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Ms. Ingrid from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Pushing Buttons to Push Math Concepts

The cost of two sets of dry erase markers, a set of Early Math Write & Wipe Posters, glue sticks, desktop calculators, scissors, and counting manipulatives is $404, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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As a first year kindergarten teacher in an under resourced school I have resorted to using my artistic skills, as well as the contents of my kitchen cabinets to compensate for lacking resources. One thing that I can not create (or scrounge for) is a calculator. Anyone that has met a kindergarten student is familiar with their curious nature and desire to explore. They want to touch everything! If there are buttons, they want to push them. Kindergarten calculators will help make number recognition a game. I could use them to reinforce basic addition concepts and number sense. These calculators will be shared across grade level to help over 80 students this year, not to mention the hundreds of students that will benefit from this resource in the years to come. If you are able to help fund this proposal, you will also be providing my students with other much needed resources. We will use the scissors, glue, and dry erase markers for activities across the curriculum. My students and I can not thank you enough for your generosity!

Ms. Ingrid
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA368X - Giant Display Desktop Calculator - Set o • Lakeshore Learning $89.50 2 $179.00
EE836 - Early Math Write & Wipe Posters • Lakeshore Learning $16.95 1 $16.95
Sanford(R) EXPO(R) Chisel-Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Black, Pack Of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $12.59 2 $25.18
Saunders UHU(R) Stic Glue Sticks, 029 Oz, Purple, Box Of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $9.89 2 $19.78
Eureka Counting Bears With Matching Cups • Office Depot Inc. $4.67 1 $4.67
Sanford(R) EXPO(R) Dry-Erase Marker Eraser (Small) Pad Refill • Office Depot Inc. $1.97 1 $1.97
Falcon Plastic Safety Scissors, 5 1/2quot • Office Depot Inc. $0.44 24 $10.56

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