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Ms. Alvarez from Long Beach CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Staying Current Across the Curriculum

Help me give my students each a subscription to Scholastic News and Time Magazine for Kids. I would also like to provide each student a Fidget band to help them remain focused on their reading.

  • $686 goal

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My Students

I teach fourth grade students in a high-needs school. The majority of my students are English language learners and some students lack the educational resources which would help them progress academically and meet grade level requirements.

Some of my students come to 4th grade already with the skills needed to meet the Common Core Standards, but many need additional support to get them where they need to be.

My students and their families are motivated and excited about their education and doing the best that they can this school year.

My Project

Scholastic News and Time For Kids are terrific resources for students because they include high-interest articles and current information. They will be used both in the classroom for independent reading and for homework, giving students an opportunity to improve their reading skills and answer comprehension questions. Students look forward to receiving relevant reading materials designed specifically for them.

My goal is to create an engaging, focused learning environment.

The Fidget bands will be placed on the chairs in the classroom and will help students focus on their work. This will still giv them the opportunity for movement without disturbing other students who need a quiet environment.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Scholastic News, Grade 4 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) - 24 Issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 4 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $5.75 36 $207.00
TIME For Kids - 3-4 COMBO Bundle - 28 issues / Minimum of 10 subscriptions • TIME for Kids $4.50 36 $162.00
Kick Bands Bouncy Chair Bands for Kids - Alternative Flexible Seating Classroom Supplies for Elementary School - ADHD Sensory Fidgets for Classroom Chairs - Bounce Fidget Band by Solace (10-Pack) • Amazon Business $27.99 4 $111.96

Materials cost

$480.96

Vendor shipping charges

$20.70

State sales tax

$44.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$582.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.86

Total project goal

$685.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$685.74

1 Donor

-$685.74

Donations toward project cost

-$582.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$102.86

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$0.00

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