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Ms. P. from New Orleans LA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Class Basics

My students need basics like pencils, calculators, Expo markers, and rewards.

  • $185 goal

This project expired on June 4, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in New Orleans where the day-to-day challenges of the city surpass the classroom. I teach in a city where we sit as the 49th lowest academic performing state in America. I teach at a school wanting to give our kids the world, but we simply cannot do it financially.

The students I teach are the most amazing kids in the world.

I truly believe that. They are unique, they are smart, and they are going places. I also believe my students are also the most active kids in the world! I teach seventh and eighth grade special education math, and the majority of my students need small group instruction for attention, hyperactivity, and behavioral support.

My Project

We are a little more than halfway through the school year and classroom resources are dwindling down. Calculators in a math classroom are like bread and butter. My class set of calculators is beaten down and buttons are missing. Having a new set will allow students to use them for in-class assignments and tests. This is especially important for my classroom, as all of my students have a calculator accommodation.

We need pencils!

Class simply can not function without pencils. I don't know where the pencils go and how students continue to lose them, but we need more to write and show work.

Lastly, we need a new set of Expo markers for whiteboard practice and Gatorade as a part of our classroom reward system.

Ms. P.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Office + Style 8 Digit Dual Powered Desktop Calculator with Large LCD Display, Pink (Pack of 6) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Gatorade Thirst Quencher, Fruit Punch and Cool Blue Variety Pack, 12 Ounce (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $11.69 2 $23.38
SKKSTATIONERY Pre-sharpened pencils,132 Pencils Sharpened, 24 Pencils Erasers Top, 2 Pencil-sharpeners, 158/box, pencils, pencil. • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
SKKSTATIONERY Pre-sharpened pencils, Pencils Sharpened with eraser top, #2 HB pencil, 144/box. • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Gatorade Frost Thirst Quencher, Arctic Blitz, 12 Ounce Bottles (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $11.96 1 $11.96
EXPO 86603 Low Odor Dry Erase Marker, Fine Point, Assorted, Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

Materials cost

$114.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$156.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.63

Total project goal

$184.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$184.18

1 Donor

-$92.09

Donations toward project cost

-$78.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.81

match offer

-$92.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$78.27

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.81

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$0.00

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