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Ms. Desimone from Staten Island NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Manipulatives are Useful Tools for Solving Problems.

Help me give my students fraction manipulatives to increase their knowledge of fractions.

  • $178 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a special education teacher in a low socioeconomic Title I school, all the students qualify for free breakfast and lunch. My class consists of 13 students. My kids are faced with many challenges in and outside the classroom. They are academically two years below grade level. Many of my students come from single parent homes. Although my kids have varying disabilities (LD, Autism, ED and Mentally Handicapped), they are eager to learn and succeed. I want to provide an atmosphere that is safe, and welcoming. Help me engage and inspire my students by becoming a partner in their learning.

My Project

My special needs students require hands on learning. Special needs students learn best when they are able to model and solve their math problems with the use of math manipulatives.

Math Manipulatives make learning math interesting and enjoyable.

Giving my students the choice of working on a page of problems with paper and pencil or solving problems with colorful and interesting shape blocks, fraction tiles or array tiles there's no contest. Manipulatives intrigue and motivate while helping students learn.

Help my students learn through a hands on approach. Let's enhance their learning while making it interesting and fun.

Thank you !!

Ms. Desimone
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
hand2mind Plastic Fraction Dominoes Game, Math Manipulative Tiles (Set of 30) • Amazon Business $11.95 10 $119.50

Materials cost

$119.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.70

Total project goal

$177.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.99

4 Donors

-$122.52

Donations toward project cost

-$107.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$51.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$43.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.72

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.97

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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