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Mrs. Stravato from New York NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Specialized Books for Super Kids!

Help me give my students the materials needed to make individualized books for reading groups and social stories.

  • $156 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students belong to an NYC District 75 school that is highly specialized in autism. Most of my students began their educational journey with 1 on 1 early intervention services in the home to help them develop communication, motor, and cognitive skills.

Today they work to meet grade-level standards in a classroom of 8 students.

My students are part of a Title I school. This means that the majority of them are entitled to free lunch due to their lower income. They all have IEPs and are working towards being mainstreamed into the general education setting.

My Project

With the binding machine, I can create or print books to laminate and bind for use over the years. I plan to laminate and bind books to use during reading groups. I also plan to bind many other classroom supports. Binding is much safer than traditional staples and lasts significantly longer: Saving paper!

These books will be used for years to come!

Please donate to our project to help us make a strong, individualized reading program for my students. It will make sure a difference in social learning as well. I can make social stories for my students and bind them into sturdy books to take home with them.

Mrs. Stravato
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 8 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fellowes Binding Machine Star+ Comb Binding (5006501) • Amazon Business $64.34 1 $64.34
Vkey 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery by FBA • Amazon Business $13.99 2 $27.98
Fellowes Plastic Comb Binding Spines, 1/4 Inch Diameter, Black, 20 Sheets, 100 Pack (52366) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$100.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$131.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.26

Total project goal

$155.07

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$155.07

1 Donor

-$155.07

Donations toward project cost

-$131.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.26

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$0.00

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