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Mrs. Jones-Diallo from Austin TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Polishing Our Learning Environment

Help me give my students daily essentials such as dry erase markers and pencils.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I pull small reading groups from 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. My students generally fall below average with​ respect to achievement but there is nothing average about them! Many of my students are English language learners and come from diverse backgrounds. My groups are a microcosm of the United Colors of Benetton.

My students enjoy reading texts that are culturally relevant and using hands-on activities to support their learning.

Every day is an adventure teaching and learning with them!

I have already told them about the possibility of being funded and they are hopeful and excited to receive the items!

My Project

I will be able to better​ prepare learning materials for the enrichment of my students with these donations.

I can not wait to color print task cards and laminate them for long term use!

Dry erase markers are a commodity in our classroom. They often grow legs while losing tops and drying out in a week's span. I also make anchor charts a few times a week and run out of easel paper constantly! Now I'll have several easels to last the school year.

I am so excited! My students are excited! I will be sure to tell other educators how to fund for their classrooms and students.

Mrs. Jones-Diallo
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Worryfree Gadgets 7DRK-Q 7" Tablet, 4GB, Android 4.4 KitKat, Purple • Staples Advantage $55.05 2 $110.10
HP Deskjet 3755 All-in-One J9V91A#B1H USB & Wireless Color Inkjet Print-Scan-Copy Printer • Staples Advantage $79.99 1 $79.99
Fellowes M5-95 9.5" Hot Laminator with Pouch Starter Kit • Staples Advantage $57.59 1 $57.59
Infoguard 10-Sheet Cross-Cut High-Security Shredder (NX100P) • Staples Advantage $45.81 1 $45.81
Sustainable Earth by Staples Easel Pads, 27" x 36", White, 50 Sheets/Pad, 4 Pads/Carton (17640) • Staples Advantage $36.54 1 $36.54
Time Timer Jumbo 12" Timer, 60-Minute (TTMA2) • Staples Advantage $31.79 1 $31.79
HP 65 Color Combination Ink Cartridges, 2/Pack (T0A36AN#140) • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Post-it Notes, 3" x 3" Jaipur Collection, 100 Sheets/Pad, 14 Pads/Pack (654-14AU) • Staples Advantage $20.99 1 $20.99
The Write Dudes USA Gold American Wood Pencils, 2HB Lead Degree (Hardness), Graphite Lead, Yellow Wood Barrel, 48/Pack • Staples Advantage $10.49 2 $20.98
Fellowes Thermal Pouches, Letter, 100/Pack (5743301) • Staples Advantage $20.41 1 $20.41
Top Notch Teacher Products 3" x 5" Blank Border Index Card, Primary Colors, 100/PK, 6 PK/BD • Staples Advantage $14.89 1 $14.89
Staples Remarx Dry Erase Starter Kit, Assorted Colors (39909) • Staples Advantage $10.29 1 $10.29

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