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Mrs. Prusak from Springfield IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM Forward in First Grade!

Help me give my students science, technology, engineering, art and math materials. The STEAM Park and Community Starter set would be a great first project for my students!

  • $495 goal

This project expired on December 22, 2019.

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My Students

We have about 280 students, and the average class size is 25 students per teacher. Our district has a high mobility rate so our time with the students is very precious! They typically enter kindergarten below level, which makes the primary grade levels so important. The students are wonderful, though, and they want to learn.

Having classroom science and STEM resources would be amazing for my students!

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are so important and often areas that are underfunded.

Our school does not have any private funding or a parent teacher organization to fund-raise. We are only able to stock our rooms with supplies and resources using our own money. I have been a teacher for 10 years in the same district, but this year I am currently teaching my third year of first grade. The students deserve the best, and I want them to desire to be lifelong readers!

My Project

Students need to prepare for their future. Engaged and creative learning is the best way for students to take the initiative. The best way for students to learn is through hands on creativity.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math are critical subjects for students to learn so they can learn in a more open ended way.

STEAM activities would allow endless possibilities for students. It will allow students to build, create and learn how to be a team.

Having a well rounded education will better prepare students to become productive and successful citizens. The STEAM center would provide students this opportunity for many years to come.

Mrs. Prusak
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Community Starter Set • LEGO Education $214.95 1 $214.95
STEAM Park • LEGO Education $154.95 1 $154.95

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