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Ms. Hutchinson
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Let's Wrap it Up

My students need a lamination machine in order to increase their independence skills as well as preserve their handmade learning materials.

My Students

I have a self-contained classroom of 10 gentlemen, all diagnosed with Autism, and some intellectual disabilities. There grades range from 5-8. My students are all on different academic levels and as well as social and cognitive abilities.

They are all very active, and need to be on a strict schedule.

Because all my students have individual and specific learning needs they all have to have their own personal schedules. Most of them come from low income families. Many of them are being raised in single parent households and receive a free lunch based on their socioeconomic status.

I try to establish a relationship with their parents and caregivers so that they feel comfortable with dropping their child off to my classroom. I also make sure my gentlemen are in a safe and comfortable environment as well. I try to establish a routine because my gentlemen work best when they can predict whats next. However I am trying to develop a routine and schedule that deals with each student individually.

My Project

The laminating machine would greatly help me out in the classroom because I am in the process of increasing my students’ independence when working on subjects in the classroom. My students tend to choose file folder activities when they have free choice time.

All of my students benefit from file folder activities and tasks.

In order to preserve the materials inside the file folders, they need to be laminated.

Our school does not have working lamination machines. Having this lamination machine in the classroom will be very useful by increasing instruction time as well as strengthening my students working independence.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK13301615T Laminating MachinePouchSpeed 33 InMin • Grainger $426.80 1 $426.80
TK13311245T Laminator Pouch7 mil3-78x2-58PK100 • Grainger $4.70 1 $4.70

Materials cost

$431.50

Vendor shipping charges

$43.15

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$511.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.20

Total project goal

$601.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$601.32

1 Donor

-$601.32

Donations toward project cost

-$511.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$90.20

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 10 students.

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