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Ms. C. from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Setting Students Up for Independent Learning and Engagement

Help me give my students tools that will help my students take charge of their own learning! Through anchor charts and manipulatives that are well organized and accessible, my students will have what they need to be engaged learners!

  • $637 goal

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My Students

I am incredibly fortunate to teach in a community that is made up of diverse, unique, creative, independent, and empathetic children. I come to school excited to see their smiling faces looking up at me ready to learn and try their best.

My students are inquisitive, kind, and thoughtful.

They care about the world around them and they are passionate about learning and helping each other learn. They come together-- some French speakers, some not-- and create a community of culturally diverse critical thinkers.

My Project

I am asking for funding for supplies that will help students become independent, critical thinkers and learners.

The tools and resources on this list all will ensure that my classroom is a space where students are comfortable venturing on their own to find what they need to help them take control of their own learning.

Whether they go for one of the fun, engaging math games that helps them really hone in on a concept that they are taught or reach into a Copernicus bin where manipulatives will be stored and easily accessible, students will be hands on and in charge of their learning.

Students learn best when they are given a choice and the classroom is designed to allow for autonomy so your contribution plays a profound and powerful role in ensuring that this happens!

Ms. C.
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER CHART TABLET ASST RULE 24X32 PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $70.99 1 $70.99
PREMIUM TUB PACK • School Specialty $67.87 1 $67.87
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 1 $59.99
Magnetic Lined Dry-Erase Board • Nasco $59.95 1 $59.95
JJ689 - Privacy Partitions - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
EE823 - Fishing for Addition Facts • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
EE824 - Fishing for Subtraction Facts • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
AA623 - Decomposing Numbers Addition Fluency Puzzles • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 1 $21.99
EE486 - Roll & Solve Addition Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
EE487 - Roll & Solve Subtraction Game • Lakeshore Learning Materials $19.99 1 $19.99
PAPER CHART 24X32 CURSIVE 1 IN RULED SW 25 SHTS • School Specialty $10.86 1 $10.86
PAPER CHART 24X32 MANUSCRIPT 1.5 IN RULED SW 25 SHTS • School Specialty $10.86 1 $10.86
PAPER CHART 24X16 CURSIVE 1 IN RULED LW 25 SHTS • School Specialty $6.10 1 $6.10
PAPER CHART 24X16 MANUSCRIPT 1.5 IN RULED LW 25 SHTS • School Specialty $6.10 1 $6.10

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