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Mrs. Smith from Aubrey TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Providing Resources to Support Student Achievement

Help me give my students basic resources and supplies to encourage learning, communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking.

  • $447 goal

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My Students

Our campus is well diverse in an increasingly growing population. I teach middle school math students including seventh and eighth-grade algebra students. When movement is incorporated into student learning, students learn more by staying engaged. Stations are regularly incorporated into lesson plans when possible to continue teaching with differentiation. Middle school students also love when they are able to work with the teacher in small group rotations. Adjusting the teacher to student ratio is vital to teaching in today's classroom!

My goal is to teach to different learning styles and provide differentiation instructional support to my students.

It is extremely important to provide engaging lessons for my middle school math students. My students come to school energized and ready to learn every day! They enjoy movement and hands-on activities. A comfortable learning environment will lead to more student engagement, which means more success!

My Project

Many of my current Algebra and Honors Math students do not have the basic supplies necessary to encourage them to be successful. Approximately one-fourth of my students need to borrow pencils daily and I supplied composition books at the beginning of the year if students came to school without one. I replace composition books as necessary throughout the school year. On a weekly basis, students use an old set of color pencils on assignments, because many do not have their own.

My project includes a variety of resources including the basic supplies such as pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, a new set of color pencils, thin markers, lined paper, and graph paper.

Other items include items for the classroom which support students through instructions, such as erasers for the individual white boards. Card stock, is one of many items purchased out of pocket, and it is used to create task cards, which encourages student collaboration.

Mrs. Smith
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Wide Ruled Loose Leaf Filler Paper, 200 Sheet, 10.5 x 8 Inch, 18-Pack • Amazon Business $54.99 1 $54.99
AmazonBasics Graph Ruled Loose Leaf Filler Paper, 100 Sheet, 11 x 8.5 Inch, 36-Pack • Amazon Business $48.85 1 $48.85
Crayola Fine Line Markers, Back to School Supplies Classpack, 10 Assorted Colors , 200 Count • Amazon Business $46.00 1 $46.00
Neenah Paper Bright White Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb/176 gsm, Bright White, 96 Brightness, 1000 Sheets, 4 Pack (91904) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $32.04 1 $32.04
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $26.48 1 $26.48
Better Office Products Purple Plastic 2 Pocket Folders with Prongs, Heavyweight, Letter Size Poly Folders, 24 Pack, with 3 Metal Prongs Fastener Clips, Purple • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 2 $19.92
Dry Erase Erasers, 40 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Erasers Chalkboard Cleaner Wiper for Classroom Home Office, 4 Assorted Colors(Blue, Red, Green, Yellow) by EAONE • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon & Lime Blossom, 320ct ,Packaging May Vary (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $11.52 1 $11.52
Paper Mate White Pearl Erasers, Large, 12 Count • Amazon Business $9.75 1 $9.75
Mr. Pen- Pencil Sharpener, Sharpener for Pencils, Pack of 6, Pencil Sharpener Manual, 2 Holes, Pencil Sharpener for Kids, Colored Pencil Sharpener, Pencil Sharpener Handheld, Art Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Paper Mate 89467 Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold (1.4mm), Red, 12 Count • Amazon Business $8.84 1 $8.84

Materials cost

$344.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.17

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$379.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.97

Total project goal

$446.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$446.49

9 Donors

-$222.00

Donations toward project cost

-$192.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.55

match offer

-$220.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$187.07

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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