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Ms. Pirtle from Seattle WA is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Room 13 Needs a Classroom White Board!

My students need a classroom white board. Our current white board is a sheet of material used for shower tiles. It is difficult to write and erase on it. Thank you!

  • $386 goal

This project expired on January 14, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A classroom white board allows for teachers and students to show their strategies for the entire class to see. Our current white board is difficult to erase and as a result, students have a hard time reading anything written on it.

My lovely 3rd grade students hail from Mexico, Vietnam, Somalia and Tonga, to name a few.

Many of them come from families living in poverty. They attend a school with teachers who are very dedicated to providing them the best education possible. I've worked with many of them since Kindergarten and love them dearly!

My Project

Having a clean white board will help my students better grasp math, reading, writing, social studies and science concepts as they are written or drawn on the board. Additionally, they will feel a sense of pride knowing they have a real white board in their room.

The white board is the front of the class.

It sets the tone for the room. If Room 13 is given the opportunity to have a brand new board, it will only add to the incredible learning that is happening in our room.

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

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15 donors15 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quartet Aluminum Frame Marker Board 8x4' • Quill $269.99 1 $269.99

Materials cost

$269.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$327.66

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.82

Total project goal

$385.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$385.48

15 Donors

-$373.86

Donations toward project cost

-$327.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.62

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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