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Mrs. Tanbir from Dallas TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Make My Classroom Attractive for Students

Help me give my students pens, scissors, yardsticks, and pencil sharpener.

  • $400 goal

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My Students

Our school was damaged by an EF-3 tornado in October 2019, and we all had to move to another building after that. Since then we are in the process of rebuilding our classroom. In the beginning, we didn't have any teaching materials, but we still continued teaching with limited resources and students were still be able to be engaged. In my Environmental Systems classroom, more than 70 percent of my students passed their district-given final exam, and I am so proud of my students!

Most of my students are from families of lower socioeconomic status.

Through taking an environmental science class, students are gaining knowledge that will not only help them get a science credit to graduate, but also understand what is happening in the world around them. As I listed the materials in this project, we need all of them to keep our classroom smooth and successful!

My Project

With this project my students will be able to practice fully in their Environmental Systems and Astronomy class.

In my classroom, students work on projects and they do hands-on activities and lab regularly.

We need resources and science materials to practice and understand science methods.

For an example, when my environmental systems students work on making a poster about nitrogen cycle they would look for rulers, they need glue-stick, they need poster paper.

And when we study world's human population we need to know which 2 countries have billions of people and we want to see these countries in the world map. That's how learning can not be completed with out proper resources and can be fun with it!

Mrs. Tanbir
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 100 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Penneed Rollerball Pen Gift Set for Men Women Executive Home Office Use, with Gift box Refillable 0.7mm Black Ink G5(Elegant Sliver) • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
Scissors, 8" Multipurpose Scissors Bulk 3-Pack, Ultra Sharp Blade Shears, Comfort-Grip Handles, Sturdy Sharp Scissors for Office Home School Sewing Fabric Craft Supplies, Fit Both Right/Left Handed • Amazon Business $6.59 5 $32.95
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $30.37 1 $30.37
Columbia Super Soft Plush Throw Cozy Flannel Fleece Blanket, 50" x 60", Chianti Red • Amazon Business $24.94 1 $24.94
Dritz 744 Wooden Yardstick with Metal Tips, 1/4 x 36-Inch • Amazon Business $4.77 4 $19.08
PowerMe Electric Pencil Sharpener - Battery Operated, for Home, Office, School, Artist, Students – Ultra Portable Automatic Pencil Sharpener, ideal for No. 2 And Colored Pencils (Drawing, Coloring) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Swingline Desktop Hole Punch, Hole Puncher, Precision Pro, Adjustable, 2 to 3 Holes, 10 Sheet Punch Capacity, Black/Silver (74037) • Amazon Business $8.33 2 $16.66
Paper Mate Gel Pens | InkJoy Pens, Medium Point, Assorted, 14 Count • Amazon Business $16.06 1 $16.06
DinoFire Wireless Presenter, Hyperlink Volume Control Presentation Clicker RF 2.4GHz USB PowerPoint Clicker Presentation Remote Control Pointer Slide Advancer (Black) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Tape King Professional Grade Duct Tape, 3-Pack, Silver Color Multi Pack, 11mil (1.88 Inch x 35 Yards), 48mm x 32m - Ideal for Crafts, Home Improvement Projects, Repairs, Maintenance, Bulk • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Band-Aid Brand Flexible Fabric Adhesive Bandages for Wound Care & First Aid, Assorted Sizes, 100 ct • Amazon Business $6.88 2 $13.76
AIEX Numbered Pocket Chart Cell Phone Hanging Organizer Hanging Storage Bag for Classroom Calculator Mobile Phone Holders (30 Pockets, 4 Hooks) • Amazon Business $12.79 1 $12.79
Litmus pH Test Strips, Universal Application (pH 1-14), 2 Packs of 100 Strips • Amazon Business $5.50 2 $11.00
MedPride Powder-Free Nitrile Exam Gloves, Medium, Box/100 • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Swiftmaps World Premier Wall Map Poster Mural 24h x 36w • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
DinoFire Wireless Presenter, RF 2.4GHz PowerPoint Clicker Presentation Presenter Remote Control USB Pointer Slide Advancer • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
ChromaLabel 1 Inch Clean Remove Color-Code Tape, 500 Inch Roll, Green • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Elmer's Glue Stick (E4062) (7 sticks) • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59

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