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Mrs. Martin from Kirksville MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Outbreak Alert! Students! We Need Your Solutions!

Help me give my students an EiE inquiry-based engineering design process curriculum that will help teach students thinking and reasoning skills needed for success.

  • $693 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach gifted middle school students who need an educational environment beyond that offered in the regular school program. This type of programming requires a differentiated instructional approach which involves teaching methods that encourage higher cognitive processes and concepts.

We are doing what we can to address 21st-Century Skills in our classroom.

They need instruction and materials that will challenge their minds and nurture their love of learning. A majority of the time that many students spend in public schools is focused on reading and writing. Of course, literacy is of critical importance to success as a student and as a contributing citizen. However, with limited time in the school day, many students are missing out on time spent on hands-on, interactive science and engineering explorations.

My Project

Our students are preparing for jobs that don't yet exist in a world that we can't even picture! Teaching them to think critically and flexibly is a key part of modern education. This kit will help me reach my students in an engaging and effective way. Instead of reading about problems to solve, my student will instead be engaged in an interactive scenario that will require them to think critically, collaborate together, and apply the knowledge that they are learning in their core content areas. These STEM kits have everything that we need to get started on this new and exciting educational endeavor!

Mrs. Martin
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Outbreak Alert: Engineering a Pandemic Response • AKJ Education $550.45 1 $550.45

Materials cost

$550.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$588.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.89

Total project goal

$692.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$692.60

1 Donor

-$231.00

Donations toward project cost

-$196.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.65

match offer

-$461.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$392.36

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.24

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$0.00

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