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Ms. Porzio from Miami FL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Plug or Put It - Techno Space

Help me give my students phone chargers, message boards, push pins and diversity inspired painters tape so they have a place to safely place their phones in my classroom to maximize instructional opportunities for success.

  • $185 goal

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My Students

This Title I exceptional school is in the fourth year of a medical and health sciences program where we try to wring out every cent so that our students have the same opportunities that other areas enjoy. I want to help my students by providing them limitless learning to remove barriers and allow them the opportunity to shine in our STEAM based curriculum. It is important that our students are active learners that embrace cultural diversity and equality as well as see these qualities reflected within my 21st century classroom of hope.

In spite of these challenges, our school of learning ranks highly on all high-stakes testing required.

Our science and math scores are consistently higher each year among our ESE and ELL populations because of these amazing opportunities to enrich the curriculum.

These are our students that will benefit directly from your assistance. These diverse learners are an asset to our program and our nation. Thank you for this opportunity for my young learners!

My Project

We live in a 21st century world where the majority of my Title I students bring a cell phone to school. Excessive cell phone usage during class could be a major disciplinary problem if the students do not see storing their phone as a benefit. I have a storage area in my room, but cell phones do need to be charged. One positive solution would be to create a charging station within my classroom away from students' desks.

Their phones would be charging during class, and provide for more effective classroom management as well as the opportunity for direct instruction.

The requested materials also include cork boards for some 'old school messaging so that sharing important updates are part of each day.The charging stations and cords will make a difference in my students' learning by removing their focus from the latest messages on their ever present cell phones to classroom learning objectives.

Ms. Porzio
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
USB Charger Station MANTO 50W 8-Port Fast Cell Phone Desktop Charging Dock with 5ft Power Cord for Multi Devices - White • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
7 Pieces Colored Masking Tape Rainbow Masking Tape Labelling Tape Graphic Art Painters Tape Roll for Fun for Arts DIY, Home Decoration, Office Supplies • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Scotch Indoor Mounting Tape, 0.75-inch x 350-inches, White, Holds up to 10 pounds, 1-Roll (110-LongDC) • Amazon Business $9.88 2 $19.76
Wall Pops Phoenix Printed Cork Board • Amazon Business $17.39 1 $17.39
Hexagon Cork Board/Pin Board, Colorful Foam Wall Tiles Hexagon Type Memo Board for Wall Decoration Home Decor (Combination 9pcs Set) • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
EnewLife Pack of 80 Colorful ThumbNails Push Pins with Wooden Clips Pushpins Tacks Thumbtacks for Cork Boards Artworks Notes Photos and Craft Projects (80 Colorful) • Amazon Business $12.69 1 $12.69
USB Type C Cable, 3Pack Canjoy Short USB C Cable 1ft Braided USB C Charger Cord Compatible Samsung Galaxy S10e S10 S9 S8 Plus, Note 9 8, Moto X4 G6 Z3, Google Pixel XL 2XL 3XL C, LG G7 ThinQ G6 G5 V30 • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Short Micro USB Cable 1ft,12 inch Fast Android Charger Cord for Smartphones,Samsung Galaxy,HTC,Motorola,Nokia,MP3,Tablet,Power Bank,USB2.0 A Male to Micro B Charging Station Sync Cord,6 Multi Pack • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
iPhone Charger Cable 1ft, 3 Pack 1 feet Short Lightning Cable & Data Sync Fast 1 foot iPhone Cord Compatible with iPhone Xs max / xr /x/8/8 Plus/7/7 Plus/6/6s Plus/5s/5,iPad(Black) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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