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Ms. Aced from Los Gatos CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Material Needed: Supplies for a SPED Classroom!

Help me give my students access to ALL the materials they need to be successful in their general education classrooms! In multiple classes, we use spiral notebooks and composition books to take notes and create interactive journals.

  • $499 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Special Education teacher. All of my students are taking classes in the general education setting. They will see me at least one time a day either for a Specialized Academic class (we focus on reteaching concepts, introducing new ones or students will learn skills for LIFE) or for Push in support in the general education classroom.

Being an RSP teacher is like being a Jack of all trades, I have to be a Math teacher, English teacher, a Social Studies teacher, and a Science because I am a Special education teacher.

I love my students, I love seeing them grow and develop as human beings. They need a lot of support to help them accomplish their goals of one day going to college and becoming well-rounded members of this world. Help me, help them!

My Project

It can be difficult to ask for help, especially for a student who struggles with keeping up in six classes a day, activities after school, homework assignments, and Life!

I support my students' unique learning needs by making sure they have access to all the things they need to be successful in the classroom like; spiral notebooks, composition books, erasable pens, pencils, art supplies, erasers, binders, and folders!

This year we have already supplied students with 475 mechanical pencils and refills, 75 erasable pens, 50 erasers (big ones!), 50 spiral notebooks, 45 composition books, 20 binders, 27 dividers, and 72 folders!

We get very few supplies through PTA funding and our school needs to supply us with curriculum and instructional materials! I pay for most of these items on my own knowing that they will support my students, but I am asking for support. Please help me, help them!

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Spiral Notebook, Wide Ruled, 1 Subject, 70 Sheets, 8 x 10.5 Inches, Assorted Colors (05510) Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $31.48 2 $62.96
Emraw Damask Composition Book College Ruled Paper 100 sheet Meeting Notebook Journals Office Dairy Note Books Hard cover Assorted Color School Writing Book Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $11.77 4 $47.08
FILE-EZ Two-Pocket Folders, Assorted Colors, 25-Pack, Textured Paper, Letter Size (EZ-32500) • Amazon Business $16.40 2 $32.80
Cardinal Economy 3-Ring Binders, 1", Round Rings, Holds 225 Sheets, ClearVue Presentation View, Non-Stick, White, Carton of 12 (90621) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
WECKEW Digital Kitchen Timer, Cooking Timer, Large Display, Strong Magnet Back, Loud Alarm, Count up Countdown Timer for Kids Baking Exercise Game (12 Pack, 4 White and 4 Orange and 4 Blue) • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 40-Count • Amazon Business $9.83 3 $29.49
Pilot FriXion Clicker Retractable Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Blue Ink, 6 PACK • Amazon Business $14.22 2 $28.44
Avery Big Tab Insertable Plastic Dividers, 8-Tabs, 12 Sets • Amazon Business $23.58 1 $23.58
Mr. Pen- Erasers, Pack of 24, Premium Eraser, Pencil Erasers, White Eraser, School Supplies, Eraser Pencil for Artists and Students, Erasers for Kids, Art Eraser, Erasers Bulk, Eraser for School • Amazon Business $6.99 2 $13.98
SKKSTATIONERY 144Pcs Colored Pencils, Pre-sharpened, 12 Colors, 12pcs/Box, Total: 144Pcs. • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
Pilot FriXion Clicker 0.7mm, Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Black Ink, Pack Of 6 • Amazon Business $11.90 1 $11.90
Pilot FriXion Clicker 0.7mm, Erasable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Black Ink, Pack Of 6 • Amazon Business $11.84 1 $11.84
SEDY 16-Piece Magnetic Metal Clip, Magnets Clips, Refrigerator Whiteboard Wall Magnetic Memo Note Clip Metal Clip, Christmas Gift • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
TecUnite 360 Pieces HB Black Lead Refills Mechanical Pencil Refills, 30 Tubes (0.7 mm) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$355.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$423.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.77

Total project goal

$498.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$498.49

1 Donor

-$498.49

Donations toward project cost

-$423.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.77

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$0.00

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