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Mrs. Maxim-Otterbacher from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math in a Nutshell

My project needs 6 different Math in a Nutshell math kits to enhance basic concepts and critical thinking skills.

  • $432 goal

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We love Math! We just need to make it a little more exciting. I am a 5th and 6th grade teacher at a small elementary school on the South side of Chicago. We are located in a low income area and most of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch. I teach all subjects to my students. Over the last few years our focus has been reading and because of this resources for other subjects has been lacking. I use centers in my classroom and am trying to build a math center that is engaging as well as aligned with the state standards. That is where YOU come in! I would like to build the math center based around "Math in a Nutshell" math kits. These kits sharpen, review, and reinforce critical math skills and concepts with game-based activities. There are six kits in all and they each focus on a different math concept such as Algebra and Measurement. Each kit is aligned with the standards and they are filled with games which will make the review and learning fun for the students. Thank you for considering us. We strive every day to become the best we can and with generosity from people like you, we will all meet that goal.

Mrs. Maxim-Otterbacher
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Math In a Nutshell Algebra • Delta Education $49.98 1 $49.98
Math In a Nutshell Fractions and Decimals • Delta Education $49.98 1 $49.98
Math In a Nutshell Problem Solving • Delta Education $49.98 1 $49.98
Math In a Nutshell Geometry • Delta Education $49.98 1 $49.98
Math In a Nutshell Data Analysis and Probability • Delta Education $49.98 1 $49.98
Math In a Nutshell Measurement • Delta Education $49.98 1 $49.98

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