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Ms. O'Brien from Howard Beach NY is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Making History Come Alive Through Research and Art !

Help me give my students basic supplies such as markers, pencils, post it sticky pads, and tablet charging docks to be able to do historical research projects.

  • $377 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are a diverse group of inquisitive middle schoolers with a wide range of abilities. They love doing inquiry projects where they have a more hands on approach such as creating historical comic strips, ancient history brochures, and posters. Some of our students are English Language Learners and others have diverse learning needs. We want to make the curriculum accessible through visually rich and engaging activities for our visual learners, most especially our English Language Learners. These wonderful and curious students need the basics to keep themselves organized and prepared at all times to learn.

My Project

The donations of materials for this project will help our students nurture inquiry and critical thinking skills to research various themes in their study of humanity, people, and events that have shaped our world. Project-based learning makes content meaningful and promotes personal responsibility and decision-making. Having materials such as chart paper, markers, and even charging stations for tablets will make it easier for students to work in small groups to create projects such as timelines, posters, historical comic strips. Allowing visual learners and English Language Learners to synthesize their understanding through art will give these students opportunities to engage with the curriculum.

Ms. O'Brien
Grades 6-8
  • PS 207 Rockwood Park
  • Howard Beach, NY
  • More than a third of students from low‑income households

    This project will reach 80 students.

    8 donors have given to this project.

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10 Ports Charging Station for Multiple Device, NTONPOWER ETL Listed USB Charging Dock Phone/Tablets Organizer for 10 iPads (2.4A Each, 24A in Total) / Apple Products/Kindle and More • Amazon Business $59.99 2 $119.98
Post-it Super Sticky Mini Easel-Pad, 15 x 18 inches, 20 sheets/pad, 6 pads, White Drawing Pad and Self Stick Flip Chart Paper • Amazon Business $59.82 1 $59.82
AmazonBasics Multipurpose Copy Printer Paper - White, 8.5 x 11 Inches, 8 Ream Case (4,000 Sheets) • Amazon Business $25.59 1 $25.59
Sharpie 22480PP Flip Chart Markers, Bullet Tip, Assorted Colors, 1 Pack • Amazon Business $6.11 4 $24.44
Oxford Filler Paper, 8-1/2" x 11", College Rule, 3-Hole Punched, Loose-Leaf Paper for 3-Ring Binders, 500 Sheets Per Pack (62349) • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $5.39 2 $10.78
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 48-Pack (13922) • Amazon Business $9.12 1 $9.12
Post-it Super Sticky Big Notes, 11 x 11 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (BN11), Large Bright Yellow Paper, Super Sticking Power, Sticks and Resticks • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Sharpie 1760445 Flip Chart Marker, Black, 8-Pack • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

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