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Ms. Piehl from Bedford MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Learning Colorful and FUN!

Help me give my students Crayola colored pencils and magic markers and colored paper to make their learning engaging and enduring!

  • $322 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach co-taught English classes and learning centers at the high school level. My students in both classes have learning profiles that benefit from highly-engaging, hands-on activities. They are not always able to demonstrate their understanding of content in traditional ways, and we strive to give them a variety of methods to show what they know.

My students have creative juices flowing, but nothing with which to capture them on paper.

Rather than having them try to color code their world map or design a presentation poster with ball point pen, I would like them to be able to show what they know in color. My students also use color to complete doodle notes, where they are encouraged to color in the concepts and draw examples on their own.

Simple boxes of markers and colored pencils would enable my students to be creative while expressing what they are learning in class.

School can be stressful, and learning shouldn't be perceived as just a chore. Empowering my students to feel happy and connected to their learning is profoundly rewarding. Thank you for considering my project!

L. Piehl

My Project

Simple tools like magic markers, colored pencils, and bright paper can make a surprising difference in the learning experience of a teenager. Students with learning disabilities often experience frustration and failure, particularly in areas that are especially ill-suited to their learning styles. Students who struggle with reading comprehension and writing are apt to avoid these tasks and just "do" school to the best of their ability. As a result, they struggle through without any lasting learning. I believe it is essential to use other modalities other than language to help students learn and to show what they know. For some, creativity is key, and for many, hands-on-activities can make all the difference.

By donating to this project, you will be providing art materials that will help struggling students use their strengths, have enduring learning experiences, and be engaged with academic tasks they find challenging.

It is exciting to be able to provide these learning opportunities, and difficult to obtain the materials. My classes will be thrilled to have good materials to work with. Thank you so much for considering this project.

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sharpie 1983255 Permanent Markers Ultimate Collection, Fine and Ultra Fine Points, Assorted Colors, 115 Count • Amazon Business $84.99 1 $84.99
Crayola BIN8024 Colored Pencil Classpack, 12 Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $34.79 2 $69.58
Pacon SunWorks Heavyweight Construction Paper 9-inches by 12-inches 500-count Assorted (CON01500) • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Crayola BIN588200 Ultra-Clean Washable Markers Classpack, Broad Line, 8 Colors, Pack of 200 • Amazon Business $39.80 1 $39.80

Materials cost

$239.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$272.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.16

Total project goal

$321.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$321.09

9 Donors

-$321.09

Donations toward project cost

-$272.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.16

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$0.00

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