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Mrs. K. from Santa Ana CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Something to Write On

Help me give my students a magnetic portable whiteboard for research and collaborations writing.

  • $364 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach first graders in a high-need community! The school is a low-income, high-poverty grade school in California. Our school is a Title I school where many of the students are homeless.

Even though they face many challenges such as being homeless, our students come to school excited and highly motivated to learn.

My students' come from home with hard working parents that work several low paying jobs. Often those low paying job are not sufficient to provide all their needs. They call cars, motels, and over-crowded apartments their homes.

My Project

In my first grade we do a great deal collaboration and brainstorming. Being able to write in large format allows all students to participate and to make a plan before writing. Currently we only have one whiteboard to write on, the same one as use for our projector. This means no cuFfs are ever permanent.

My class loves to write non-fiction essays and do research.

Having a portable whiteboard would allows us to brainstorm and map their idea and keep them handy as a reference. This will make a big difference in the quality of their writing and the confidence the will develop as the write.

Mrs. K.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MasterVision Magnetic Platinum Pure White Dry Erase Mobile Presentation Easel, Black/Silver • Quill.com $252.44 1 $252.44

Materials cost

$252.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$309.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.59

Total project goal

$363.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$363.92

4 Donors

-$184.00

Donations toward project cost

-$158.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.08

match offer

-$176.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$150.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.96

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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