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Mrs. Moro Catalan from West Valley City UT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Moving and Learning Together

Help me give my students a new rug, math manipulatives, small projector, and soccer goals so we can learn while we move.

  • $953 goal

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My Students

My students need some hands-on manipulatives to learn math in a more concrete way during our small group instruction. Our school is located in a low socioeconomic area of the city, but that doesn't determine the hopes and goals our students have for themselves. Eighty percent or more of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch, with parents that have two jobs to support their families. We have a variety of ethnic groups and home languages. Our students are eager to learn. They come to school every day with great attitudes despite what happens at home and they want to go to college and be successful. Statistics show that our students are most at risk of failure and dropping out. Don't let these great kids have academic success pass them by. Students that come from very diverse homes need to build their self-confidence to be successful in life. Teaching kids in poverty implies the need to express how successful they are being during their learning. We need to provide positive feedback all the time.

My Project

Having a brand new rug in our classroom will allow my students to move from their boring desks and learn better during my small group instruction. We will be able to have collaborative conversations while working with manipulatives. I have also created many manipulatives but I need more eco-friendly bags to store them in a way that they can be used frequently by my students. We will use the addition whiteboard charts to help them be more fluent in their math facts.

In our school, our kids love to play soccer during recess but we don't have soccer goals for them to play.

With these soccer goals, I expect my students to be more organized during their games and not have to use their sweaters as the goal.

I want my class to become more engaging, being able to move around the school or outside and still be able to have the technology we need with the Nebula projector which will help my students get excited to come to school.

Mrs. Moro Catalan
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nebula Capsule, by Anker, Smart Wi-Fi Mini Projector, Black, 100 ANSI Lumen Portable Projector, 360° Speaker, Movie Projector, 100 Inch Picture, 4-Hour Video Playtime, Outdoor Projector—Watch Anywhere • Amazon Business $299.99 1 $299.99
PRIMED 3 x 2 Pop-Up Soccer Goal • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.98 6 $119.88
Safavieh Adirondack Collection ADR109C Ivory and Silver Oriental Vintage Distressed Round Area Rug (8' Diameter) • Amazon Business $106.54 1 $106.54
New Sky Enterprises Montessori Math Material Multiplication and Division Addition Subtraction (Multiplication and Division) • Amazon Business $35.00 1 $35.00
DD468 - Visualize Math Write & Wipe Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD340 - Addition Write & Wipe Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Montessori Small Wooden Number Cards with Box (1-9000) • Amazon Business $25.69 1 $25.69
30pcs Plastic Envelopes, Clear Poly Envelope Waterproof File Folder with Snap Button, US Letter/A4 Size • Amazon Business $15.49 1 $15.49
96 Pack Unicorn Party Favors for Kids, Unicorn Party Supplies Birthday Decorations with Unicorn headband, Bracelets, Rings, Stickers, Hairpin, Bonus Goodie Bags, Perfect Unicorn Gifts for Girls • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Amberetech Wooden Toys Hundred Board Montessori 1-100 Consecutive Numbers Wooden Educational Game for Kids with Storage Bag,Size 8.268.26inches • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
600 Mini Novelty Cute Emoji Erasers - Fun School Supplies - Colorful Expressions Kids Will Love Materials Won't Smudge or Tear Paper - Ideal for Homework Rewards and Kids Party Favors • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Montessori 1-10 Bead Stair with Holder - Montessori Math Manipulatives Materials - Preschool Learning Educational Toys • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
500 Miniature Novelty Erasers for Kids - Colorful Fruit and Adorable Animal Designs - High-Quality Materials Won't Smudge or Tear Paper - Great for Homework Rewards, Party Favors, and Art Supplies • Amazon Business $11.95 1 $11.95
Tatuo 50 Pieces Cotton Drawstring Bags Muslin Bag Sachet Bag for Wedding Party Home Supplies (3 by 4 Inches) • Amazon Business $11.59 1 $11.59
GuassLee 36PCS Punch Balls 12" Round Punching Balloons Punch Balloon for Party Decorations and Kid's Girls Party Favors Assorted Neon Colors • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
JJ388 - Write & Wipe Student Number Lines - Set of 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $8.99 1 $8.99
Play-Doh Party Bag Dough (15 Count) • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
Darice Pie Rectangle-Shaped (50pc) – Light Unfinished Wood is Easy to Paint, Stain, Embellish – Perfect for Art and Craft Projects – Each Piece Measures 2.08”x1.37”, 3mm T, Natural, 50 Count • Amazon Business $3.52 1 $3.52

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