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Mrs. Strausser from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

School Tools for AS Students

Help me give my students binders, pencils, erasers, and writing tools to start our year off right! My students are often lacking in basic school supplies and these supplies would be amazing for them!

  • $236 goal

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My Students

I work with the most amazing students! They are young men and women in 6th-8th grade that have been diagnosed with Autism. They all live in a high poverty area within Philadelphia and are so well deserving of a super cool classroom. They work hard every day, so I strive to provide them with the materials they need and deserve.

At this time, my students require school necessities to assist them in being successful, organized students.

Not only do they require basic school supplies, but they need supplies that will aid them in staying organized and following a structured routine for the entire school year.

My Project

My students are often lacking in the basic supplies we need for the school year, let alone supplies that will help them make beneficial gains. The pencils, erasers, and fine motor tools will start them off on the right foot. My students struggle with handwriting and written language, so having these tools will assist them increase these skills.

Students with Autism often struggle with organization; the binders will help them learn organization skills, while teaching them responsibility.

I want them to learn to not only keep their paperwork organized, but also be able to transfer them between home and school.

Mrs. Strausser
Grades 6-8
Nearly all 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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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BINDER 5-TAB ORGANIZER INSERT BLUE • School Specialty $6.81 12 $81.72
GUIDE WRITE - SET OF 6 • School Specialty $25.55 1 $25.55
ACCESSORY WRITING EGG OHS SET OF 3 • School Specialty $8.51 2 $17.02
MARKER DRY ERASE PEN SCHOOL SMART ASST SET OF 8 • School Specialty $3.76 3 $11.28
PAPER JOURNAL HI-WRITE BEGINNER 2 PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $9.79 1 $9.79
ERASER PINK BEVELED LARGE SCHOOL SMART PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $1.90 2 $3.80

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