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Mrs. Stepp from Albuquerque NM is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Math and Reading Are Important

Help me give my students Unlock It! Number Match, Main Street Shopping: Main Idea Game, Reading Comprehension Folder, and other hands-on materials to help them understand math and reading.

  • $372 goal

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My Students

The students in my classroom have sensory processing disorders and Autism. Students often struggle with processing different environmental factors in the classroom which impact student learning.

The primary focus in our classroom is communication.

The students in the classroom often communicate with each other utilizing pictures to express their wants or needs. In our classroom, we use a hands-on approach as we cook weekly, create art projects, utilize frequent movement breaks, and incorporate items that make every aspect of academics a hands-on experience.

Each student in my classroom has an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) which provides them with a unique educational experience. Students participate in breakfast and snack in our classroom. During these times we learn how to set a table, use manners, and further our focus of communication

My Project

My students need hands-on, colorful materials to learn. These materials do just that. Yes my students are 12th grade+ but they need this to learn. The locks will allow student to recognize numbers, 1:1 correspondence to numbers, and give them the chance to use their fine motor skills to open the locks. The counting activities will reinforce skills that they need to know to be successful once they get out into post education.

Their abilities are amazing and inspiring and these games and activities will help foster that.

The file folder games will allow them to learn new skills and to transfer those skills to every day ones. They will also be able to play a board game that teaches them money skills and gives them time to socialize with one another since that is also a major part of their day. They will be able to keep their math skills going and teach them new ways to read and comprehend what they are reading. It will allow them to work on their receptive language skills.

By helping these students you are helping them learn, practice, and maintain skills that will be taught in multi-sensory ways.

Thank you for your support of these students!

Mrs. Stepp
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 5 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR797 - Reading Comprehension Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP943 - Money Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
AA793 - Reading Informational Text Folder Game Library - Gr. 4-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP944 - Time & Measurement Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
GG624 - Extra! Extra!: Informational Text Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
GG372 - Main Street Shopping: Main Idea Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
RR937 - Apple Tree Counting Box • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC127 - Unlock It! Number Match • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
LC1279 - The Allowance Game® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 1 $16.99
DD813 - Reading Comprehension Daily Practice Journal - Gr. 3-4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 4 $15.96
DD279 - Dot & Learn Markers - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
DD317 - Dot & Learn! Counting Journal • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.29 2 $8.58

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