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Mrs. Vazquez from Santa Clara CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Making More Mathematicians

Help me give my students 30 dry eraser boards and erasers, four Rekenrek counting rack, 60 ten-sided dice, and a tub of a variety of types of dice.

  • $186 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

The students from my school are a diverse group who come from a variety of homes. The families help out as much as possible, but we are still in need of many items to help these third graders be successful.

Every day my students come to school with a positive attitude and strive to do their best.

Can you ask for anything more? They are helpful towards their classmates and are eager to learn. I can only hope that I can help shape these life long learners to take on the world!

My Project

Students will be able to play games using a variety of dice and use the Rekenrek counting racks to help them build their math skills. Students will play games, learning how to combine numbers in a variety of ways. This skill of structuring numbers is very important for students to add and subtract. Students will also be able to use the dice to practice their multiplication and division facts, which are essential in third grade.

Not only will students be engaged by playing games, the students will also use their whiteboards and erasers to solve problems in our daily number talk.

This number talk is the backbone of mathematical learning. It not only allows students to practice certain strategies and be exposed to a variety of problems, but it creates a class discussion of how the problems are solved. This class discussion allows students to learn from each other and discover math strategies we will use the rest of the year in class!

Mrs. Vazquez
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 22 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Blue Summit Supplies 30 Pack Dry Erase Lapboard Classroom Set, Includes 30 Whiteboards 9 x 12 Inch, 30 Markers, 30 Erasers, Ideal for Teachers, Students, Sunday School, Group Participation • Amazon Business $44.49 1 $44.49
RA629 - Math Dice Tub • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
edx Education Rekenrek Counting Frame - Set of 4 • Amazon Business $26.29 1 $26.29
60pcs Assorted Colored Translucent D10 (1-10) Pack, 6X10pcs 10 Sides Dice Transparent Polyhedral Dice D10 Set in Black Velvet Pouch • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90

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