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Ms. Tinisha Gordon from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

PPE for Back 2 School

Help me give my students the personal protective equipment necessary to jump back into in person learning.

  • $346 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As long as I can remember, I have wanted to be a teacher. My students come from low-income/high-poverty homes. All of them receive free school lunch during the school year. Most of them are raised in single parent homes. My students are faced with many challenges at home and in school, but it is my goal to try and make this school year a memorable one.

My students are vibrant, intelligent six year olds who love to learn.

We are determined to ensure each scholar shines to the brightest of their abilities. The diversity in our school has created scholars who are caring, fearless, accepting, and eager to learn. From the moment we are together we are learning and having fun while doing it. I am really looking forward to school year 2020-2021.

My Project

These smocks and disposable gowns will provide my scholars with the tools needed for small group reading instruction as well as one to one conferences where students are provided with immediate feedback for improvement. My school is currently creating a system where students will rotate and participate in blending learning. Students will have a schedule where half will be learning at school and the other half will learn at home. While only half of my students will be in the school building at one time, they will require constant reminders to socially distance themselves.

My students will have to make many adjustments when they return to the brick and mortar school building in the fall, social distancing will indeed be a challenge.

These smocks and disposable gowns will keep us safe from the germs on our clothing when we are in the brick and mortar school building. This project will enable learners to stay safe while participating in class with one another.

Ms. Tinisha Gordon
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 32 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CUBACO 4 Pack Kids Art Smocks Children Waterproof Artist Painting Aprons with Long Sleeve and 3 Pockets for Age 3-8 Years • Amazon Business $13.99 8 $111.92
Karalai Washable, Waterproof Isolation Gown - Reusable Up to 10 Washes | Universal Size | 10 per Case (Blue) • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Dealmed 782046 Level 1 Non-Surgical Isolation Gown, Disposable, Yellow, 10/Pack • Amazon Business $47.95 1 $47.95

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