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Ms. Mirsha from Oakland CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special Education Students Need Visual Aids

My students need visual aids in order to be able to participate in academic activities.

  • $225 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are kindergartners and first graders with mild to moderate special needs, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Specific Learning Disabilities, and Speech and Language Impairment among other behavioral and sensory issues. FES is a Title I school; 50% of my students are also English Language Learners and 100% of them are also eligible for free/reduced price lunch, meaning they come from low-income homes. Many of the families cannot afford to provide school supplies for their children and the responsibility falls onto their educators.

My Project

My students with special learning needs require constant use of hands-on materials, images, pictures, and documentation to understand new concepts and materials. We currently have a color printer in our classroom that supplies various worksheets and aids throughout the week. The color ink will provide exciting visual supports and interesting worksheets.

We use visuals and images as writing prompts and as the foundation for various classroom discussions.

Visuals and pictures also support the learning of my students who are English Language Learners.

My students also benefit from the documentation of activities and projects. Our Polaroid camera is a central part of creative projects, self-efficacy, and self-reflection for students who are learning about how they learn. The Polaroid film will be used by students to document work and by me to document and create learning prompts. Our class will use the art materials, social skills imagery, and laminating sheets to create exciting visual projects and learning aides.

Ms. Mirsha
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 61 Black Ink Cartridge (CH561WN), HP 61 Tri-Color Ink Cartirdge (CH562WN), 2 Ink Cartridges (CR259FN) • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Polaroid 2x3 inch Premium ZINK Photo Paper QUINTUPLE PACK (50 Sheets) - Compatible With Polaroid Snap, Snap Touch, Z2300, SocialMatic Instant Cameras & Zip Instant Printer • Amazon Business $23.23 1 $23.23
Crayola Air-Dry Clay, White, 5 lb. Resealable Bucket, Great for Classroom, Educational, Art Tools • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
12 Pc Sensory Integration Products & Tools; Stress Reliever Autistic ADHD Toys Variety Pack for Kids - Fidget Toys • Amazon Business $17.95 1 $17.95
12 Pack - Piper Dreams Watercolor Paint Set - Each Tray Includes 8 Vibrant Colors, a Brush and a Closable Lid for Kids on the Go • Amazon Business $17.45 1 $17.45
Social Skills File Folder Game • Amazon Business $15.90 1 $15.90
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $10.45 1 $10.45
Pacon 6555 Rainbow Super Value Construction Paper Ream, 45 lb, 9 x 12, Assorted, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49

Materials cost

$145.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.31

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$190.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.69

Total project goal

$224.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$224.62

2 Donors

-$174.62

Donations toward project cost

-$148.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.19

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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