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Ms. McLain from Philadelphia PA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make Math Fun!

My students need a printer with ink, Math activities, folders and book bins.

  • $301 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

In my classroom daily routine in my classroom using direct instruction, partner practice, independent practice, math centers, & small group instruction. I would like the students to reach grade level or above. The biggest challenge is having additional materials to help students move along.

I teach sixth grade math for The School District of Philadelphia.

My students need to be motivated to learn. They need to have a variety of styles of teaching so they do not get bored and also to reach each student's needs. My school is considered a low income school and all of the students receive free breakfast and lunch. Once you develop their trust and engage them in learning there is not end to there learning.

My Project

I would use the printer to print out supplemental materials and games for the students. I could also print reinforcers and enrichment materials. I would like to use the bins so that I can make math centers that would contain the material I print out. These are bring it to your seat activities. These activities would review topics students are struggling with, topics previously taught, and up coming topics. The folders would hold the individual activities so that they do not get lost or ruined. The different colors would determine which activity they should be doing that day. I have a centers board that would coordinate with the bins and folders. I am moving to a different school within the district this year and I am not sure if they have books for the students to use, as my past school did not. If they do not I would also use the printer to print out their daily lessons.

The donations to my class would give the students the chance to reinforce the skills being taught, help them with struggling lessons, and challenge students who have mastered a skill.

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Ms. McLain
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP - ENVY 5530 Wireless e-All-In-One Printer - Black/Silver • Best Buy Education $52.46 1 $52.46
School Grade Twin Pocket Folders - 100 Count • Teachers' School Supply $45.00 1 $45.00
HP - 61 2-Pack Ink Cartridges - Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow • Best Buy Education $35.99 2 $71.98
AA758X - Connect & Store Book Bins - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
Math Test Prep In A Flash Gr 6 • Teachers' School Supply $12.27 1 $12.27
AA758VT - Connect & Store Book Bin • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$216.20

Vendor shipping charges

$6.30

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$255.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.13

Total project goal

$300.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$300.87

5 Donors

-$300.86

Donations toward project cost

-$255.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.12

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

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$0.00

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