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Mrs. Messina from Houma LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mobile Learning for Young Learners

My students need pocket chart stands, Scholastic News magazines, and sentence strips.

  • $264 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from an extremely high-poverty area. Many of them have difficult home lives and are not given the love and support that I wish all children could receive at home. Keeping this in mind, I try to do everything I can to provide them with a loving, supportive, a safe environment when they are at school.

My students deserve to have the tools needed to develop a love of learning.

It is my hope that my students can escape their home lives while in our classroom. I want them to walk into our classroom and feel like they have everything they need (materials, support, love, confidence, knowledge) to succeed.

My Project

My students will utilize the pocket chart stands and sentence strips during center rotations. They will be able to work on content from all subject areas using these tools. These tools will also allow them to work almost anywhere in our classroom.

These resources will have a huge impact on my students' engagement and learning.

They will help to expose them to new topics and allow them to interact with it in a meaningful way.

The scholastic magazines will be used for practice in reading nonfiction text, as a research source for writing, and as a tool to engage my students in meaningful discussions about relevant topics.

Mrs. Messina
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA964 - Adjustable Pocket Chart Stand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 2 $99.98
Scholastic News, Grade 1 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 32 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 1 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 10 $57.50
WS157 - Write & Wipe Rainbow Sentence Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 1 $7.99
SCD4455 - Rainbow Word Strips • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$170.46

Vendor shipping charges

$5.75

State sales tax

$14.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$223.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.47

Total project goal

$263.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$263.16

1 Donor

-$263.16

Donations toward project cost

-$223.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.47

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$0.00

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