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Ms. Iadanza from Howard Beach NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEAMing Our Way to Success With a Whiteboard Table!

Help me give my students a whiteboard table, dry erase markers, and towelettes to enhance their small group instruction and increase student engagement.

  • $399 goal

This project expired on February 25, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group, with a wide range of academic ability. All of them, at one time or another, need some additional instruction, either individually, or in a small group.

Many of my students are visual learners, who can benefit from small group instruction, where I can provide extra diagrams, sketches, or mind maps.

They have a variety of learning styles and needs, but they do have one thing in common, they love to learn, to explore, and together, we are helping them develop a growth mindset.

My Project

Children who need to work in small groups with their teacher frequently are often those who are reluctant to share their ideas and their thinking. This activity table with a markerboard top is ideal for my visual and kinesthetic learners. The two that we have immediately changed the way my way students make their learning visible. One more table would benefit them because we have to draw names and rotate groups to give everybody an opportunity to use them.

Using these tables will help my students with expressing their thoughts, whether they create a mind map, a diagram, or sketch notes.

I've observed even my most hesitant learners don't have that same issue when you hand them a dry erase marker. We'll need lots of markers as well as board wipes to keep our new marker board table tops in working order.

In science, where data collection is essential, these tables can also be used for making observations during a lab, drawing diagrams, or doing simple calculations. When doing STEAM activities, we can easily shift them to STEM activities, since research shows that art is a way of offering more diverse learning opportunities and greater access to STEM for all types of learners. The possibilities are endless!

Ms. Iadanza
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TABLE - CS APOLLO ACTIVITY RECTANGLE 30X48 - MARKERBOARD TOP - SPECIFY T-MOLD EDGE/UPPER LEG COLOR - SPECIFY TABLE HEIGHT • School Specialty $181.27 1 $181.27
Expo - Marker Board Towlettes - Disposable Wet Wipes, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $38.48 1 $38.48
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 16 Pack • Amazon Business $14.33 2 $28.66
EXPO 1927526 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Vibrant Colors, 16-Count • Amazon Business $12.87 2 $25.74
Dry Erase Erasers, 40 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Erasers Chalkboard Cleaner Wiper for Classroom Home Office, 4 Assorted Colors(Blue, Red, Green, Yellow) by EAONE • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
ROYAL BLUE (PP1) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS EDGE COLORS WITH TITANIUM • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
22-30 ADJ LEG • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS ACTIVITY TABLE ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$286.14

Vendor shipping charges

$18.13

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$338.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.75

Total project goal

$398.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$398.31

9 Donors

-$398.31

Donations toward project cost

-$338.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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