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Ms. Thompson from Richmond TX is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Math Count! Special Education!

My students need a calendar math activity program, veggies farm sort kit, rainbow sorting crayons, display clock, pupil clocks, and geometric solids to rebuild our classroom after Hurricane Harvey.

  • $350 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My day is never a typical day. I teach students with autism and autism spectrum disorders. The biggest challenge in my classroom is keeping my students engaged in learning. Our school has over sixteen different languages spoken and seventy-four percent of the students are at risk of educational failure. I work with students who have special needs and their abilities vary from non-verbal to socially isolated. Students in my program do not learn through traditional teaching methods. Their materials need to be engaging and offer my students spatial awareness to stay on task.

My students are eager to learn; I just need materials to help them.

My students face a variety of learning and behavioral challenges every day. They have diverse learning skills and needs. Having hands-on learning materials for my students to use when they are struggling to learn is essential.

My Project

I have students who have special needs and their abilities vary from non-verbal to socially isolated. Students in my program do not learn through traditional teaching methods. They need hands-on learning and role-playing situations so they can make real-world connections. Students in my program are eager to learn, they thrive on gaining knowledge, however, I need materials in which they can build their own knowledge and understanding of the world around them. The joy my students have when they see all the amazing things the world has to offer is priceless. The materials I have asked for will increase my students' knowledge of varying math concepts.

My students will use these materials to build language, social, math, and vocabulary skills.

My students have diverse needs and do not learn in a traditional manner. Each student in my classroom learns in their own unique way. The math center will allow my students to learn the days of the week, place value, and how many makes ten. The clocks will help my student learn to tell time. The different sorting activities will help my students learn about attributes, colors, and quantities of items. Each of these components are crucial to everyday life. My students need to learn about math in their everyday life and help to be independent citizens in our community.

Ms. Thompson
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT380 - Calendar Math Activity Program • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
Learning Resources Rainbow Sorting Crayons, Various Colors, 56 Pieces • Amazon Business $39.59 1 $39.59
Learning Resources Shape Sorting Presents • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
Learning Resources Veggie Farm Sorting Set, 46 Pieces • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources View-Thru Geometric Solids, 14 Pieces • Amazon Business $21.66 1 $21.66
Learning Resources Attribute Apples • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Learning Resources Jumbo Magnetic Numbers • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Learning Resources Pupil Clock Dials • Amazon Business $10.18 1 $10.18
Learning Resources Write & Wipe Demonstration Clock • Amazon Business $6.84 1 $6.84

Materials cost

$263.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$297.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.44

Total project goal

$349.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$349.62

4 Donors

-$69.57

Donations toward project cost

-$60.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.94

match offer

-$278.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$236.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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