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Mrs. VanderWater from Muskegon MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Necessities are a Necessity!

Help me give my students the necessary materials for them to achieve their academic goals like calculators, privacy partitions, and clipboards.

  • $401 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Resource Room/Special Education Teacher in a middle school setting. I currently team-teach in two 6th grade English Language Arts classes, one 6th grade Math class, and one 8th grade Math class. Additionally, I teach a group of 7th grade students life skills, study skills, social skills and advocacy skills in an Academic Strategies class. I have the privilege of working with multiple classes and numerous students on a daily basis.

Middle School is so much better when you have easy access to tools and materials to access the curriculum!

I am fortunate to teach and learn from such a bight and humorous group of young individuals on a daily basis.

My Project

I am recently back in the classroom and need to stock up on tools my students can use to assist them with meeting their educational goals. I often provide accommodations for students, such as small group testing and assessment/assignments read, and it will be so nice to have a set of my own Scientific calculators, colorful clipboards, and dividers that my students can utilize.

New materials will create a renewed excitement for learning for both myself and my students!

I can't wait to see the looks on their faces when they are able to utilize their new materials.

Mrs. VanderWater
Grades 6-8
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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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NZ45 TI15 Calculator Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $239.00 1 $239.00
JJ689 Privacy Partitions Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.99 1 $36.99
LL878 Classroom Clipboards Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$305.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$340.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.10

Total project goal

$400.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$400.67

8 Donors

-$390.67

Donations toward project cost

-$332.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.60

match offer

-$10.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$8.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.50

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$0.00

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