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Mrs. Bergem from Pine River MN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lighting Up Our Learning

My students need the LED Guidecraft table (light table) and the translucent letters, numbers and pattern blocks to further their learning.

  • $199 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I work in a Title I school where every student, Pre-school through grade 12, receives free breakfast and lunch because of our high poverty rate.

My students are the hardest working kids I know.

They each have their own unique needs and disabilities. But, yet they come to school each day with a smile and are eager to learn. They try their best each day and have fun in the process. My classroom is a self-contained special education classroom, which means they spend more than 75% of their day in my classroom. The students range from Kindergarten to 6th grade. They have various disabilities, including Autism, Developmental Cognitive Disabilities, Down's Syndrome and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

I want to create a classroom that focuses on hands-on learning and promotes independence and functional skills so my students can be successful when they leave school.

My Project

I am requesting a Guidecraft LED table and translucent numbers, letters and pattern blocks to use in my classroom. Students will use the light table in a couple different ways. We will use it to work on IEP goals in a new and fun way and we will also use it as a reward station. I do have a student with a vision impairment and the light table is highly rewarding for her. The majority of my students are working on letter and number identification but using flashcards daily does get boring for them. By incorporating the light table in their learning they will still be working on the same skills but in a new and fun way.

The light table and accessories will be highly engaging and rewarding for my students.

I also chose the Guidecraft table because I can move it around my classroom and it can be used on a table. It can also be moved to different locations in the building if needed.

Thank you for considering donating to my students learning. I thank you along with my students and staff in my room!

Mrs. Bergem
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Guidecraft LED Activity Tablet (US) G16836US • Amazon Business $106.43 1 $106.43
LC588 - Translucent Letters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC589 - Translucent Numbers • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
LC585 - Translucent Pattern Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$136.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.73

Total project goal

$198.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.18

5 Donors

-$193.41

Donations toward project cost

-$168.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.96

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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