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Mrs. Cole from Jersey City NJ is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Project Based Learning-Here We Come!

Help me give my students a printer to show off their hard word after completing PBL assignments.

  • $680 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This school year, my school decided to departmentalize the third grade. I am the math and science teacher for two classes. My homeroom is the ESL/bilingual classroom. I have a bilingual teacher that pushes in for math. My switch classroom is the inclusion classroom where the inclusion teacher follows her class for math and science. Our students are a very diverse group located in an urban area. They come from a variety of different backgrounds. About 70 percent of our students are economically disadvantaged. They are energetic and eager to learn. Although, they try to strive their very best, some are faced with many challenges on a daily basis. However, despite the challenges, they are a special group of young learners that are curious about the world around them and ready to explore it.

My Project

Project based learning is the focus for the school year. I have the opportunity to work on some amazing science and math projects in small groups with my class. We love to use the mystery science program online. My students enjoy the hands-on activities after each lesson. After the activities are completed, I would like to make a class slideshow with their projects. Currently, I do not have a printer that can handle the capacity needed to print these slides. Students would enjoy presenting to other classmates after completion. Students would display a sense of pride and accomplishment as they walk through the hallways and see their projects displayed. A Scholastic News subscription and the science kit would help supplement lessons throughout the school year.

Mrs. Cole
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Epson Expression ET-2750 EcoTank All-in-One Supertank Printer • Staples Advantage $299.99 1 $299.99
Staples 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs, 92 Brightness, 5000/Carton (135848) • Staples Advantage $39.23 2 $78.46
Epson EcoTank Ink Bottle Color Multipack (T512520-S) • Staples Advantage $57.69 1 $57.69
Scholastic News, Grade 3 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 3 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $5.75 10 $57.50
TT759 - Building Brick STEM Challenge Kit - Gr. 3-5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$533.63

Vendor shipping charges

$5.75

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$577.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.89

Total project goal

$679.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$679.27

6 Donors

-$629.27

Donations toward project cost

-$534.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.38

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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