You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Mrs. Valencia from Los Angeles CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Sense of Numbers

My students need hands-on place-value materials to increase their understanding of number concepts. These include puzzles, practice boards and stamps.

  • $436 goal

This project expired on June 25, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

What is the value of the 8 in 986? What number comes right before 500? What number has 5 ones, 7 tens, and 3 hundreds? Simple questions for adults but what about for seven year olds learning a new language?

My second grade students are energetic, enthusiastic English Language Learners.

They are hard workers who are making great strides in language development, reading, and mathematics. Our school is a Title 1 school, with 100% participation in the free lunch program. We also are, unfortunately, a Program Improvement 5+ school, which means we need to work really hard to bring up our test scores!

My Project

Making sense of how number systems work is so important for a strong foundation in math. Hands on individual place value charts will be an invaluable resource to help my students develop a deeper understanding of number sense. Also, extra practice through games and puzzles will reinforce the concepts taught.

Please help my students strengthen their understanding of the value of digits, ordering and comparing numbers, reading and writing numbers, and addition and subtraction.

They'll have so much fun using the charts, games, and puzzles that they won't even realize how much they're learning!

Mrs. Valencia
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Valencia is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BT865 - Base 10 Stamps Set • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
HH698 - Flip & Solve Place Value Practice Center • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
EE881 - Pick-A-Pair Place Value Game • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
RR175 - Student Place Value Practice Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 3 $119.85
EE923 - Giant Magnetic Place Value Blocks • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
RR594 - Place Value Practice Board • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
FF890X - Math Equivalency Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95

Materials cost

$302.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$369.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.25

Total project goal

$435.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$435.02

11 Donors

-$217.50

Donations toward project cost

-$184.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.62

match offer

-$217.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$184.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.63

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Los Angeles","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1255691],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":726836,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/making-sense-of-numbers/726836/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Valencia","authorIds":{"1255691":{"owner":"Mrs. Valencia","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[726836],"proposalHash":"128397267","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-1_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":222116,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTM4Mjc1NA==","MTM4MjcwMA==","MTM4MjUzMg==","MTM4MzA4MQ==","MTM4MzI3MQ==","MTI0NTcyOQ==","MTM5MzM2OQ==","MTM3OTYzNg==","MTM5MzEzNQ==","MTM4MjkxNg==","MTM4NjUzOA==","MTM4NzExMg=="],"teacherId":1255691,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}