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Ms. G. from E Palo Alto CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math on the March!

The cost of a variety of manipulatives, games, hands-on materials, and activities (from Lakeshore Learning) is $1304, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,304 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Third grade students and teachers at Edison Brentwood Academy (a primarily Hispanic and African-American urban school with 88% of students receiving free lunch) have worked hard this year to acquire basic skills in mathematics and are prepared to do their best on state tests. However, one problem we've experienced is our inability to get math walking as if it were a living, breathing entity. While our teacher guidebooks and student journals contain excellent instruction outlines and practice problems, we want concepts to jump off the page, march around as if to say, "Here I am, marching into your brain with the intent of full occupation!" and take possession of our mental territory. Therefore, we request manipulatives, games, hands-on materials, and real-world activities aligned to California state standards for third grade. Twenty students per year will benefit from their use. In turn, those twenty kids will become adults who can recognize, apply, and evaluate math concepts in real world situations, not just perform basic, repetitive skills. Ultimately, the reach of your help will extend to the greater population in the form of a better prepared workforce and disintegration of status quo in California's diverse population. Thank you in advance for any assistance you can provide. Together we can get math on the march through the classrooms and brains at Edison Brentwood Academy!

Ms. G.
Grades 3-5
  • Brentwood Academy
  • E Palo Alto, CA
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AA106 - Help-Yourself Math Lab • Lakeshore Learning $149.00 1 $149.00
GG689 - Hands-On Measurement Program • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50
TT400 - Mastering Math Games Library - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $95.00 1 $95.00
GG828 - Lakeshore Geometry Activity Kit - Gr. 2- • Lakeshore Learning $49.95 1 $49.95
GG298 - Counting Change Activity Wallets • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
TT258 - Math Quiz Game Show - Gr. 1-3 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 1 $39.95
FG569 - Classroom Probability Kit • Lakeshore Learning $32.95 1 $32.95
GG286 - Student Telling Time Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 2 $59.90
EG808 - Light & Strike Math Game • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 1 $29.95
RR175 - Student Place Value Boards - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 2 $59.90
LC165 - Place Value Activity Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 2 $59.90
EW319 - Student Equivalency Flipboards - Set of • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 5 $124.75
RR379 - Building Fractions Magnetic Board • Lakeshore Learning $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$865.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,069.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$234.68

Total project goal

$1,303.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,303.76

1 Donor

-$1,229.44

Donations toward project cost

-$1,070.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$159.44

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$75.44

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$0.00

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