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Mrs. Searcy from New Orleans LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Modified Crescent City Learning

Help me give my students school supplies as I teach Zoom lessons to accommodate their needs for distance learning. Incentives such as Supplies and snacks will help to motivate them as they work hard.

  • $372 goal

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My Students

I teach at a school in an urban area, where 97% of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch. Many of them struggle academically and lack the ability to be self-motivated and focus to do their best. I intend on creating those avenues to bridge the gap of learning for them in both the inclusion setting and my resource setting.

Many of the students that I service need extra resources, modifications, accommodations and teacher support to assist in their everyday learning.

They all learn at different rates and have various learning styles. My students suffer from minor to severe disabilities, which makes it challenging for them to feel successful in school. Although my students have daily struggles to learn that is beyond their control, they try their best to make me proud.

The educational services that are being provided to my students during this state, national, and international health crisis are special education instruction in reading and math on Zoom Meetings, general education assignments and instruction in all areas to be provided by the following means, Google Classroom assignments for ELA and Math, Studies Weekly for Social Studies, Study Island for Science; and all other assignments extended time when necessary.

My Project

The students that I currently serve are our next engineers, teachers, doctors, lawyers, professional athletes and many other professions.

As I lead my Zoom meetings where I teach math and ELA for IEP goals, my students will have earbuds to drown out the sounds of their backgrounds,calculators,notebooks, pencils, sharpeners, drawstring bags and snacks to assist with their weekly accommodations and modifications.

We don't realize how important these items are until the students a place in an environment where they no longer have access to the basic materials they need for learning and creativity. My students will now have access to the materials to show me that they understand what I am teaching them and they will have their calculators to motivate them to push pass any deficit such as Specific Learning Disability.

Every extended break I always send them home with an incentive package to let them know that I will be thinking of them. As we all know, this break was unexpected and my scholars would love for it to end right with an incentive package filled with love.

Mrs. Searcy
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
Kids Calculators,8 Digit Basic Calculator with Lanyard Silicone Button Battery Power Only (Lanyard, Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $7.99 5 $39.95
Crayola Bulk Colored Pencils, Pre-sharpened, Back to School Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, Pack of 24 • Amazon Business $36.74 1 $36.74
Bulk Earbuds 50 Pack Multi Colored for Classroom Kids Child Teen, Factorymall Wholesale Disposable Earbuds Earphones Headphones for School,Students,Library Computer Lab,Donate • Amazon Business $35.95 1 $35.95
Oxford Spiral Notebooks, 1-Subject, College Ruled Paper, 70 Sheets, 24 per Pack, Colors May Vary (65021) • Amazon Business $29.25 1 $29.25
FEPITO 22 Pack Drawstring Bags String Backpack Bulk Tote Sack Cinch Bag Sport Bags for School Gym Traveling • Amazon Business $23.98 1 $23.98
PILOT Varsity Disposable Fountain Pens, Medium Point Stainless Steel Nib, Blue Ink, 12 Count (90011) • Amazon Business $23.37 1 $23.37
Frito-Lay Party Mix, (40 Count) Variety Pack • Amazon Business $16.98 1 $16.98
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Welch's Fruit Snacks, Mixed Fruit, Gluten Free, Bulk Pack, 0.9 oz Individual Single Serve Bags (Pack of 80) • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
MENOLY 20 Pack Double Hole Pencil Sharpener Manual Pencil Sharpener with Lid Hand Pencil Sharpeners for School Office Home (Pink/Yellow/Green/Blue) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Hefty Slider Freezer Bags, Gallon Size, 56 Count • Amazon Business $7.78 1 $7.78
Nabisco Team Favorites Mix - Variety Pack with Cookies & Crackers, 30Count Box, 30 oz • Amazon Business $6.32 1 $6.32

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