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Ms. E. from Detroit MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Centers for Success!

My students need activities for STEM learning centers, incentives for completing centers successfully, and pocket charts to keep our STEM centers organized!

  • $751 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, compassionate and full of questions! They love hands-on, engaging projects that allow them to think outside the box to find solutions! They come to school each day eager to try new things and take chances in order to grow both personally and academically.

My awesome 3rd grade students absolutely love learning, although the methods and environments in which they learn best vary greatly.

In class, we use many different learning strategies, group activities, and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an awesome group of kids, and I am lucky to have a new group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

These are wonderful young ladies and gentleman have a thirst for knowledge, and my mission is to ensure that they can rise above their current circumstances to find success!

My Project

Not all students are able to learn in the same way. Some are auditory learners while others are visual learners. To reach all of my students, I differentiate learning by using small group centers which include different activities within our learning community. Now I would like to include STEM activities which can be a supplement to our daily instruction to keep my students excited about math and science.

I will use the pocket charts to organize our time.

The flashcards will be used by the students at each center, and the incentives will be used with our behavior management system.

Through our STEM centers, students will gain excellent mathematics supplemental instruction without the stigma of math being "boring." STEM centers in a math class is a great means to boost students' confidence about their success. Your help and concern will empower my students with the confidence and skills to reach goals that are much higher than those they now consider. Funding this project will help increase readiness for college and encourage my students to consider careers in mathematics and technology.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dry Erase Answer Paddle 7" x 12" (Set of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $36.95 2 $73.90
ZOOB(r) BuilderZ STEM Challenge Kit (220 Pieces) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $46.95 1 $46.95
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 4 Boxes, 48 Markers Total • Amazon Business $33.98 1 $33.98
Star Right Math Triangle Flash Cards, Multiplication and Division Facts 0-12, Double-Sided, 2 Write and Wipe Cards Included, 2 Erasable Markers, for Ages 8 & Up • Amazon Business $10.99 3 $32.97
Teacher Created Resources Happy Birthday Wristbands, Multi Color (6559) • Amazon Business $10.46 3 $31.38
Complete Calendar Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $27.95 1 $27.95
Multiplication and Division Unknown Quantities Flashcards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.95 2 $27.90
Teacher Created Resources 5335 Birthday Graph Bulletin Board • Amazon Business $25.66 1 $25.66
Learning Resources I Sea 10! Game • Amazon Business $8.48 3 $25.44
Learning Resources Junior Organization Station, Pocket Charts • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources LER3799 Write & Wipe Fact Family Boards • Amazon Business $11.66 2 $23.32
Ivenf Pack of 50 5cm/2" Emoji Poop Plush Keychain Birthday Party Favors Supplies Mini Pillows Set, Emoticon Backpack Clips, Goodie Bag Stuffers Pinata Fillers Novelty Gifts Toys Prizes for Kids • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
24 Game Single Digits • Kaplan Early Learning Company $21.95 1 $21.95
Learning Resources Helping Hands Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Center Storage Pocket Chart • Kaplan Early Learning Company $19.95 1 $19.95
Sums in Space - An Addition & Subtraction Math Game for Kids • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
Command Medium Designer Hooks, White, 9-Hooks, 12 Strips (GP081-9NA) - Easy to Open Packaging • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Dry Erase Pockets, 13 Pack of 10" x 13” Clear Reusable Sleeves that Write and Wipe Clean, Pocket Holds Multiple Sheets, Protector Saves Paper, Perfect for Homeschool and Teachers, Markers Included • Amazon Business $16.47 1 $16.47
Blulu 48 Pieces Mini Magnetic Whiteboard Erasers Dry Erase Erasers Chalkboard Erasers for Home Classroom Office Use (Blue, 1.97 x 1.97 Inches) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Daily Schedule Pocket Chart, Class Schedule with 26 Cards , 13+1 Pockets. 13 colored + 13 blank double-sided reusable Cards, Easy Over-door Mountings included. (13” x 36”) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Addition and Subtraction Unknown Quantities Flashcards • Kaplan Early Learning Company $13.95 1 $13.95
Smead Cascading Wall Organizer, 6 Pockets, Letter Size, Gray/Bright (92060) • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
LEEHUR 20Pcs Squishy Toys, Party Favors Mochi Squishies Mini Squeeze Funny Toy Soft Stress and Anxiety Relief Toys for Kids/Adults Random Color • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Happy Birthday from Teacher! Pencils (box of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.95 3 $8.85
Third Graders are #1 Pencils (box of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $2.95 3 $8.85

Materials cost

$599.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.99

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$638.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$112.60

Total project goal

$750.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$750.67

1 Donor

-$319.04

Donations toward project cost

-$319.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$375.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$319.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$56.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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