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Ms. Sweetman from Aurora CO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Classroom Materials

My students need general supplies like chart-sized graph paper and an electric pencil sharpener. Page protectors and storage holders will help with organization.

  • $165 goal

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My Students

My students are learning how to be strong math students. My goal is to teach them to be innovative, collaborative, creative problem solvers through the lens of mathematics. Many of the students have not seen success in math in their school career, and have a fixed mindset. I want to help them learn that through hard work, they can grow.

My students are in one of the largest and most diverse schools in the state of Colorado.

We have more than 1760 students who come from 70 countries and speak 40 different languages. Nearly 75% of the students qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.

My Project

My students work collaboratively in groups, and often present their ideas to the group on the whiteboard. Having chart-sized graph paper will allow clear presentations of graphs for all to see. Having grid paper will emphasize accuracy and precision. It may seem like a silly thing, but a lot of time is wasted sharpening pencils in the math classroom. Having an efficient electric sharpener will ensure that students have what they need to be ready to learn. Organization and predictability are also keys to students success. The storage holders will create spaces for classroom resources that students will be able to access easily.

Ms. Sweetman
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOPS 7900 Easel Pads, Quadrille Rule, 27 x 34, White, 50 Sheets (Case of 4 Pads) • Amazon Business $44.62 1 $44.62
X-ACTO ProX Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
Carson Dellosa Storage Pocket Chart, Black (158573) • Amazon Business $8.70 2 $17.40
Samsill Heavyweight Non-Glare Sheet Protectors, Box of 200 Plastic Page Protectors, Acid Free / Archival Safe, Top Load 8.5 x 11 Inches • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98

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