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Ms. Moscatello from N Plainfield NJ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Persevering with Rubik's Cube

Help me give my students the opportunity to apply STEM/STEAM standards and 21st Century skills by using the Rubik’s Cube.

  • $601 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My almost 500 students are culturally, ethnically, and academically diverse, coming from all walks of life. Many of the students I work with come from non-native English speaking families and a great number of students in our school come from low-income neighborhoods. I work with students with Autism, students who have learning disabilities and various other difficulties that affect their learning. Despite all the facts listed above, my students are eager to come to school, are motivated and hardworking. They persist through their struggles and many overcome them to make personal growth. They truly have enriched both my career, and my life, and I strive to do the same for them.

My Project

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." -Thomas Edison

Experiment, Fail, Learn, Repeat: Often when presented with challenging tasks my students want to give up after the first "failure." I want to teach my students that the only true failure is giving up.

I will use the Rubik's cubes to give my students the opportunity to experience failure in a fun, engaging and non-threatening way. The challenges presented will address a multitude of academic and social-emotional areas such as math, science, growth mindset, perseverance and collaboration. Students will use the provided solution guides to experiment, fail, learn and repeat; while learning that the true success is sticking with something that is difficult!

Ms. Moscatello
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3x3 Cube Education Kit • You Can Do the Cube $249.99 1 $249.99
2x2 Cube Education Kit • You Can Do the Cube $199.99 1 $199.99

Materials cost

$449.98

Vendor shipping charges

$23.60

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$510.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.06

Total project goal

$600.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$600.39

11 Donors

-$387.41

Donations toward project cost

-$339.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.03

match offer

-$201.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.17

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.86

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$0.00

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