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Ms. Brown from Wichita Falls TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reaching all Learners with Hands-on Discoveries

My students need learning centers, construction paper, and a printer to supplement the information taught in class with hands-on activities.

  • $540 goal

This project expired on February 13, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think." ~Christopher Robin. Hands-on learning allows my students to believe and accomplish their educational goals. My students need the opportunity to learn in alternate ways. Children need to enjoy learning.

Many of my students were not confident about themselves in a school environment.

Students struggled with all core subjects. Things quickly changed when I introduced learning centers. The majority of my kids and the school we attend are considered at risk and come from a low economic background in North Texas. They are great kids who want to learn, but need alterative ways that make learning exciting and fun. They need hands-on activities along with teacher instruction to understand what is being taught. They are more successful academically and with behavior when hands-on learning is incorporated in the classroom.

My Project

My classroom was awarded the opportunity to test out technology. We create so many things and we need a printer to show off students' writing and creations with technology. The construction paper will be used to create projects from our reading stories and science topics. The learning centers will be used as a teaching tool. They will incorporate what they learned in class into the learning center for each core subject.

My students will find the joy of learning with confidence and a better understanding of the core subjects being taught.

They will have the ability to produce work with technology and use the printer to express themselves. This will change their view of their educational outcome. They will build a sense of leadership by conducting a learning center that will follow the knowledge of teacher instruction.

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

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This project will reach 22 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon - 240XL/241XL 2-Pack High-Yield Ink Cartridges + Photo Paper - Black/Cyan/Magenta/Yellow • Best Buy Education $49.99 2 $99.98
Canon PIXMA MG3520 - multifunction printer ( color ) • Best Buy Education $77.90 1 $77.90
FF900X - Math Equivalency Puzzles - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
RR270X - Self-Checking Math Match-Ups - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $36.00 1 $36.00
PP857 - Social Studies File Folder Games - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP516 - Science File Folder Games - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
PP944 - Time & Measurement Folder Game Library - Gr. 2-3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.99 1 $34.99
TT180X - Sight-Word Bingo Games - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.50 1 $29.50
TA50AC - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Assorted Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50BK - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Black • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50GA - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Gray • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50HG - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Holiday Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50SB - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50MA - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Magenta • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50DW - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Dark Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50HR - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Holiday Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50YE - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50LG - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Light Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50LB - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - Light Brown • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19
TA50WT - Construction Paper - 9" x 12" - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $1.19 1 $1.19

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