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Ms. Katz from Roswell GA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Raising the Roof in Science

Help me give my students ownership of their year in Science. I would like to wrap up this year and start the next by painting our class ceiling tiles with something they learned.

  • $292 goal

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My Students

Hello! I have the honor of being the Special Education Teacher of a fantastic group of students. My job is to fill in gaps and make the standards of curriculum accessible. I try all kinds of learning approaches to give my students the tools they need to be successful in a general education classroom.

Sometimes people don't understand how frustrating it can be for a Special Education student to do the things typical students take for granted.

Like how difficult it can be to just sit still for 5 minutes- literally, 5 minutes or processing basic math and reading skills. Or why we need to learn things that don't seem important at the time. Or why can't I just give them the answer because it's a pain to have to use Google.

There are days I want to give up, yell, scream, and throw things as soon as the bell rings at the end of the day, and then there are days I can't believe have ended so soon as we just started sharing a small moment or a big idea.

My Project

I would like to acknowledge the hard work my students put into their science class. One way to acknowledge and celebrate all the hard work they have done this year is to create a ceiling tile based on a science theme. The student is allowed to choose a topic we have discussed and using a rubric, draw and then paint using glow paint, acrylic paint, and neon paint to display on one of the ceiling tiles in our science room.

Every year the students enjoy creating a tile.

It gives them a sense of ownership and makes them accountable for their individual learning.

It makes our room looks cool, too.

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Ms. Katz
Grades 9-12

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pigma Rich Acrylic Paint Set for Adults & Kids Ideal for Painting Fabric, Canvas, Ceramic, Paintable Crafts (12 Bottles - 100 ml Each) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
ARTEZA Tempera Paint Set for Kids (13.5 US fl oz./400 ml), 16 Rich, Non-Toxic, and Washable Colors Ideal for Finger Painting, Sponge Painting, and Poster Painting • Amazon Business $39.98 1 $39.98
neon nights 'Glow Crafts XXL Set' 26 Cans of Paint | Glow in The Dark + UV Black Light + Invisible Fluorescent Paints | Luminescent, Phosphorescent, Self-Luminous | for Premium Art and Wall Paintings • Amazon Business $39.90 1 $39.90
UV Black Light, Lightimetunnel 30W Led Flood Light Outdoor Blacklight with 5-Pack Fluorescent Tape for Blacklight Party Supplies, Neon Glow, Birthday Wedding Stage Lighting • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
24 Cans of Premium Acrylic Paints by individuall – Professional Grade Acrylic Paint Set – Acrylic Hobby Paints Made in Germany – Craft Paint Set, 8 Vivid Colors – for Beginners, Students, Artists • Amazon Business $19.90 1 $19.90
Creativity Street 5167 Colossal Brush, Natural Bristle, Flat (Set of 30) • Amazon Business $14.89 1 $14.89
Acrylic Paint Brush Set, 5 Packs / 50 pcs Nylon Hair Brushes for All Purpose Oil Watercolor Painting Artist Professional Kits • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Uvfx Black Light Medium 250Ml Gloss • Amazon Business $8.90 1 $8.90

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