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Mrs. Silva from Piedmont OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Meaningful Math in the Middle

Help me give my students opportunities to engage in math with manipulatives, flexible seating, and other resources!

  • $793 goal

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My Students

MSP is a great school with amazing staff and students. I’m so privileged to call it my home this year! My students are bright, funny, energetic teenagers. They enjoy learning and connecting with others. They are hard workers and make my job fun!

My school is full of amazing families and businesses, who work together to create a safe, positive community.

I make it my mission each year to recreate this atmosphere in my classroom. Through hands-on projects, flexible seating, and problem solving my students learn how to work together and find confidence in themselves... all while learning new content!

My Project

This project covers several areas of my classroom. One of the largest items is barstools. My classroom is full of flexible seating options for my students, some that I received through Donorschoose, some that I purchased on my own, and some that were donated to me by friends and family. Most of these items were made for elementary students and have been with me for years so they are in desperate need of being replaced. Other items on this project will help my students make sense of math using manipulatives. For example, we need tiles to teach topics like square root and Pythagorean Theorem. Another item I am requesting is a speaker. Unfortunately, my classroom does not have speakers so I'm unable to show videos or do interactive activities with my students. I'm also requesting a document camera so I can model problems and solutions for students through the smart board. Lastly, I am requesting a few basic items like pencils, scissors, and rulers. These are items that my students need, but we don't have enough of.

I'm so excited to get these items in the hands of my students and make math more meaningful and fun for them!

Mrs. Silva
Grades 6-8

This project will reach 175 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
EdgeMod Trattoria 18 Inch Metal Side Dining Chair and Bar Stool in Grey (Set of 4) • Amazon Business $92.24 3 $276.72
INSWAN INS-1 Tiny 8MP (4K 4:3) USB Document Camera with Auto-Focus and LED Supplemental Light, Excellent for Distance Education and Web Conferencing • Amazon Business $89.00 1 $89.00
hand2mind Foam Square Color Tiles, Color Sorting, Math Counters for Kids, Counting Manipulatives, Colored Foam Squares, Math Manipulatives, Bingo Chips, Game Tokens, Tiles Learning (Set of 2,000) • Amazon Business $58.82 1 $58.82
LEARNING ADVANTAGE Folding 3D GeoFigures - Set of 11 Multicolored Shapes - Includes 2D Nets and Activity Guide - Early Math Manipulative and Geometry for Kids • Amazon Business $38.33 1 $38.33
Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Yellow, Pre-sharpened, Class Pack, 320 pencils • Amazon Business $29.98 1 $29.98
OontZ Angle 3 Bluetooth Portable Speaker, Louder Volume, Crystal Clear Stereo Sound, Rich Bass, 100 Foot Wireless Range, Microphone, IPX5, Bluetooth Speakers (Black) • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
24 Packs Scissors, 8" Multipurpose Scissors, Ultra Sharp Blade Shears, Comfort-Grip Handles, Sturdy Sharp Scissors for Office Home School Sewing Fabric Craft Supplies, Right/Left Handed • Amazon Business $23.89 1 $23.89
Sensory Toys Set 38 Pack, Stress Relief Fidget Hand Toys for Adults and Kids, Sensory Fidget and Squeeze Widget for Relaxing Therapy - Perfect for ADHD Add Anxiety Autism • Amazon Business $21.95 1 $21.95
Spectrum Math Workbook, Grade 8 • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49
ASIBT 30 Pack Wooden Rulers Student Rulers Wood School Rulers Measuring Ruler Office Rulers,2 Scale,30 cm and 12 Inch • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

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