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Mrs. Pack from Beckley WV is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Manipulatives Galore!

Help me give my students manipulatives they can use to directly explore math, including a Geometry Shape Kit and Fraction Square Kit.

  • $531 goal

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My Students

My 4th grade students have an eagerness to learn. They want to do well because for some of them, education is the only way to change their future. I teach in a Title I school in southern West Virginia where a large percentage of our students qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.

My students come to school every day excited and ready to learn.

They strive to be leaders regardless of the circumstances that may be happening in their lives outside of school. I want my students to know they can reach the stars. They can rise above their circumstances and be anything they want to be. I want my students to know that they are worth being given opportunities that otherwise may not come to them.

My Project

Many of my students feel "they are not good at math" or "just not a math person". I want to try to change this mindset with my students! I feel one of the best ways for me to encourage students to like math is to provide rigorous, engaging, & differentiated instruction.

Using manipulatives helps me reach the different modalities of learning that each student has and produces active engagement through hands on learning.

Being able to manipulate and investigate math, as well as having colorful, visual representation, can give students a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts they may struggle with.

Having these manipulatives in our classroom will open up understanding of math for some students, that would not occur otherwise. They will help make learning equitable for my students who need more than just seeing a concept once and it is forever stored in their brain. As students manipulate and investigate math, understanding will come, which will lead to more successful moments, which in return will lead to a love of math!

Mrs. Pack
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
hand2mind AngLegs Geometry Shape Kit with Classroom Activity Cards and Protractors (Pack of 432) • Amazon Business $84.95 1 $84.95
Differentiated Base Ten Blocks, Class Set of 488, Includes 4 Base Ten Place Value Mats • Amazon Business $75.95 1 $75.95
hand2mind Plastic Rainbow Fraction Squares, Bulk Math Manipulative Kit for the Classroom (15 Sets of 51 Tiles) • Amazon Business $66.95 1 $66.95
Learning Resources Rainbow Fractions Deluxe Circles with Storage, 9 Circles, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $9.99 4 $39.96
hand2mind Magnetic Rainbow Fraction Circles for Teacher Demonstration with Measurement Rings and Activity Guide • Amazon Business $27.31 1 $27.31
Didax Educational Resources Magnetic Fraction# Line Set • Amazon Business $20.59 1 $20.59
ETA hand2mind Fraction Circle Decimal Rings, Set of 5 • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
ETA hand2mind Pattern Blocks with Fraction Pattern Blocks Set • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
EAI Education 12" ShatterProof Ruler: Assorted Colors - Set of 10 • Amazon Business $8.95 2 $17.90
hand2mind Foam Place Value Disks, 10 Values (Pack of 875) • Amazon Business $17.62 1 $17.62
EAI Education Protractor 6": Clear - Set of 10 • Amazon Business $5.95 2 $11.90
American Educational Decimal Squares One Set • Amazon Business $7.50 1 $7.50
Learning Resources Dice In Dice Smart Pack • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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