage $6.29 1 $6.29
Elmer's Washable School Glue, 1.25oz. • Staples Advantage $1.99 3 $5.97
Eco-Products PSM Cutlery Plant Starch/Oil Tea Spoon, Beige, 50/Pack (EP-S003) • Staples Advantage $5.89 1 $5.89
Eco-Products PSM Cutlery Plant Starch/Oil Fork, Beige, 50/Pack (EP-S002) • Staples Advantage $5.89 1 $5.89
Scotch Adhesive Roller, Dots, Red, 1/Each • Staples Advantage $2.67 2 $5.34
UHU Tac Removable Adhesive Putty, 2.12 Oz. (99683) • Staples Advantage $4.19 1 $4.19

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