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Mrs. Malinowski from Summerville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAM through Stories!

My students need high-quality, high-interest books that provide support in our STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) lab. Our goal is to ignite a spark that encourages them to explore!

  • $399 goal

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My Students

Our students are eager, empowered, and engaged in the educational process. They are reflective thinkers and focus on embracing a growth mindset, always jumping at the opportunity to stretch and push themselves to the next level.

Our students are ready to take the lead in their own learning and crave authentic opportunities to practice those all-important 21st century skills necessary to be college and career ready.

As a school, we recognize the importance of fostering independence and higher order thinking by integrating 21st-century skills such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity into the learning environment. Our goal is to cultivate a positive culture of learning while ensuring that students are meaningfully engaged.

Our STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics) lab provides opportunities for students to practice this type of thinking and gives them ownership in their learning.

This unique area of our school promotes and encourages students to work in different configurations, explore, pose questions, solve problems, invent solutions, and innovate. Imagination and creativity are vital and can thrive in this environment, our students just need the time and resources to flourish.

My Project

Picture books are an integral tool that teachers use to ignite and excite students about a topic. Reading aloud to students is appropriate and encouraged at any age. Books such as "Iggy Peck, Architect" encourage students to allow their passions to come alive!

STEAM-centered storybooks have the potential to spark imaginative thinking and the possibilities will be endless!

These books will serve as a jumping off point into a new project or STEAM exploration.

When books are read aloud to students, they are given the chance to interact with the text and are encouraged to engage in deep discussions.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Float • Amazon Business $17.48 1 $17.48
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $16.16 1 $16.16
This Bridge Will Not Be Gray • Amazon Business $14.79 1 $14.79
Look at That Building: A First Book of Structures • Amazon Business $14.13 1 $14.13
But I Read It on the Internet! (Mrs. Skorupski Story) • Amazon Business $14.12 1 $14.12
Awesome LEGO Creations with Bricks You Already Have: 50 New Robots, Dragons, Race Cars, Planes, Wild Animals and Other Exciting Projects to Build Imaginative Worlds • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
Tek: The Modern Cave Boy • Amazon Business $13.25 1 $13.25
A Street Through Time • Amazon Business $12.36 1 $12.36
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation • Amazon Business $11.78 1 $11.78
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $11.55 1 $11.55
Billions of Bricks: A Counting Book About Building • Amazon Business $11.48 1 $11.48
Webster's Email • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Once Upon a Time... Online: Happily Ever After Is Only a Click Away! • Amazon Business $9.40 1 $9.40
Hello Ruby: Adventures in Coding • Amazon Business $9.34 1 $9.34
Circuits (Science Readers: Content and Literacy) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Pull, Lift, and Lower: A Book About Pulleys (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $8.80 1 $8.80
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) • Amazon Business $8.58 1 $8.58
Roll, Slope, and Slide: A Book About Ramps (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $8.06 1 $8.06
Motion: Push and Pull, Fast and Slow (Amazing Science) • Amazon Business $7.30 1 $7.30
Scoop, Seesaw, and Raise: A Book About Levers (Amazing Science: Simple Machines) • Amazon Business $6.74 1 $6.74
Switch On, Switch Off (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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