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Mrs. Ratajski from Camden NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reaching Our Smart Board

My students need a whiteboard step so they can reach more than the bottom few inches of the board.

  • $692 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Camden, NJ has been ranked as America's most dangerous city. The majority of the students in my class receive free or reduced-price lunch. Despite the challenges my students face living in this environment, they come to school eager to learn and grow. For many students, school is their safe place, and I want to create the best environment possible for them to feel safe, secure, and cared for. They are the future of this city and have the potential to improve their community.

My Project

We are very lucky to have a SmartBoard (interactive white board) in our classroom. However it was originally installed for higher grades with much taller students. The pre-k students in my class are only able to reach the bottom foot or less of the board.

This step will allow the students to reach a significant portion of the board and do so safely.

There are many interactive educational games we could be using on this technology but with the students unable to reach high enough they are unusable. This step will make a huge difference in the students ability to independently access educational technology.

Mrs. Ratajski
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 15 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jonti-Craft iRise Deluxe Interactive Whiteboard Step - 31-12 H x 73-12 W x 21 D 12 Step Height • Nasco $499.95 1 $499.95

Materials cost

$499.95

Vendor shipping charges

$50.00

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$587.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.67

Total project goal

$691.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$691.12

2 Donors

-$691.12

Donations toward project cost

-$587.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$103.67

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$0.00

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