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Mrs. Sadler from Longmont CO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization Through Color and Incentives!

My students need to build organizational skills! We will be creating binders for storing papers and homework, and will be color coding with colored paper and pens. We also love interactive tools and incentives!

  • $487 goal

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My Students

Our students are amazing! We are a Title I School, with 80% of our students learning English as a second language. Many of our families do not have the ability to support our classrooms outside of ensuring that their kids are at school. This is not because they don't value school. It's quite the contrary. We have AMAZING family support for our neighborhood school, and this is evident during our family conferences, STEM nights, and other community building events. Financially, we do not have the same level of community donations as other local schools, and this is where the greatest impact of funding is apparent.

Our kids face many challenges, and yet, they are meeting their goals and achieving excellence!

Preparing our kids to be active and successful, contributing member of society is our focus. We have integrated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) into our content units of study. There are times we need additional supplies to supplement our studies. We thank generous donors for supporting our rigorous learning opportunities!

My Project

By donating to this project, you will support students in learning how to organize materials, using COLOR! Students need to learn how to organize materials, as this is critical to success throughout their working and home lives.

Using color and supporting continued organizational upkeep through incentives, students learn how to maintain an organization system for success.

Our fourth grade students are working on executive functioning skills, which include the following skills:

Initiation, reasoning, planning, mental flexibility, and organization. The items requested for this grant will help support the development of these skills, that are so necessary to manage life, school, and work tasks.

Mrs. Sadler
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics 3-Ring Binder, 1 Inch - 4-Pack (White) • Amazon Business $9.64 6 $57.84
Wausau Astrobrights 24# Writing Paper, 500 count, Cool Assortment, 8.5 x 11 Inch (20274) • Amazon Business $10.63 4 $42.52
Educational Insights Jumbo Magnetic Spinner • Amazon Business $41.03 1 $41.03
Crystal Clear 200-Pieces Universal Thermal Laminating Pouches • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98
Pencil Grips for Kids Handwriting,Silicone Ergonomic Pen Writing Aid Grip Pencil Grip Claw for Preschoolers for Special Needs (12PCS) • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, "Spectrum" 25-Color Assortment, 150 Sheets (80933-01) • Amazon Business $7.44 4 $29.76
Medium Gumball Bank, 12" • Amazon Business $27.95 1 $27.95
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Assorted Colors, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.46 3 $22.38
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $10.19 2 $20.38
Prodyne F-36 Acrylic Straw Dispenser with 36 Straws • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Better Office Products Sheet Protectors, 200 Piece • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Abilitations Integrations Hi-Write Wide-Ruled Notebook Paper • Amazon Business $11.14 1 $11.14
SmartDealsPro Set of 10 16MM Blank With Different Color on Each Face Six Sided Dice Teaching Plastic Cubes • Amazon Business $6.20 1 $6.20

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