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Mrs. Gillentine from Celina TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading With STEM!

My students need amazing books to delve into Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. I really want to inspire my students to enjoy STEM topics by exposing them to these marvelous texts.

  • $240 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of backgrounds. Our school is in very rural area. Many of my students are at or below the poverty line. My students do not have the opportunities to experience the outside world as much as other students.

I want to ensure that my students have every available opportunity as any other student.

I'm hoping that I can help expand my students' horizons by allowing them to explore enriching texts. I want my students to be able to gain understanding and experiences from others as they read these wonderful books!

My Project

My students will be able to dive into STEM topics through some wonderful texts. I want my students to really enjoy and come to love Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math while also allowing them to expand their love for reading.

The books in this grant will really allow my students to explore ideas that they would not be exposed to otherwise.

These marvelous books will open so many doors for my students' future. I know these books will really inspire my students to take control of their own learning and future by allowing them to interact with interesting characters that they will be able to relate to on a personal level.

Mrs. Gillentine
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rosie Revere, Engineer • AKJ Education $13.10 3 $39.30
Iggy Peck, Architect • AKJ Education $13.10 3 $39.30
Rocks and Minerals • AKJ Education $9.45 3 $28.35
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Marvelous Thing That Came from a Spring • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Picture Book Edition • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
La Princesa del Agua/The Water Princess • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37
The Most Magnificent Thing • AKJ Education $12.37 1 $12.37

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