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Ms. Ornelas from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Play with Math

My students need extra help with mathematics and I want to provide a fun learning environment to enrich their skills. Math games are a valuable resource to help student gain confidence in their math abilities.

  • $582 goal

This project expired on December 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the honor of teaching some of the most wonderful students in the city. Unfortunately, we do not have the proper resources they deserve. My school is predominantly first generation American- students of Mexican decent. Our students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds, some are homeless, struggle with the English language, and need extra help in both math and reading.

My students need Math manipulatives to help them learn and grow to love this amazing subject.

This is my first year teaching 8th grade mathematics and I want to begin the year with fun activities. I currently have no resources for my classroom.

My Project

Math games are a valuable resource, to help students who are struggling, gain that confidence they need to persevere. When students have the opportunity to work together in a stress-free environment it allow them to grow and learn.

Utilizing these resources will help them achieve a higher level of mathematical knowledge and remove that math FEAR they have coming in.

We are constantly pressured to have math gains and I feel that having 2 days a month to learn to love math is crucial to a child's development. These games will be perfect to have set up as centers. They will not only serve as a fun activity but a plethora of learning will take place.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nasco Middle School Bingo Game Set • Nasco $122.95 1 $122.95
Quizmo Advanced Elementary Math Game Series • Nasco $99.95 1 $99.95
Complete Middle School Question Quest Game Set • Nasco $77.95 1 $77.95
Radical Math Millennium Edition • Nasco $38.95 1 $38.95
Math Dash Game - MultiplicationDivision • Nasco $21.95 1 $21.95
24 Game FractionsDecimals • Nasco $18.25 1 $18.25
24 Game - AlgebraExponents • Nasco $18.25 1 $18.25
24 Game - Integers • Nasco $18.25 1 $18.25

Materials cost

$416.50

Vendor shipping charges

$41.65

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$494.40

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.25

Total project goal

$581.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$581.65

7 Donors

-$543.15

Donations toward project cost

-$494.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.50

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$0.00

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