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Mrs. H. from Winston Salem NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Math Concrete!

The cost of these balances, rulers, counting cubes, tangrams, geometric shapes, and other hands-on teaching tools are $399, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $399 goal

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I am a first grade teacher in an underprivileged school in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Our school is 85% African American and 15% Hispanic, and the latest figures show that 97% of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch. There is very little funding at my school and the PTA has not been able to raise enough money for teacher supplies. As a first year teacher in a poor school, my classroom is rather sparse in supplies, especially math manipulatives. Some things that my classroom desperately needs are balances, rulers, counting cubes, tangrams, geometric shapes, and other hands-on teaching tools. These materials would allow me to make math more concrete and logical for my students, which would allow them to build a stronger base in math as they prepare for the rest of elementary school and beyond. I know that my students will also be more engaged and interested in learning about math when they have the opportunity to use real math resources instead of paper rulers and makeshift balances.

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

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This project will reach 14 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LM905 - Days in School Math Activity Center • Lakeshore Learning $39.50 1 $39.50
TW656 - Geofix 3-D Shape Builders • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
ID7965 - Tangrams Classroom Set • Lakeshore Learning $26.95 1 $26.95
TC564 - Venn Diagram Pocket Chart • Lakeshore Learning $23.99 1 $23.99
LM951 - Farm Animal Counters • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
LC1670 - Fun Fruit Counters • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
LC1652 - Dinosaur Counters • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
GF421 - Geometric Foam Shapes • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
XD623 - Simple Scale • Lakeshore Learning $15.95 2 $31.90
TT907 - Tangram Picture Matching Cards - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $9.95 1 $9.95
GG851 - 1 • Lakeshore Learning $7.95 2 $15.90

Materials cost

$257.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$326.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.78

Total project goal

$398.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$398.76

5 Donors

-$351.20

Donations toward project cost

-$327.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$48.19

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$0.00

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