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Mrs. Garcia from Tracy CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Little Eagles Rise Up!

Help me give my students an interactive--alphabet poster, class calendar and ten frame. These portable pocket charts will allow me to reinforce skills online through Zoom. In addition, I would like to read kinder-friendly short readers to them!

  • $401 goal

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My Students

My students are a wonderful group of highly energetic, engaging, curious, and fun-loving kindergartners. On March 16th, 2020 our school shut down due to the Coronavirus. This has created a challenge for my kindergartners who are normally used to coming to school every day to see their friends, interact, sing with me in class, and most importantly practice their social and academic skills.

We have ventured together through this uncertain time of school closures!

I still have much to teach these curious little minds. I meet 2 times a week to engage my 5-6 year old students on Zoom sessions. We continue to make the best of this curveball. They come to our weekly Zoom sessions with excitement to see their new online class and to participate in singing, phonics and math in addition to their weekly work packets. They are truly rising up to the new concept of distance learning.

My Project

After a rather abrupt ending to our school year that nobody anticipated, I found myself unprepared for the huge task of teaching online to 20 little eager kindergartners who thrive in an otherwise highly engaging educational atmosphere. I know that I can utilize an interactive calendar to provide a sense of normalcy with our calendar routines. It is imperative that I solidify as much of what they have learned in order to prepare them for 1st grade. The interactive alphabet chart will allow me to randomly call on students online to match the image to the correct letter sound. This will allow me to assess through my online teaching.

This unique kindergarten class of eagles will rise up in spite of COVID-19.

Our way of teaching and learning has changed dramatically. I need to continue to give my students the best education possible. Currently, I have no whiteboard at home, so having a portable whiteboard will allow me to attach papers, posters, and pocket charts. The ten frame pocket chart will allow me to provide math problems through the use of visuals.

Mrs. Garcia
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnetic Mobile Whiteboard/Height Adjustable Dry Erase Board Easel on Rolling Stand, 40 X 28 Inch, w/Flipchart Easel Pad, Magnets, Markers & Eraser, Black • Amazon Business $125.59 1 $125.59
Godery Calendar and Weather Pocket Chart, Classroom Organized Chart, 149 Pieces • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Avantree Superb Sound Wired On Ear Headphones with Microphone, 1.5M / 4.9FT Long Cord with Mic for Adults, Students, Kids, Comfortable Headsets for Computer, Laptop, Tablet, Phone - 026 Black • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
2-in-1 Interactive Alphabet Poster for Kids | Classroom ABC Posters | Wall Chart Decal | Educational Toddler Toys | Children Learning Puzzle | Electronic Preschool Games | 2-3 Year Old and up • Amazon Business $29.90 1 $29.90
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36 Count • Amazon Business $22.87 1 $22.87
Nonfiction Sight Word Readers Parent Pack Level A: Teaches 25 key Sight Words to Help Your Child Soar as a Reader! • Amazon Business $16.62 1 $16.62
Godery Ten-Frame Set Pocket Chart for Classroom and Homeschooling, Math Manipulative 10 Frame Activity Chart for Kids Counting Game - 2 Frames with 40 Discs and 2X Dry Erase Cards • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Bob Books Sight Words: Kindergarten • Amazon Business $11.83 1 $11.83

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