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Ms. Axthelm from Tarboro NC is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Scrambling For An Eggspert!!!!

My students need an Eggspert game and batteries.

  • $253 goal

This project expired on February 6, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are starving to learn more and as a sixth grade math teacher, that is something so great. They come from a high poverty background, but they do not let that get in the way of their learning.

My students have not historically been successful in math and are reluctant to take risks and try new things, because they fear failure.

I want to give them a different way to learn math in hopes of them enjoying it. They get bored doing so much paper-and-pencil work so I try to incorporate different games and hands on activities as often as I can.

My Project

We love playing different kinds of games in my class. One in particular that we like is Jeopardy. The Eggspert would make playing all the different games so much easier and exciting for my students. The little sound effects and the way they light up would make the games more fun. And that is just one example of how it can be used.

I realize this may be a tough decision for you, especially since there are thousands of Donors Choose projects out there waiting to be funded.

I just want you to know that my students could really use this Eggspert buzzer to enhance their learning and lead them to a path of lifelong learners. Please choose to make a difference in my students’ lives and help make it possible for my students to enjoy and internalize math, thus promoting a brighter future for all.

Ms. Axthelm
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wireless Eggspert • Kaplan Early Learning Company $85.96 1 $85.96
Alkaline Batteries AAA 4-Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.54 10 $25.40
Alkaline Batteries AA 4-Pack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.54 10 $25.40
A/C Adapter • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.14 1 $11.14

Materials cost

$147.90

Vendor shipping charges

$17.75

State sales tax

$11.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$214.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.84

Total project goal

$252.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.25

1 Donor

-$126.13

Donations toward project cost

-$107.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.92

match offer

-$126.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$107.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.92

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$0.00

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