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Mrs. Anderson from Bay City MI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Magnificent Math Minds

My students need hands on math manipulatives for guided math centers to be engaged independently as well as in small groups.

  • $469 goal

This project expired on November 24, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in at a Title 1 school with a high poverty rate. Many of our children receive free and reduced lunches. We have law enforcement and military families we service as well. We offer gifted and talented as well as inclusion classrooms.

My students need a growth mindset that they are capable of achieving anything as long as they believe in themselves.

They will not stop until they are proud! I want to teach my students that all great accomplishments were once considered impossible!

My Project

Guided math is needed in our classroom to reach and engage all learners which includes myself as the educator. Guided math allows for differentiated instruction to occur in many ways that include small group activities with various prepared games as well as independent work stations. These activities may include: paper pencil review, student task cards, dice/card games, and also through the use of technology. It is also beneficial for students to experience math through literature. Reading allows students the opportunity to make real life connections to themselves as well as the world around them. You can not meet the needs of every child through a whole group lesson. Guided math helps students feel safe, supported, and successful! This project will help create magnificent math minds for years to come in my classroom!

Mrs. Anderson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOOKS MATHSTART GRADES 2-4 BK SET OF 18 • School Specialty $123.04 1 $123.04
GAME TEN FRAME TOWERS • School Specialty $28.39 2 $56.78
144 PIECE DRUM OF DICE • School Specialty $41.60 1 $41.60
GAME HEAD FULL OF NUMBERS • School Specialty $18.95 2 $37.90
MATH 50 TEN FRAME ACTIVITIES • School Specialty $18.95 2 $37.90
BK GUIDED MATH WORK STATIONS K-2 • School Specialty $18.95 1 $18.95
POSTER STEM STAR SET OF 30 • School Specialty $13.98 1 $13.98

Materials cost

$330.15

Vendor shipping charges

$33.02

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$398.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.26

Total project goal

$468.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$468.38

2 Donors

-$384.22

Donations toward project cost

-$376.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.35

match offer

-$25.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$59.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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