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Ms. L. from Baltimore MD is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Start-Up STEM Classroom

My students need mini whiteboards, a sharpener, scissors, and some folders.

  • $188 goal

This project expired on December 18, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school recognizes the opportunity gap in education for students of color. We see the potential in each student and strive to fight for their right to quality education. I am a first year Teach for America teacher trying to provide a quality education for 50+ 5th graders. Ninety percent of our students live below the poverty line and all receive free or reduced lunch.

Help me fight for the rights of my students and the future of America by partnering with us to furnish our classroom with the basic tools for success in Math and Science.

My Project

I am a first year teacher working with Teach for America to close the opportunity gap in a priority school in Baltimore City. My students are in need of whiteboards, a sharpener, scissors, and folders. The whiteboards will be used for small group math and science rotations. The sharpener will be used so that students can have writing utensils. The scissors to cut out board game pieces, science projects and shapes in math. The folders will serve as a folder to house student work so that they can keep track of their progress and growth over the school year.

Your partnership with our 5th Grade classroom affords our students the opportunity to a quality education in Math and Science.

These classroom essentials will help create an environment that invites scholars into a safe, hands on and fun STEM classroom. We greatly appreciate your partnership in helping us fight against oppression and the opportunity gap in Baltimore City schools.

Ms. L.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Charles Leonard Dry Erase Board Class Pack - Includes 30 Each 9 x 12 inch Lapboards, Foam/Felt Erasers and Markers (35090) • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
OfficePro Electric Pencil Sharpener - For School and Classroom, Helical Steel Blade Sharpens All Pencils Including Color, Auto-Stop Feature, Ultra-Portable - Batteries Included (Pencil Sharpener) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
3D Clock Hands, Timelike DIY Large Clock Hands Needles Wall Clocks 3D Home Art Decor Quartz Clock Mechanism Accessories (Black) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
AmazonBasics File Folders - Letter Size (100 Pack) – Manila • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Bostitch Office HP12 3 Hole Punch, 12 Sheet Capacity, Metal • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59
Kids Pointed Tip School Scissors - 12 Pack of Children’s Scissors with 5 Inch Stainless Steel Blades & Soft Handles for Right Handed & Left Handed Perfect for Any Art and Craft Project • Amazon Business $8.10 1 $8.10
Assorted Black Vinyl Plastic Circle Stickers Erasable Removable Chalkboard Labels for Food Organizing, Jars, Price Tags, Yard Sales, Kitchenware Storage & Containers (5 Sheets) • Amazon Business $4.25 1 $4.25
Charles Leonard Chl74586 Premium Chalkboard Eraser (1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Officemate Magnets, Assorted Sizes and Colors, 30 per Tub (92500) • Amazon Business $3.64 1 $3.64

Materials cost

$120.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$159.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.16

Total project goal

$187.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$187.73

3 Donors

-$89.46

Donations toward project cost

-$83.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.92

match offer

-$89.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.42

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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