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Mrs. Wise from Fayette MS is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Saturday Math Academy Part 2

Help me give my students centimeter cubes, a time tracker, answer buzzers, rulers, and dry erase markers.

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My Students

My students come mostly from low-income, single-parent households. Some of these households have more than one family living under one roof. Because of these disadvantages, I try to make sure each student takes advantage of the knowledge they gain from each and everyday of class. A lot of the students I teach are below grade level and are struggling readers. It causes issues in the classroom when you have twenty-five percent of the class on grade level and the other seventy-five percent below.

My Project

This is part two to the Saturday Math Academy project. As I stated before, I recently began the Success Saturday Mathematics Academy in my school district for grades 3-6. It has truly been a blessing to help students boost their math skills. However, we are in desperate need for more resources. I teach third grade, so the resources I have will not be beneficial to some of the students in the upper grade levels. The answer buzzers will show students how to have a disciplined competition. The sentence strips will allow the students to write number sentences and explain how they solve the problems. The different math games will allow all of the students to demonstrate success in the various mathematical domains. The rulers will give students the hands on experience of measuring different real world items. Also, the time tracker will teach students how to pace themselves when solving problems. All of the items requested will give the students the opportunity to enhance their mathematical capabilities.

The Success Saturday Mathematics Academy is designed to assist and enable 3rd-6th grade students who need assistance and to accelerate achievement in mathematics for students who demonstrate aptitude and talent in mathematics.

The SSMA is a self-paced approach to mentoring and learning. We encourage and coach students to strive to achieve their optimum mathematical achievement at or above their grade level. Our approach accepts students where they and move them along at their own pace. In order to continue our Saturday Math Academy successfully, we need resources.

Mrs. Wise
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Learning Resources Time Tracker Visual Timer & Clock • $30.59 1 $30.59
ETA hand2mind Centimeter Unit Cubes Set with 4 Baseboards • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95
LogicRoots Monster Sock Factory First Step to Multiplication Stem Toy Math Manipulative • Amazon Business $21.91 1 $21.91
EXPO 86601 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 8-Count • Amazon Business $6.30 3 $18.90
Learning Resources Answer Buzzers, Set of 4 • $17.42 1 $17.42
Safet-T 12-Inch Rainbow Plastic Ruler for School Classroom, Home, or Office (Bulk Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Teacher Created Resources Glitter Magnetic Clothespins, 20 Per Pack (TCR77237) • $12.23 1 $12.23
Sentence Strips, Sturdy Tagboard, 1-1/2" Ruling, Assorted Colors • $8.49 1 $8.49

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