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Mrs. De Melo from Oakland CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organize, Motivate, Inspire, Succeed

My students need calculators and stop watches to help them understand time management and basic mathematical computations.

  • $547 goal

This project expired on October 6, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember struggling to understand complex mathematical equations and wishing you could pull out your calculator. Maybe you didn't know how much time remained on a test. Help these resource student learn important skills by providing them with the basic tools, a calculator and a timer.

The students that you will be touching attend a middle school where the vast majority of students come from low-income families.

These families wish they could provide all the necessary materials for their child but often find themselves struggling just to put food on the table. By providing these simple items to the students you will be building their self-confidence and desire to learn.

My Project

My students need calculators and stop watches to help them understand time management and basic mathematical computations. When special donors, like yourself, donate to these students, you will be empowering them with the materials that will allow them to become confidant and motivated students. The students will be provided lessons that allow them to understand time management and numbers sense. When materials are easily accessible learning prevails and motivation and confidence grows.

Your donations will not only motivate students today but will allow them to develop confidence that will allow them to be successful members of our communities for many years to come.

Mrs. De Melo
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 40 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TIMER THREE MEMORY COUNTDOWN TIMER • ABC School Supply, Inc $16.14 5 $80.70
TI-108/BK SOLAR CALCULATOR • ABC School Supply, Inc $6.64 20 $132.80

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