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Ms. L. from Miami FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Shredding Papers, Eco-Friendly Classroom!

Help me give my students shredder for my class to secure my students' documents' protection have their rough drafts shredded and reduce pollution.

  • $394 goal

This project expired on May 18, 2022.

This project expired on May 18, 2022.

My Students

More than three-quarters of my students come from low-income households who struggle to buy the basic school supplies for their children. Most of them receive free or reduced-price lunch. My kids are aware that my foreign language class is a place of challenge and discovery. If we want to work on sustainability practices, we should start by creating a ecological classroom, with less unnecessary stocks of papers in it. It is so important for students to learn independence. Subsequently, it doesn't hurt to organize ourselves from having loads of paper that should be shredded.

They love to learn and grow through my teaching, but they have no funds and means to learn.

We need funds to purchase all the materials to make their education a success while working with Microsoft Teams. They need basic supplies and to succeed in my Spanish class as well as to be hydrated by drinking enough water as well to eat snacks between period classes to as to learn better and germs environment which could be on place if the teacher had some available snacks and bottles to systematically provide my students with some healthy snacks and water.

My Project

With the shredded provided, students are finding it easier to work in my class for being able to keep their data safe. In addition, they feel rewarded and recognized for doing a good job in my class thanks to generous people like who truly care about Education. Honestly, it has been an honor to be sponsored by you. The most exciting part of every class to my students is knowing that anyone can make a difference- big or small. Building up my children is important to me, and a school system doesn't negate the fact of respecting my students and helping them succeed.

I cannot thank you enough for building up my classroom, academically.

My students are excited to learn and this high technology shredder will allow my students to shred their printed rough draft written essays and stories once they have turned in their final drafts to the teacher. It is usually hard to incorporate and maintain several topics and important documents into one class, and this shredder will act as catalyst for learning. It is a new thing to use technology constantly during a Spanish class, but the way you have made it accessible for my class is just as refreshing. My students are excited to learn, and this shredder that you would kindly donate to my class, will make a great difference among my students. It is allowing me as a teacher to keep my students' confidential documents safe as well as their rough drafts shredded.

Ms. L.
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 230 students.

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Fellowes LX22M Powershred Micro Cut 20 Sheet Paper Shredder (White) (5263201) • Amazon Business $299.99 1 $299.99

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