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Mrs. Knost from Anderson IN is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Work Is A Cut Above!

My students need to be able to publish their work professionally with markers, a laminator, and laminating pouches!

  • $163 goal

This project expired on May 3, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a ninth grade developmental reading classroom. It is an inclusion classroom, so many of my students need extra scaffolding and support in and out of the classroom.

While poverty certainly plays a role in their views of their education, I am trying to help change my students' mindsets!

My school of approximately 2000 students is in a poverty stricken community. Ensuring my ninth graders achieve literacy goals will be a key factor in breaking the cycles poverty often holds.

My Project

In my classroom, we use a lot of creative avenues for helping students build stronger reading comprehension skills. We don't really have the resources easily available in the classroom to do some of the things we would really like to accomplish!

My students work hard to better themselves academically.

This means that they are really striving to do great work! When they accomplish great things, I like to showcase that work.

The paper cutter I ordered will allow students to cut their work down to size, when they do projects and assignments smaller than a full page. The laminator and sheets will help them preserve their work so that it can be showcased and admired! The pens will help them make their work really pop!

We really appreciate your donation!

Mrs. Knost
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Westcott 12" TrimAir Titanium Wood Guillotine Paper Trimmer with Anti-Microbial Protection • Amazon Business $40.48 1 $40.48
Swingline Laminator, Thermal, Inspire Plus Lamination Machine, 9" Max Width, Quick Warm-Up, Includes Laminating Pouches, White / Gray (1701857ECR) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point, Limited Edition Tropical & Assorted Colors, 24 Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45

Materials cost

$106.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$137.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.35

Total project goal

$162.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.31

3 Donors

-$148.19

Donations toward project cost

-$137.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.12

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$0.00

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