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Mrs. Sylvia Espinoza from Heber CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make Math Engaging!

Help me give my students the math manipulatives and digital resources from Teachers Pay Teachers, that they need in order to be successful while they are learning from home.

  • $382 goal

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My Students

My middle school students are amazing! Even though they face many challenges due to their low socioeconomic status, every day they maintain the desire to learn. They are active and growing young learners with lots of hopes and dreams. By giving them the proper support and caring learning environment, all students are learning and growing, regardless of their individual situations.

My students are hard workers and they are eager to continue learning, but are in need of meaningful hands-on math manipulatives and activities to keep them engaged and motivated during distance learning.

As I continue to inspire my kiddos, I am finding new and innovative ways to help my students be successful. As we look to resume school in August, my focus is to offer rigorous and meaningful instruction.

My Project

Math is a foundational skill that can lead students to many different pathways in life. Now that students are currently learning from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, they are working hard using Google Classroom, YouTube, iReady Math, and many other websites. A challenge is that families are not equipped with the hands-on materials students needed to solidify math concepts.

My students need engaging math manipulatives, like polyhedral dice and graphing mats, plus digital math resources from Teachers Pay Teachers to stay motivated and learning from home!

This project will provide me with magnetic coordinate grid and base-ten blocks to model explicitly. It will also provide students with math resources to create math kits that will contain the polyhedral dice, dry erase graphing mats, and dice activities that I will print so they can be used at home during distance learning. With the creation of these math kits, students will be able to follow along from home and in turn continue a successful, educational journey.

Mrs. Sylvia Espinoza
Grades 6-8
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 30 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
$100 Gift Card for Educational Resources on Teachers Pay Teachers • Teachers Pay Teachers $100.00 1 $100.00
Awpeye 10 X 7 Polyhedral Dice Set (70 Pieces) for Dungeons and Dragons DND RPG MTG Table Games D4 D6 D8 D10 D% D12 D20 with 10 Pack Black Bags, 10 Colors • Amazon Business $13.98 4 $55.92
Learning Resources 9"X 11" Double Sided x-Y Axis Dry Erase Mats, Graphing, Math Classroom Accessories, Teaching Aids, Set of 10, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
EAI Education Jumbo Magnetic X-Y Coordinate Grid • Amazon Business $39.95 1 $39.95
Dice Activities for Mathematical Thinking • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Teacher Created Resources Base Ten Magnetic Accents (77242) • Amazon Business $14.81 1 $14.81

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