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Mrs. Parnell-Claiborne from Dallas TX is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Personal Finance Literacy at Six Flags Over Texas!

Help me give my students a memorable Personal Financial Literacy experience by way of Six Flags Over Texas!!

  • $4,572 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My scholars are some of the best 5th graders ever. I honestly never thought I could teach, let alone teach 5th grade, but once I met them I knew that being their teacher was the place for me.

My school and I believe in “teaching students”, not just “teaching lessons”.

As a campus one of our most fundamental point is "Believing and Showing that Everyone IS Someone!” I usually welcome very unique individuals to our classroom door each day. I strive daily to partner with my students to create lessons that cater to their abilities and learning styles.

I draw them in with my own enthusiasm and watch how their confidence in asking “WHY" has now become a natural course of action in our lessons together. I feel that seeking the “WHYs” in our class will carry them through the rest of their lives.

My Project

Personal Financial Literacy will be one of the most effective field-trips of all time!!! Our 5th Grade scholars graduate from elementary school this year and our goal is to embed lifelong learning skills in the form of real life experiences. This field-trip will assist our scholars in discovering the connection between the classroom Personal Financial Literacy lessons and Real World Financial Literacy lessons.

Our Scholars are truly amazing and will be in charge of financial growth, maintaining a budget while spending appropriately and experiencing the life long connections.

Personal Financial Literacy is all around us, even in the form of entertainment. Our goal is to offer opportunity and exposure as well as hands on experience developing a real world problem solving.

Mrs. Parnell-Claiborne
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Six Flags Over Texas $3,799.00

Trip cost

$3,799.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$56.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$3,885.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$685.76

Total project goal

$4,571.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$4,571.74

1 Donor

-$4,571.74

Donations toward project cost

-$3,885.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$685.76

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$0.00

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