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Mrs. Fowler from Randolph MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Make Math Fun Again

My students need math materials, workbooks, and manipulatives to keep them engaged with learning.

  • $531 goal

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My Students

My students are thoughtful, bright, and creative middle schoolers who carry various Social/Emotional diagnoses. Often their emotional and behavioral challenges make it hard for them to focus and access academic instruction, making them prone to frustration, shutdown , and/ or aggression. These students are working on identifying their triggers as well as building their toolkits (coping/classroom skills).

These students face a host of organic and environmental challenges that impact their ability to learn math and science.

Without the right supports, these students are considered high risk for academic failure.

My Project

Math is many students least favorite subject in school but is one that they need the most help in. To keep my students engaged with learning math, they need colorful, exciting materials to learn with.

They need hands-on materials to make math fun again!

They need X/Y Axis whiteboards to practice coordinate pairs, 6/7/8th grade workbooks to practice math drills in, and hands-on geometric solid shapes to physically see the abstract shapes they are asked to find the volume. My students need math games like Geometry and Algebra Bingo, as well as Fraction Pizza in order to have fun while practicing their math skills. They need to have bulletin boards (and bulletin board materials) on which they can proudly display their work. They also need Post-It chart paper and markers.

The more fun they have with learning, the more likely it is that they will continue to want to learn beyond their middle school years.

Mrs. Fowler
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 16 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nasco TB25355T Geometry/Algebra Bingo Set, Five Game Kits, Grades 5+ • Amazon Business $87.09 1 $87.09
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads, Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power (559) • Amazon Business $42.98 1 $42.98
12 Pack Dry Erase XY Axis Lap Board 9”X12” | Interactive Learning Coordinate Grid Whiteboard | For Student and Classroom Use, Math Board , and College Board (Double Sided) • Amazon Business $37.95 1 $37.95
Learning Resources Fraction Tower Fraction Cubes, 51 Pieces • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Resources Magnetic Elapsed Time Set • Amazon Business $18.59 1 $18.59
Creative Teaching Press Dotted Swirl Borders, Black/White (0249) • Amazon Business $9.10 2 $18.20
Learning Resources Pizza Fraction Fun Game, 13 Fraction Pizzas • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Sharpie 22478 Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $8.96 2 $17.92
Learning Resources View-Thru Geometric Solids, 14 Pieces • Amazon Business $17.57 1 $17.57
Fadeless Bulletin Board Art Paper, 4-Feet by 50-Feet, Green (57125) • Amazon Business $16.44 1 $16.44
Royal Blue Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Carson Dellosa Mark Twain Mathematics Domain Bulletin Board Set (410086) • Amazon Business $14.45 1 $14.45
EXPO 80699 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.18 2 $14.36
Math Projects: 50 Hands-On Projects that Correlate to Specific Math Concepts, Grades 5-8+ • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Common Core Math Workouts, Grade 8 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Mind Sparks Foam Dry Erase Blocks • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Teacher Created Resources Multiplication Chart, Multi Color (7643) • Amazon Business $9.63 1 $9.63
Common Core Math Workouts, Grade 7 • Amazon Business $9.60 1 $9.60
Common Core Math Workouts, Grade 6 • Amazon Business $9.35 1 $9.35
Creative Teaching Press Chalkboard 4" Designer Letters, Black/White (0279) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
eBoot 12 Pack Plastic Protractors 180 Degrees, 6 inches, Clear • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89

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