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Mrs. Richardson from Sumter SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mathematicians Working Together

Help me give my students pencils, spiral notebooks, chart paper and flip chart markers.

  • $248 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are curious, enthusiastic, funny, unique and creative thinkers. They come to school everyday excited to learn. They absolutely love hands-on, active, engaging projects and challenges that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions.

They are inquisitive about the world around them, so I strive to broaden their horizons and challenge their minds.

We actively work on STEAM assignments incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning although the method and environment in which they learn best vary greatly. We incorporate a variety of learning strategies and group activities.

My Project

As an educator, I fully understand the impact of having the right materials to accompany a lesson. It enhances the lesson. My students learn so much more when they are allowed to be creative. I have seen the very successful results. The students are fully engaged and participation is wonderful.

I have seen student skills advance significantly when they are allowed to design, discuss and communicate with each other.

The pencils and spiral notebooks will be used to take notes and complete homework and class assignments. The students will use the chart paper and markers to create hands-on projects that will be displayed around the classroom.

Therefore, I am asking for your support by helping me provide materials so my students can communicate, collaborate, critically think and be creative. With the acquisition of these materials, I shall be empowered to design lessons that show off my students' original works.

Mrs. Richardson
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it, Easel Pad, 25" x 30", Faint Blue Grid, White, 2/PK, (560) • Staples Advantage $77.89 1 $77.89
Mead Spiral Notebook 8x10-1/2", Wide Ruling, White, 70 Sheets, Punched • Staples Advantage $0.94 50 $47.00
Sharpie FLIP CHART Water Based Markers, Bullet Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (22478) • Staples Advantage $5.77 5 $28.85
Dixon 3 1/2" Pre-sharpened Golf Pencils, #2 Soft, 144/Box • Staples Advantage $6.34 2 $12.68

Materials cost

$166.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$210.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.17

Total project goal

$247.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$247.82

1 Donor

-$105.33

Donations toward project cost

-$105.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$123.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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