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Mrs. O. from Ocala FL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM-Sational Classroom

My students need twenty-first century STEM materials to help them to become free to create their own projects, conduct experiments while working collaboratively in groups, make mistakes and learn from them.

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My classroom is comprised of low academic students, students with varying exceptionalities (ESE students) and English Speakers of other Languages. These students have already seen their share of struggles academically and have become somewhat discouraged with traditional book learning. Our school has a poverty rate of eighty-eight percent. We are a Title One school based on economically disadvantaged population and all students receive free lunch and breakfast.

As a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) school, all students are able to shine presenting different modality strengths.

Having these materials will enable my students to become more successful in problem solving, being able to persist while overcoming struggles and difficulties. Students need to be able to problem solve real world situations with desirable outcomes.

My Project

With the Magformers and Legos, students can learn what it is like as Junior Engineers. These educational activities use the creative side of the brain to imagine, create, revise and explore while engaging all parts of the students' learning capacity.

All students are able to engage in free-play which doesn't hamper the students with disabilities or low academic students giving all a chance to thrive in the classroom.

Students need to feel a sense of belonging and purpose while having strong problem solving skills they can build upon for success.

Additional STEM project books will enable me to provide year-long STEM projects for every area of the classroom and for most subjects.

Mrs. O.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magformers Magnets in Motion 61-Piece Set • Nasco $85.95 1 $85.95
Magna-Tiles Clear Colors 48-Piece Deluxe Set • Nasco $74.95 1 $74.95
Creative LEGO Brick Set • LEGO Education $62.95 1 $62.95
Instant STEM Activities - Gr. 1 • Nasco $16.95 1 $16.95
Year Round Project-Based Activities for STEM - Gr. 1-2 • Nasco $13.95 1 $13.95
Applying the Standards STEM Grade 1 • Nasco $8.95 1 $8.95

Materials cost

$263.70

Vendor shipping charges

$35.08

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.72

Total project goal

$391.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.46

2 Donors

-$391.46

Donations toward project cost

-$332.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.72

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$0.00

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