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Ms. Casterlin from Arlington TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Math Come Alive!

Help me give my students dry erase supplies and materials to make games for Math!

  • $518 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kids are amazing! They have so much energy and desire to learn. We do LOTS of creative hands-on learning. Yesterday I heard, “Yes! It’s stations day!” Even 6th graders love to play games and do creative activities in Math! Because I have a diverse group of students, I provide a variety of learning opportunities for their understanding! My kids bring smiles to my heart every day~They deserve to enjoy learning and to be engaged every day in Math class!

My Project

We do math visually, orally, auditorally, and kinetically! I want to make more games, projects and provide other ways to learn math. I print games on card stock and laminate them for future uses. With the dry erase boards, students will have a quick way to practice what we are learning in math. Playing games in math class help the kids to learn concepts without the mundaneness of practice. It helps them socially, emotionally and keeps them engaged in their learning. The other day we were studying the Real number system through a game, Quadash! They have asked to play it every day since learning it. Yay!!

Ms. Casterlin
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dry Erase Board 12/pk 9.5 X 12 • Teachers' School Supply $35.83 3 $107.49
Fiskars Pointed Ambidextrous 5in Kids -12 Pack • Teachers' School Supply $41.99 2 $83.98
Black Dry Erase Markers w/ Erasers - 24pk • Teachers' School Supply $33.00 2 $66.00
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, Letter Size, 3 mil, 100 Pouches/Pack (TP3854-100) • Staples Advantage $20.83 2 $41.66
Staples Card Stock Paper, 110 Lbs., White, 8 1/2"H x 11"W, 250 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $6.96 5 $34.80
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb./176 gsm, "Happy" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets/Pack (21004/ 22004) • Staples Advantage $12.74 2 $25.48
Expo Towelettes • Teachers' School Supply $14.60 1 $14.60

Materials cost

$374.01

Vendor shipping charges

$29.93

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$439.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.57

Total project goal

$517.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$517.12

6 Donors

-$256.17

Donations toward project cost

-$219.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.39

match offer

-$258.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.78

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.39

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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