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Mrs. Martin from Worcester MA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Is A Hands-On Experience!

My students need a cubby storage unit and 11 Math resources, including place value blocks and number line boards.

  • $692 goal

This project expired on January 9, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

You can help us to become life-long mathematical thinkers, by providing us with various hands-on math materials. We all remember practicing a skill over and over again, to gain mastery. That's what my first graders need...to practice math over and over again in a challenging, yet fun way!

My students are from a low income area of Massachusetts and many are learning English as a second language.

School is the place for them to come and gain the skills needed to become successful learners and master our state standards. Many students enter first grade unable to count beyond twenty and without a true knowledge of number sense.

My Project

With the generosity of many donors, my students will have mathematical materials available to them, so that they CAN practice the necessary skills and build the foundation needed for later mathematical experiences. Some important concepts that need to be mastered are telling time to the hour and half-hour, naming and counting coin values, discovering place value and what it means, memorizing fact-families by practicing addition and subtraction every day! Once students discover the FUN that mathematics can bring, they will become motivated and want to keep on learning.

My students need various math manipulatives that can be used independently and with small groups.

These items include, clocks, flashcards, place value blocks, addition and subtraction cards, and movable number lines. The materials can all be stored in cubbies that allow easy access and promote independence.

Mrs. Martin
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Time Demonstration Clock • Kaplan Early Learning Company $17.16 1 $17.16
4" Geared Mini Clocks - Set of 6 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.14 1 $11.14
Telling Time Fold-Up Flash Cards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $12.00 1 $12.00
OHAUS Primer Balance • Nasco $26.95 2 $53.90
Magnetic Coins & Bills • Nasco $8.95 2 $17.90
Tic-Tac-Math Grades K-2 • Nasco $10.00 1 $10.00
Piece=Part=Portion • Nasco $6.65 1 $6.65
RA991 - Place Value Blocks • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 3 $74.85
DD892 - Subtraction Practice Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
DD891 - Addition Practice Center • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
LL696 - Number Line Slider Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95
CUBBY 24 FLAT REMOVABLE TRAY CAPACITY • School Specialty Inc. $229.79 1 $229.79

Materials cost

$508.24

Vendor shipping charges

$36.66

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$587.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.68

Total project goal

$691.20

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$691.20

4 Donors

-$687.67

Donations toward project cost

-$587.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$100.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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