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Mrs. M. from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Facts Fun for the Standard Test Success!

My students need Magic Function Math Machine, Practicing Math Facts Stamps, and Beat the Clock Math Practice Boards - Complete Set.

  • $494 goal

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I am looking into a new ways to teach math skills and prepare my students for the upcoming state mandatory math assessment. I teach second grade at a high poverty public school. Most of my second graders are Hispanic from non-English speaking low-income families. Many of my students have academic difficulties with calendar concepts, problem solving, operations, number patterns, number sentences, place value, money combinations, algebraic thinking, and mental math because they do not have enough practice at home. However, mastery in math facts is usually the push into all of the concepts learned in second grade.

As English Language Learners, they struggle with math standards. However, my students are eager to learn and have ambitions to succeed on a high stake CST test that they will take this year for the first time. They need more practice building their arithmetic skills and confidence they need to succeed on standardized tests with activities that provide tons of focused practice! Second graders love group work! As a teacher, I want to provide activities that will help them to master math facts.

This fast-paced practice board will motivate students to practice math facts and increase computation speed. Simple instructions and self-checking answers make the boards perfect for independent use and a built-in timer on each board makes them fun to use, too! The easy-to-use math stamps give students the focused practice they need to master math facts—and improve computational speed and accuracy! They are perfect for math journals, timed tests and more. Fun math machines help students master algebraic functions. They can be used independently! I want to have these materials available to them, and hope to see how working as a team of learners will bring up their self-esteem and confidence to achieve goals they set for themselves.

If this proposal is funded, our students will be given an opportunity to get focused practice in the key academic math standards. I want them to be excited about building math fact skills as they follow along with interesting activities. Your support will directly improve my students' chances for success. If you choose to fund this project, my second grade students will benefit from your generosity for many years to come. Thank you in advance!

Mrs. M.
Grades PreK-2
  • Anthony P. Russo Academy
  • San Jose, CA

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF310X - Practicing Math Facts Stamps - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
RR620X - Beat the Clock! Math Practice Boards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning $129.00 2 $258.00
DD508 - Magic Function Math Machine - Level 1 - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$332.90

Vendor shipping charges

$33.29

State sales tax

$24.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$404.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.76

Total project goal

$493.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$493.09

1 Donor

-$493.09

Donations toward project cost

-$404.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.76

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