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Ms. JEAN from Chicago IL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Ready to Learn!

Help me give my students dictionaries, paper, pens, three Chromebooks, and other materials that will make this school year productive. I've also added classroom community supplies like tissue, hand sanitizer, and Lysol wipes.

  • $1,626 goal

This project expired on November 18, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at an elementary school on the south side of Chicago. My students are resilient, strong, beautiful children. The majority of my students face financial hardships and do not always have the supplies they need. As a teacher, it is hard to personally supply all my students with the materials they need.

Despite their hardships, my students come to school ready and eager to learn.

I want my classroom to be a safe space where students can escape the outside world. Some of my students are struggling readers, but all of my students love to read, write, and learn! I want to provide my students and myself with the essential supplies to help them this school year.

My Project

In an effort to get my students and classroom ready for the new school year, I've decided to create a project.

I want to give my students what they need to be successful and ready to learn.

My students need basic supplies such as dictionaries, paper, and classroom technology for the upcoming school year. Dictionaries will be useful in helping students increase their vocabulary and learning how to find words they do not know. My students also need materials like paper and markers to communicate their learning.

In my project, I have also added community supplies like hand sanitizer, Lysol wipes, and tissue. I want my students to learn in a clean environment. I have also added several Chromebooks so that students can work with technology in a small group station. At our school we do not have enough computers for students to use. By creating a station, I can ensure that my students have time to use applications like Microsoft Word/ Google Docs and online learning websites that can help them review.

I appreciate your support in helping me foster a great learning environment for my students. Thank you.

Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 75 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Electronics XE500C13 Chromebook 3 2GB RAM 16GB SSD Laptop, 11.6" • Amazon Business $129.99 2 $259.98
Samsung Electronics XE500C13 Chromebook 3 2GB RAM 16GB SSD Laptop, 11.6" • Amazon Business $129.99 2 $259.98
The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus (Turtleback Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $16.60 5 $83.00
Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, New Edition (c) 2019 • Amazon Business $16.11 5 $80.55
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary (Turtleback Binding Edition) • Amazon Business $14.64 5 $73.20
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBB-SO Plastic Stack Stools, Black & Black • Amazon Business $59.59 1 $59.59
Fidget Chair Bands for Kids - Flexible Seating Classroom Furniture Option for Kids with Fidgety Feet - Bouncy Foot Bands for the Desk or Chair for Students with ADHD, Autism, or Sensory Needs • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Hammermill Paper, Copy Paper, 8.5 x 11 Paper, Letter Size, 20lb Paper, 92 Bright, 8 Ream Case / 4,000 Sheets (113640C) Acid Free Paper • Amazon Business $27.18 2 $54.36
Dork Diaries By Rachel Renee Russell 12 Books Collection Set (Puppy Love, Holiday Heartbreak, TV Star, Pop Star, OMG, Skating Sensation, Party Time) [Paperback] [Jan 01, 2017] Rachel Renee Russell • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
Lysol Disinfectant Spray, 3ct - Garden after rain, 1x15 oz, + Crisp Linen scent • Amazon Business $15.99 3 $47.97
Kleenex Professional Facial Tissue for Business (21400), Flat Tissue Boxes, 36 Boxes / Case, 100 Tissues / Box • Amazon Business $37.22 1 $37.22
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Lime Blossom, 320ct (4X80ct),Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $12.47 2 $24.94
Daily Reading Comprehension, Grade 3 • Amazon Business $23.82 1 $23.82
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $22.57 1 $22.57
Daily Reading Comprehension, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $20.58 1 $20.58
BIC Xtra-Sparkle Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 24-Count • Amazon Business $3.92 5 $19.60
AmazonBasics All Purpose Washable School Liquid Glue, Great for Making Slime, 1 Gallon Bottle, 2-Pack • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Building Spelling Skills, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $18.01 1 $18.01
Building Spelling Skills: Grade 5 • Amazon Business $15.07 1 $15.07
BIC Brite Liner Flat Highlighter, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.16 2 $14.32
Mountain Falls Advanced Hand Sanitizer with Vitamin E, Original Scent, Pump Bottle, 32 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $14.05 1 $14.05
Swingline Staples, Standard, 1/4" Length, 210/Strip, 5000/Box, 10 Pack (35111) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
GatorCrafts NEW: Multi Colored Duct Tape - Variety Pack -6 Colors - 10 yards x 2 inch rolls. Girls & Boys Kids Craft Duck Set, Fun DIY Art Kit – Rainbow: orange green yellow pink blue yr • Amazon Business $13.97 1 $13.97
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point (1.0mm), Black, 144-Count • Amazon Business $11.81 1 $11.81
Writing Fabulous Sentences & Paragraphs, Grades 4-6 • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50
AmazonBasics Letter Size Sheets Laminating Pouches 9 x 11.5in, 100-pack • Amazon Business $10.54 1 $10.54
TecUnite 360 Pieces HB Black Lead Refills Mechanical Pencil Refills, 30 Tubes (0.5 mm) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Duck Brand EZ Start Packing Tape Refill, 4 Rolls, 1.88 Inch x 54.6 Yard, Clear (280068) • Amazon Business $8.00 1 $8.00

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