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Ms. Ferenz from Muskegon MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Project Based Learning

Help me give my students the materials that that they need to be successful. With social studies classes, we do many projects in class. It will make it much smoother to create using their imagination and creativity.

  • $567 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The thing I love most about my students is that they’re eager to learn. My students constantly ask questions about why events in history took place the way they did and we always have great discussions about that and how it connects to our future world. I typically have 10 or more students raising their hand to ask questions at any given time. My students go above and beyond on a regular basis and are such a joy to have in class.

My Project

U.S. History is a project based class and in World History, we do several projects as well. Having the poster board, construction paper, scissors, markers, pencil sharpeners, glue, etc. right at their fingertips in the classroom will make projects that much easier to create; especially for the families that cannot afford to go out and get that supplies at home. The goal when creating projects, is that students learn with hands on experiences that will help them remember in the future. We are often able to place their finished projects around the room so it’s a constant reminder for them about what they created and what they learned.

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Ms. Ferenz
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Standard 2" 3-Ring View Binder, White (26444-CC) • Staples Advantage $7.99 10 $79.90
Staples Construction Paper, 9"W x 12"L, Assorted, 200/Pack (23104) • Staples Advantage $5.09 10 $50.90
X-ACTO School Pro Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (1670) • Staples Advantage $48.39 1 $48.39
Staples Poster Board, 22" x 28" White, 10/Pack (28126) • Staples Advantage $3.93 10 $39.30
Staples Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (10434-CC/22749) • Staples Advantage $10.19 3 $30.57
Staples Manual Pencil Sharpener, Assorted Colors (10898-CC) • Staples Advantage $2.49 10 $24.90
Westcott All Purpose Value 8" Stainless Steel Standard Scissors, Pointed Tip, Red (40618) • Staples Advantage $2.39 10 $23.90
Kleenex Standard Facial Tissue, 2-Ply, 125 Sheets/Box, 12 Boxes/Pack (03076) • Staples Advantage $21.49 1 $21.49
Paper Mate Flair Felt Pens, Medium Point, Assorted Color Ink, 12/Pack (74423) • Staples Advantage $18.89 1 $18.89
Cra-Z-Art Classic Super Washable Markers, Broad Line, Assorted Colors, 10/Pack (r10002) • Staples Advantage $3.49 5 $17.45
Staples Ruled 3" x 5" Index Cards, White, 500/Pack (51009) • Staples Advantage $6.99 2 $13.98
Staples Wide Filler Paper, 8"W x 10.5"H, 120/Pack (37426) • Staples Advantage $1.31 10 $13.10
Elmer's School Glue, 4 Oz. (E304) • Staples Advantage $1.19 10 $11.90
Pilot G2 Retractable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Assorted Ink, 8/Pack (31128) • Staples Advantage $11.29 1 $11.29
Staples 2-Pocket School Folders, Purple, 25/Box (50759/27536-CC) • Staples Advantage $9.49 1 $9.49
Pilot G2 Retractable Gel Pens, Fine Point, Black Ink, 5/Pack (31078) • Staples Advantage $8.69 1 $8.69
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes - 105 Wipes (30112) • Staples Advantage $8.63 1 $8.63
Staples Desktop Stapler, Full-Strip Capacity, Black (24547-CC) • Staples Advantage $8.29 1 $8.29
Staples Erasers, Assorted Colors, Dozen (771352) • Staples Advantage $0.34 12 $4.08

Materials cost

$445.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$481.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.03

Total project goal

$566.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$566.85

6 Donors

-$430.00

Donations toward project cost

-$385.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$113.91

Match offers toward project cost

-$96.82

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.94

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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