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Mrs. Ellis from Dacula GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sick Pencil Sharpener is in Need of a Replacement!

My students need a pencil sharpener as ours is not working anymore!

  • $201 goal

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My Students

Hi I am a teacher in Georgia and I teach 2nd grade. Currently in our classroom we have 24 students. With 24 students I like to make learning as fun and creative as I can as we have different learning styles and different wants and needs! My students are innovative and love to do anything that requires using their hands to create and build using higher level thinking as they liked to be challenged! We are trying to incorporate a lot of STEM projects and activities this year in the classroom due to their different learning styles and their want of working in groups.

My Project

My students are constantly needing a sharpened pencil to complete the activities in my classroom. When our pencils break, it can be a challenge not having a pencil sharpener that works. In our classroom the wall sharpener does not work and is hard for second graders to use when it is in service. Also we are constantly needing to label things in our classroom, such as supplies, notebooks, books, etc. Labels can be so expensive! So that is why we have added labels to this need of supplies!

An electronic sharpener is such a help in a second grade classroom!

The students know how to use it and can do so without any help!

Mrs. Ellis
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
X-ACTO School Pro 1670 Electric Pencil Sharpener • Staples Advantage $44.99 1 $44.99
Staples Inkjet/Laser Return Address Labels, 80 Labels Per Sheet, Clear, 1/2"H x 1 3/4"W, 2,000 Labels/Bx • Staples Advantage $28.39 1 $28.39
Staples Inkjet/Laser Address Labels, 30 Labels Per Sheet, White, 1"H x 2 5/8"W, 3,000 Labels/Bx • Staples Advantage $27.99 1 $27.99
Staples Inkjet/Laser Return Address Labels, 80 Labels Per Sheet, White, 1/2"H x 1 3/4"W, 8,000 Labels/Bx • Staples Advantage $27.99 1 $27.99

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