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Mrs. Voils from W Terre Haute IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Power Pen Heroes

Help me give my students a super-fun way to build math and reading skills with instant reinforcement through Power Pen Quiz Cards.

  • $326 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school are from a rural, farm community. We have a small school at the edge of a large corporation. Our students are coming from all socioeconomic backgrounds. We are lucky to have great families that work hard and are involved in our school events, but we don't get a lot of extra funding from the state. This is due to our school not qualifying as a Title 1 school, which are schools that have a higher level of free and reduced-price lunches than we currently have.

First graders enter my classroom as inquisitive and energetic learners and my goal is to provide a positive learning environment that creates a love of being a life-long learner.

My Project

In my Power Pen Hero Project, my superhero first graders will be highly engaged with building math and reading skills. Students will simply touch an answer on multiple quiz cards with a special pen that will give them instant feedback. The math sets will reinforce various skills such as​ addition, subtraction, telling time, counting money, understanding place value, and fractions; all of which are important first grade standards. Phonics and reading standards which will be emphasized are short and long vowels, consonants, word families, blends and digraphs, and reading comprehension. Students will be allowed to work independently or with a partner to fortify these much needed skills while having fun with the technology component. Power Pens will be an extra, exciting feature that will boost their firstie knowledge!

Mrs. Voils
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BD530X - Power Pen!® - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
BD530 - Power Pen!® • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98
BD581 - Power Pen!® Reading Comprehension Quiz Cards - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
BD544 - Long Vowels Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD545 - Word Families Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD546 - Blends & Digraphs Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD542 - Consonants Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD543 - Short Vowels Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.99 1 $12.99
BD526 - Fractions Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD522 - Subtraction Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD523 - Telling Time Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD524 - Money Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD525 - Place Value Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99
BD521 - Addition Power Pen!® Quiz Cards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$242.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$276.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.79

Total project goal

$325.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$325.27

8 Donors

-$182.00

Donations toward project cost

-$165.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.05

Matching donations from our partners

-$130.04

Match offers toward project cost

-$110.53

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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