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Mrs. Bowen from San Bernardino CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization Materials for AVID Scholars!

My students need class folders and sheet protectors in order to keep their class materials safe and organized!

  • $175 goal

This project expired on March 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In a city known for its challenges, my primary goal is to provide my students with a safe and rigorous environment where they can take the many skills taught within the classroom to a successful future ahead.

I teach a group of 34 fourth grade students with a combination of various special needs students mainstreamed within.

My students are a very energetic, inquisitive and highly motivated group. They absolutely love to learn new information in a tactile and hands-on way.

One thing that sets my group of students apart is their motivation and drive to make this world a better place. They strive for change and to make a positive impact on society. At such a young age, they are already able to describe how their future actions will affect those around them. With such a positive outlook on their future, it is my duty to provide my students with enriching activities that will make them productive future scholars in society.

Through the help of DonorsChoose.org, I hope to be able to provide more learning opportunities for my students through the use of materials that are not easily accessible in public education.

My Project

One of the most important lessons that I am able to teach my Fourth Grade Scholars is how to be organized. Organization is a key virtue needed for future success. With this in mind, my students are in need of 3-Prong class folders and sheet protectors to be used during class.

The folders will be used to keep important papers safe and easy to refer to throughout the entire school year.

The sheet protectors will help keep papers safe and help with long term use.

These items will help enhance academic success in my classroom, but will also promote the AVID program (Advancement Via Individual Determination) within our district. Students will be able to be organized and responsible for their materials throughout the school year! Thus, these organizational materials will lead to many learning opportunities and success!

Mrs. Bowen
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 34 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Smead Poly Two-Pocket Folder, Tang-style Fastener, Holds up to 180 Sheets, Letter Size, Red, 25 per Box (87727) • Amazon Business $38.88 2 $77.76
Avery Economy Clear Sheet Protectors, Acid Free (75091) • Amazon Business $14.76 2 $29.52

Materials cost

$107.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.24

Total project goal

$174.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$174.95

3 Donors

-$174.25

Donations toward project cost

-$148.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.70

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$0.00

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