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Mrs. Shiner from Allentown PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math Matters: Reading to Learn Math

My students need a math library that will develop their ability to read fluently in math. Reading is an important component of common core math.

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are energetic and curious children who live in a high poverty, high density urban area. They often have limited experiences outside of this urban environment. They love learning and need to widen their background knowledge to help them engage in challenging academic subjects. They come to school looking for us to provide many of the basics they need for success. My students are lucky to be in a school with many community partners and nearby arts and cultural resources. They love learning and embrace opportunity and adventure with open hearts and wide smiles.

My Project

My special education students need to develop their reading skills to become better mathematicians. Developing critical thinking skills in our current math curriculum requires not just computational skills but also fluid reading skills.

Reading is an important component of math mastery.

My special education students need to develop their reading skills so they can actively participate in the common core math taught in the general education classroom. This library would allow readers of all abilities to develop reading fluency while learning math vocabulary and concepts. My students need this library to help their intervention time translate into a mastery of mathematics in their general education classroom.

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

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grade 2-3 Math Library (52 Books) • AKJ Education $293.80 1 $293.80
Grade 4-5 Math Library (23 Books) • AKJ Education $169.36 1 $169.36

Materials cost

$463.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$500.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.25

Total project goal

$588.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$588.36

1 Donor

-$294.17

Donations toward project cost

-$250.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.12

match offer

-$294.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$250.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.13

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$0.00

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