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Ms. Carter from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Save Paper and Become Expert Researchers in the Library

Help me give my students ample opportunities to practice their research skills and literacy in the school library with Dry Erase Pockets and Colorful Markers.

  • $251 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from very diverse backgrounds. Our school is made up of individuals from all around the globe. Many of my students are minorities and come from low-income families. For many students, our school library is the only one that they have ever set foot in, making it a truly special place. It is where students can gain literacy skills while we are constantly growing their love of reading while also nurturing their different learning styles and language needs.

All children should have equal access to a quality education regardless of their zip code.

As the school librarian, I want my students to know they are important and valued. Offering them a variety of books is just the start to enabling them to be successful as lifelong readers.

My Project

In the library we want to cut down on paper usage and ramp up our reading and researching skills. We can do this by adopting the use of Dry Erase Pockets and markers instead of traditional paper and pencils. Students can write, draw, and record information using the dry erase pockets and markers. Instead of making a copy of paper for each student that comes to the library for class, I can make one copy that can be used multiple times. This is a win for me, the students, and the environment!

Some activities we will use the Dry Erase Pockets for are guiding drawing, vocabulary building, writing practice, independent research, and much more!

Please help us gain new skills in the library this year.

Ms. Carter
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dry Erase Pockets Reusable Sleeves by Office Orchid - Heavy Duty Oversized 10" x 14" - 30 Pockets Assorted Colors + 30 Pens + 500 Worksheets - School or Work - Sheet Protectors or Ticket Holders • Amazon Business $30.97 3 $92.91
Dry Erase Markers,60 Pack Shuttle Art 15 Colors Magnetic Whiteboard Markers with Erase,Fine Point Dry Erase Markers Perfect For Writing on Whiteboards, Dry-Erase Boards,Mirrors for School Office Home • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
June Gold 39 Assorted Colored Dry Erase Whiteboard Markers, 13 Unique Colors, Chisel Tip, Low Odor, Comfortable Grip & Vivid Lines • Amazon Business $16.99 2 $33.98
Dry Erase Erasers, 36 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Eraser Chalkboard Eraser Dry Eraser for Classroom Office and home (Blue) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$179.86

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.51

Total project goal

$250.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.07

8 Donors

-$186.00

Donations toward project cost

-$164.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$56.84

Match offers toward project cost

-$48.31

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.53

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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