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Ms. Kaminski from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Center Maniacs

My students need math center supplies such as Smath, Digitz Multiplication Games, and other fun educational activities that focus on fractions, geometry, and decimals.

  • $315 goal

This project expired on May 5, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Can we PLEASE do math centers today, Ms. K?!" This is a question I get asked every day. My students absolutely love math centers because they get to play games with other students while reinforcing important math skills. My students desperately need math center materials because I have very few.

My students are amazing.

They are full of life and curiosity. They love to learn and socialize with one another ( sometimes too much). All of them come from low income families, some being the fifth or sixth child. Spending just one day with my students will really show you how truly awesome they are.

My Project

I agree with my students that math centers are amazing, but for a different reason than why they like them. Math centers allow me to work with my students in small groups and really help them understand a concept they might never understand in a whole group setting. Having engaging and educational activities for students to rotate to during math center time is essential. While I'm working with a small group they are learning and having fun. It's a win-win situation!

Your donation will make a difference in the lives of 29 wonderful students!

These kids deserve to have nice materials to work with at their centers, so I'm asking for your assistance to help provide it for them. Without math centers I truly believe my students won't succeed in math! Please help my students become the best mathematicians I know they can be!

Ms. Kaminski
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 29 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL980X - Upper Grades Math Manipulative Library - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00
ED8702 - AC Adaptor • Lakeshore Learning $12.95 1 $12.95
EG871 - Digitz Multiplication Games • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
GF706 - ’Smath • Lakeshore Learning $16.99 1 $16.99

Materials cost

$228.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$267.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.17

Total project goal

$314.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.49

3 Donors

-$157.50

Donations toward project cost

-$133.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.62

match offer

-$156.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$133.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.55

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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