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Middle School, Music Teacher

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This teacher needs your help!

Ms. Gurney from Herriman UT is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Opportunities to Grow

Help me give my students headphones and access to all of our online tools to improve in reading and mathematics.

  • $999 goal

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My Students

I have an incredible group of highly energetic, curious, and excited 6th graders. They really enjoy learning especially social studies and math. They love collaborating with their peers and learning in exciting hands-on ways.

There is a buzz about growth mindset in our classroom.

Our focus is having a growth mindset. My students know that the only thing they need to do is be better than their previous self. The tools on my wishlist will help us meet our goals by staying organized, having the materials we need to be successful, and having them opportunity to express themselves creatively.

My students love a challenge! They are goal and service oriented. They complete community service projects, serve the school as lunch workers, safety patrol, and have little buddies. They look for opportunities to serve others and make people feel special and valued.

My Project

This project will help my students to grow academically through the use of headphones which will help them access online tools. These tools focus on reading fluency, phonics, spelling, grammar, and math facts.

My students are working on setting goals and improving their reading fluency and accuracy.

The kitchen timers will help them partner up and coach each other in reading on a daily basis. The canvases and watercolors will help them foster creativity through artistic expression. The chair bands will help my students focus on that need to wiggle The remaining items are needed classroom supplies to stay organized and successful. Thank you for supporting my classroom! These tools will go a long way in helping them!

Ms. Gurney
Grades 6-8

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bulk Headphones for Classroom, Pack of 24 Wired Head Phones for Kids. School Supplies for Teachers Elementary to College Students. School Headphones Pack Mixed Set • Amazon Business $148.99 1 $148.99
EASEPRES 8 Pockets Mesh Wall File Holder Organizer Office Hanging Magazine Rack, Black • Amazon Business $54.90 2 $109.80
Classroom Headphones-Bulk 10-Pack, Student On Ear Color Varieties- Comfy Swivel Earphones for Library, School, Airplane, Kids-for Online Learning and Travel, HQ Stereo Sound 3.5mm Jack (Colorful) • Amazon Business $79.97 1 $79.97
CONDA Canvas Panels 8 x 10 inch, 12 Pack, Primed, 100% Cotton, Artist Quality Acid Free Canvas Board for Acrylic, Pouring & Oil Painting • Amazon Business $14.99 5 $74.95
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Markers, Fine Line Marker Set, Gift for Kids, 40 Count • Amazon Business $11.38 6 $68.28
12 Pack Small Digital Kitchen Timer Magnetic Back and ON/Off Switch,Minute Second Count Up Countdown(White,Blue,Orange • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Arteza Watercolor Pencils Set of 48, Presharpened, Triangular-Shaped Colored Pencils for Adults and Teens, Art Supplies for Drawing, Sketching, and Painting • Amazon Business $17.08 3 $51.24
Gafly Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet - 24 Pieces - Bouncy Bands for Chairs - Flexible Desk Bands for Students with ADHD and Autism in School • Amazon Business $44.87 1 $44.87
Marbrasse Paper Letter Tray Organizer - 6 Tier Mesh File Organizer with Handle, Paper Sorter Organizer for Letter/A4 Office File Folder Holder - Black • Amazon Business $31.99 1 $31.99
Chair Bands (12-Pack)-Bouncy Fidget Kick Resistance Bands for Kids-Flexible Sensory Seating-Students with Autism ADHD-School Chairs Desk Classroom • Amazon Business $28.87 1 $28.87
Pilot G2 Premium Gel Roller, Fine 0.7mm, 20 Retractable Pens • Amazon Business $25.41 1 $25.41
Scotch Thermal Laminator, 2 Roller System for a Professional Finish, Use for Home, Office or School, Suitable for use with Photos (TL901X) • Amazon Business $18.74 1 $18.74
Upgraded 48 Colors Watercolor Paint, Washable Watercolor Paint Set with 3 Paint Brushes and Palette, Non-toxic Water Color Paints Sets for Kids, Adults, Beginners and Artists, Make Your Painting Talk • Amazon Business $9.33 2 $18.66
Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser, 3-Pack, Weighted, Non-Skid Base, Black, Made of 100% Recycled Plastic (C-38-3PK-SIOC) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 100-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 Inches, Letter Size Sheets (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Decorative File Folders with Floral Designs, Letter Size (9.5 x 11.5 in, 12 Pack) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $7.77 1 $7.77

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