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Ms. Ledesma from Philadelphia PA is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students everything they need with this first year teacher.

  • $454 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Project

Our classroom is a very hands-on Math room. I give my students the opportunity to explore Math and Patterns themselves. This means we do a lot of small group work, projects, and classroom discussions. This requires materials to share our findings. Whiteboards, markers, posters, and pencils are crucial in helping us hone in on our discoveries. Previous projects include comparing Electric vs Gas cars, the effects of policy on Police Brutality, and Climate Change. Help us to feel comfortable with Math as we apply it to the real world. Thanks!

Ms. Ledesma
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nasco Graph Paper - 1 cm Squares • Nasco $7.95 8 $63.60
Pre Sharpened Pencils 12 Count • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $3.00 14 $42.00
Case of 24 - Partake Soft Baked Double Chocolate Chip Cookies Snack Pack • DonorsChoose Featured Favorites $33.00 1 $33.00
Ticonderoga Laddie Pencils - Pkg. of 12 • Nasco $6.00 5 $30.00
PRISMACOLOR Verithin Colored Pencils - 36-Color Set • Nasco $29.55 1 $29.55
Crayola Ultra-Clean Washable Color Markers - Fine-Line - Set of 64 • Nasco $27.30 1 $27.30
Storex Large Book Bins Multicolor - Set of 5 • Nasco $24.95 1 $24.95
Battery-Operated Pencil Sharpener • Nasco $17.10 1 $17.10
Purell Instant Hand Sanitizer • Nasco $17.00 1 $17.00
Mini Eraser • Nasco $0.75 20 $15.00
Post-It Notes Cape Town Collection - 1-3/8 in. x 1-7/8 in. - Pack of 12 • Nasco $10.90 1 $10.90
Purell Instant Hand Sanitizer • Nasco $7.25 1 $7.25
Charles Leonard Magnetic Dry Erase Markers with Erasers - Set of 6 • Nasco $3.65 1 $3.65

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