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Mrs. Ausbern from Sand Springs OK is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need special pencils, index cards for flashcards, sharpies, home reading logs, and storage containers for their supplies.

  • $155 goal

This project expired on October 27, 2010.

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My Students

Can you ever remember a time your teacher did something or gave you something special?

I teach 4th grade in a Title I school in Oklahoma.

58% of our students are on free and reduced lunches. I have several special needs students (one-visually impaired, autistic, and several learning disabled) who would benefit from these materials. I would have to say that I have the best class ever!

My Project

I have taught for 3 years and I am still working on supplying the items I need for my classroom. It is always a struggle to continue to purchase all the materials needed for my classroom. I love seeing how excited my students get when they work hard or do something good without being told and I recognize good behavior with a pencil. I also like helping my students develop good study habits by teaching them the importance of having flashcards on a ring-it to study. My class is also in need of storage containers for our classroom library. My students also like cool ways to keep track of their reading with reading logs.

With your help you will make it possible for my students to have fun while learning their 4th grade vocabulary and math facts.

With your help my students will be able to have special pencils, reading logs, flashcards, and organization in their classroom. I try to teach my students sometimes it is the little things that count.

Mrs. Ausbern
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 46 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ring-Its • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.44 1 $15.44
Terrific Kid! Pencils (box of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.54 2 $5.08
Super Reader! Pencils (box of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.54 3 $7.62
Home Reading Log • Kaplan Early Learning Company $3.40 2 $6.80
Happy Birthday from Teacher! Pencils (box of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.54 2 $5.08
Flashcard Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $11.14 1 $11.14
Colored Library Pockets • Kaplan Early Learning Company $4.26 2 $8.52
Vibrant Color Storage Tray - Blue (set of 5) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.58 1 $14.58
Vibrant Color Storage Tray Lid - Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $1.68 5 $8.40
5"X8" BLANK INDEX CARD -- Oxford Index Cards; 5x8", Blank, White • Quill $2.87 3 $8.61
SHARPIE ULTRA 12 COLOR SET, FINE -- Sharpie Ultra-Fine Point Permanent Markers; 12-Color Set • Quill $9.89 1 $9.89

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