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Ms. Fabina from Lewistown PA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math and Success Add Up!

My students need various levels of math games to play and learn from while students are participating in small group differentiated mathematics instruction.

  • $234 goal

This project expired on April 29, 2016.

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My Students

A typical day in my mathematics classroom involves a great deal of hands-on discovery and problem solving. Math needs to be understood, not memorized, if children are going to be true mathematicians who can face a problem and work to find a solution.

My students are from all ability levels--some learners are still grasping concepts of numbers, some are adding and subtracting like their grade level peers, and others are ready for concepts beyond our grade level.

All of my students are eager to learn, a fact that has become evident since piloting a new and rigorous math program this year. At first, emotions ran high and getting "correct" answers was all that mattered. Now, though, my students understand that everyone can solve a problem in their own unique way when they truly understand the manipulation of numbers involved with math.

My Project

I teach a whole group math lesson to all of my students and gauge understanding from the lesson as well as other assessments, allowing me to differentiate my small group instruction. During this time, I have a class of 25 students, some of which are learning at their own level with a teacher and some of which are learning via an online portion of our math program. I have some homemade games and center choices for the remaining students, but the materials that I have requested will not only add excitement to our center time, but also add rigor to their free game choice as well.

By having a wide variety of rigorous and interesting games for my students to play during small group instruction, I will be able to spend the focus and energy needed on small groups.

These small groups can then learn the next step in their development--whether it is intervention to help them reach grade level or enrichment to help them go beyond, I will be able to spend my time focusing on differentiated lessons for my students.

Ms. Fabina
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dino Math Tracks • Nasco $20.36 1 $20.36
Nascos Operations Math Board Game • Nasco $19.51 1 $19.51
Numeracy Building Whole Number Fluency • Nasco $16.96 1 $16.96
Math Splat Games • Nasco $16.58 1 $16.58
Math Noodlers Grades 23 • Nasco $16.58 1 $16.58
Sum Swamp Addition and Subtraction Game • Nasco $15.26 1 $15.26
Jumpin Chips Board Game Addition • Nasco $14.41 1 $14.41
Jumpin Chips Board Game Subtraction • Nasco $14.41 1 $14.41
Mathological Liar Grade 2 • Nasco $9.31 1 $9.31
7 Ate 9 Card Game • Nasco $7.61 1 $7.61

Materials cost

$150.99

Vendor shipping charges

$15.10

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$198.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.00

Total project goal

$233.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$233.35

1 Donor

-$183.35

Donations toward project cost

-$155.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.50

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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