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Mrs. Caples from Vardaman MS is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready, Set, Class Escape!

Help me give my students locks and other supplies needed to participate in an escape room experience.

  • $227 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a small, rural, agricultural community. Most of my students don't travel often outside of a 50-mile radius of our community; therefore, they don't have a lot of experiences outside of school. Our school is a Title I school with approximately 75% of our student body receiving free or reduced-price meals. Our student body consists of about 45% Hispanic, 40% Caucasian, and 10% African American. Most ELL students only speak Spanish at home since their parents speak only Spanish.

My Project

Escape rooms are a huge rage with adults, teens, and children. This project will allow me to bring the concept of escape rooms into my classroom and create "breakout" activities to motivate my students to participate in all academic subjects such as STEM, social studies, science, and math.

Breakout Edu materials will engage, motivate, and excite learning in my students.

In teams, students will solve clues, often through research or mathematical solutions. Then, they will use their creative and critical thinking skills to unlock the multiple locks to "breakout" within a specified time limit. These experiences will not only allow my students to practice certain academic standards but will also help build confidence and collaboration among peers.

These materials can be used and adapted to meet any academic standard and will be used for years to come.

Mrs. Caples
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 1 $150.00

Materials cost

$150.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$192.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.01

Total project goal

$226.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$226.76

2 Donors

-$221.76

Donations toward project cost

-$188.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$33.26

match offer

-$5.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$4.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.75

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$0.00

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