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Ms. Mar from San Francisco CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Materials Matter!

My students need a few new binders and lots of arts supplies to keep their creative juices flowing!

  • $251 goal

This project expired on November 1, 2010.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Is your filing system color-coded and perfectly organized? Ours are!

The students in my history class are working hard to get smart every single day.

They have achieved significant academic gains in social studies for the past two years, and we are all excited to do it again for a third year. Successfully completing three years of social studies is one of the key requirements for attending college in California!

My Project

My students strive to stay organized in our class. For students with learning disabilities and ADHD, organization is often one of the most challenging skills to learn. With a variety of paper colors, I can create coordinated handouts that my students keep in their binders (pink is for vocabulary, yellow is homework, blue is review, white is notes). This system has helped my students tremendously, and they want to stick with it - so I need more paper! We also need a few basic supplies to keep our classroom creative and fun through hands-on projects and collaboration.

My students are ready to learn and show themselves (and everyone else) that they are ready to master 80% of the social studies standards for a third year in a row.

Your donation will help our classroom run smoothly. Most importantly, you'll be helping my students stay organized!

Ms. Mar
Grades 9-12
  • International Studies Academy
  • San Francisco, CA
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
QUILL COLORED COPY PAPER-LTR SIZE,8-1/2 X 11",20 LB. -- Quill Brand Colored Paper; 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Blue • Quill $8.00 1 $8.00
QUILL COLORED COPY PAPER-LTR SIZE,8-1/2 X 11",20 LB. -- Quill Brand Colored Paper; 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Canary • Quill $8.00 1 $8.00
QUILL COLORED COPY PAPER-LTR SIZE,8-1/2 X 11",20 LB. -- Quill Brand Colored Paper; 8-1/2x11", Letter Size, Pink • Quill $8.00 1 $8.00
PERMANENT GLUE STIC .26 OZ -- Avery Glue Stic Bonus Pack • Quill $12.32 1 $12.32
EASYOPEN SPINEVUE SLANT-D BINDER, 1.5" -- Cardinal Easyopen Spinevue Locking Slant-D Binder; Black, 1-1/2" Capacity • Quill $10.34 10 $103.40
PEN,BALLPOINT,MEDIUM -- Pilot Better Grip Ball Point Pens; Medium Point, Black • Quill $6.29 2 $12.58
SUNBURST MEDIUM LINE GEL PEN -- Pentel Sunburst Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens; Medium Point, 5-Color Pack (BK, RD, BE, GN, VT) • Quill $6.11 1 $6.11
SPECTRA ART TISSUE 12"X18", 20 ASSORTED DECORATOR COLORS -- Bemis-Jason Art Tissue Paper Assortment Packs; 12x18" • Quill $5.39 1 $5.39

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