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Mr. Daly from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mid Year Classroom Supply Stockup

Help me give my students the classroom supplies they need to continue doing great work. This request is for the materials we use most; markers, pens, folders, and a smart speaker to use as a timer.

  • $538 goal

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My Students

My students are some of the happiest, positive people you will ever meet. They are young adults from Chicago who take the bus from all over the city to come to my school. They each have disabilities that qualify them for inclusion in my low incidence disability classroom. Low incidence disabilities are ones that are rare and happen infrequently, such as Autism or Down Syndrome.

It is true that their uniqueness is their strength.

One characteristic my students share is that they each develop their gifts to really impressive levels as they learn to overcome their disabilities. They inspire me every day and I hope you will consider supporting the great work we do together in my classroom.

My Project

This year is my first year in a classroom teaching students with Autism. Much of our work together is teaching students new words and ideas using pictures that they recognize and linking them to text. The students benefit from these activities most when they use markers and colors as they help the student nteract with the words and ideas in more vibrant and memorable ways.

I have also asked for folders to help us organize our work for our end of the year portfolios.

The students started with folders, but quickly they quickly filled them with work they are proud of. I am hoping that the folders and bankers boxes will help me make sure I capture all the great materials they are producing before sending them home at the end of the year.

I also asked for a stapler to replace one that broke when it fell off of table and a smart speaker I hope to use as a timer with the students.

Mr. Daly
Grades 9-12
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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mr. Sketch Scented Water Based Markers, Chisel, Assorted Colors, 192/Carton (98490) • $107.94 1 $107.94
Crayola Kid's Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 256/Carton (58-8201) • $76.49 1 $76.49
Google Smart Speaker, Chalk (GA00210) • $49.99 1 $49.99
Bankers Box Stor/File Corrugated Boxes, Letter/Legal Size, White/Blue, 20/Pack (FEL-0070333) • $49.99 1 $49.99
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Assorted, 12/Pack (80699) • $19.99 2 $39.98
Pendaflex Reinforced Hanging File Folders, 1/5-Cut Tab, Letter Size, Standard Green, 25/Box (PFX 4152 1/5 GREEN) • $18.35 1 $18.35
Pilot Precise V5 Rollerball Pens, Extra Fine Point, Black Ink, Dozen (35334) • $17.84 1 $17.84
Pilot Precise V5 Rollerball Pens, Extra Fine Point, Purple Ink, Dozen (25106) • $17.84 1 $17.84
Pilot Precise V5 Rollerball Pens, Extra Fine Point, Red Ink, Dozen (35336) • $17.84 1 $17.84
Swingline Commercial Desktop Stapler, 20 Sheet Capacity, Black (44401) • $13.59 1 $13.59
Quill Brand Standard Manila File Folders 1-Ply, 1/3-Cut Assorted Tabs, Letter Size, 100/BX • $10.49 1 $10.49

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