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Mrs. Ortquist from Spring Lake MI is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Magnificent Math Materials

My students need games, flash cards and books that allow them new and fun ways to learn math concepts.

  • $225 goal

This project expired on April 30, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

While I have been a 5th grade teacher for several years, this is only my second year teaching math. I love teaching it, but lack the resources necessary to make it exciting and interesting for my students. This project could help change that for my potential future engineers.

I teach the greatest kids in the greatest community in the world!!!

There is quite an economic diverse community of learners - some of my students are on welfare and some are the children of surgeons. I love my fifth graders because they are still a bit in awe of me, yet they get my jokes and can dish them right back.

My Project

What I am requesting are materials that will make math more meaningful to my students. My goal is to reach every kind of learner in my room and inspire them to love math. In order to do this, I need a variety of materials that appeal to various learning styles. The board games will be great for my extroverts, the posters will assist my visual learners, the resource books will offer activities to appeal to a variety of learners.

Math is not just an academic subject.

It is a life skill. Just like learning team work, cooperation, perseverance, tolerance. Math is used daily in our lives. It is not just an academic subject, it is a life skill. And unless children see its relevance, they will lack the motivation to learn it. Please, help me make math relevant......and marvelous!!!

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GAME MULTIFACTOR • School Specialty Inc. $19.94 1 $19.94
BULLETIN BOARD PLACE VALUE • School Specialty Inc. $9.49 1 $9.49
GAME BINGO PACK INTERMEDIATE MATH SET OF 5 • School Specialty Inc. $56.04 1 $56.04
GAME DISCOUNT • School Specialty Inc. $21.84 1 $21.84
FLASH CARDS MULTIPLICATION • School Specialty Inc. $7.12 1 $7.12
FLASH CARDS DIVISION • School Specialty Inc. $7.12 1 $7.12
BOOK DAILY WARM-UPS: MATH WORD • School Specialty Inc. $18.04 1 $18.04

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