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Ms. Wendy from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Online but Learning Together

Help me give my students access to rich and relevant literature, individual journals, whiteboards and reusable items to participate in online learning.

  • 8 donors
  • $691 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school so excited to be "big kids", eager to start learning! They become writers, mathematicians, scientists and good friends. Their growth is not only limited to academic and physical benchmarks but also social and emotional development. There are days when the progress seems incremental and other days when it feels like the growth is monumental, and it is.

My students come from right down the street and across the planet!

I have children from Ethiopia, Burma, Cambodia, Russia, Korea, Sudan; some have never been to a formal school before walking into my classroom.

My students have curiosity and wonder in their eyes and I find myself inspired by their resilience, continued dedication and enthusiasm as they show up to school each day carrying unknown burdens. I teach at a school in the inner city where approximately 70% of our students benefit from free or reduced-price lunch. Many of the students in our school are not native English speakers and live in housing complexes for refugee families. The poverty and insecurity they face here, now, is not the worst of what they have experienced.

My Project

The items I am hoping to provide my students will allow them to do independent hands-on activities and participate actively in whole and small group activities online. I am asking for materials that students will be able to use multiple times and allow for them to have some hands-on activities to help encourage engagement. The ten grids, activity sheets, and small clock sets will all assist in students being able to engage at home both while online and also independently.

I am also asking for books that include strong messages about racial equality, family variations, gender differences, and a global sense of empathy.

The books I have chosen will help my students see themselves in literature and feel represented in stories.

Ms. Wendy
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 42 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnetic Ten-Frame Set, Including 5 Frames (no Hollowed Out) and 55 Colorful Discs (Upgraded Version for Fridge & Hand-held) • Amazon Business $17.99 5 $89.95
Legato Counting Bear Activity Sheets and eBook; 20 Large, Glossy Card Stock Sheets (each 8.5" x 11"); Helps with Patterns, Graphing, Colors, and More! Use with any 1" bear manipulative with 6 colors. • Amazon Business $12.97 4 $51.88
Charles Leonard Dry Erase Board Class Pack - Includes 30 Each 9 x 12 Inch Lapboards, Foam/Felt Erasers and Markers (35090) • Amazon Business $45.53 1 $45.53
hand2mind 42836 Geared Clocks Classroom Kit (Set of 24) • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
50 Pack Journal Notebook - Pocket Journals Bulk - Bulk Kraft Notebooks - Lined Notebook - Small Writing Notebooks, H5 Notebook - 80 Pages - 4.4 x 8.26 Inches - Brown • Amazon Business $44.95 1 $44.95
Dry Erase Pockets 30 Set Dry Erase Sleeves Oversized 10 x 14 Inches Teacher-Supplies- for-Classroom-Reusable-Dry-Erase-Pockets-Sleeves Assorted Colors WOT I (30 Set) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
The Day You Begin • Amazon Business $10.38 2 $20.76
24 Pack of Scissors 5 Inch Blunt Tip Kids Safety, Bulk Pack of Scissors Perfect for School & Craft Projects (24 Pack) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Be Kind • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Double Sided Desktop Pocket Chart, Self-Standing Tabletop Desktop Pocket Chart with Bonus 20X Dry Erase Cards, Sentence Strips File Holder For Individual or Small Group Usage in a Classroom or at Home • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
You Matter • Amazon Business $15.89 1 $15.89
Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story About Racial Injustice • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
Stick and Stone • Amazon Business $14.73 1 $14.73
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $14.59 1 $14.59
One Word from Sophia (The Sophia Books) • Amazon Business $14.34 1 $14.34
My Brother Charlie • Amazon Business $13.48 1 $13.48
Raymond Geddes Mini Dual ID Pencil Sharpener and Eraser, 24 Pack (68157) • Amazon Business $12.96 1 $12.96
Pink Is for Boys • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Bad Seed • Amazon Business $11.73 1 $11.73
Our Class is a Family • Amazon Business $9.91 1 $9.91
The Cool Bean • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
50-Pack 14MM Translucent & Solid 6-Sided Game Dice 5 Sets of Vintage Colors Dice for Board Games and Teaching Math Dice Set Classroom Accessories dice Set RPG dice • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street) (Pictureback(R)) • Amazon Business $4.29 1 $4.29

Materials cost

$548.64

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.23

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$586.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.57

Total project goal

$690.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$690.44

7 Donors

-$556.96

Donations toward project cost

-$473.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.54

match offer

-$133.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$113.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.02

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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