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  • $314 goal

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Mr. Galindo
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

STEM Math: I See It, I Touch It, I Exercise It, I Master It

My students need math manipulatives and visuals, such as dice, multilink cubes, color tiles and posters, to help them learn, understand and master abstract math concepts.

My Students

"I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." by Confucius To the greatest extent possible, I want to ensure that my students are learning what I am teaching. Moreover, I expect them to not only remember, but also to understand.

My students have struggled with school and especially with mathematics.

Algebra has been the gatekeeper which has kept them from earning credits toward graduation, and they are now finishing their k-12 education at a continuation high school. Many of them have always been weak in mathematics because they don't understand.

My Project

My students need math manipulatives and visuals, such as dice, multilink cubes, and posters. These items will allow students to actually "do" math. Rather than sitting passively, students will be measuring, taking samples, experimenting, and calculating. The manipulatives will provide the opportunity for hands-on math so that students will have an experience with which they can connect the mathematics that they are learning.

We often hear students ask, "When will I ever use this?" This project has the ability to make this question extinct in my classroom.

These students have fallen through the cracks of our system for many years. This project provides them with the opportunity to get the credits that they need to graduate as well as have a rich experience using mathematics.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bucket of Dice • Nasco $15.95 1 $15.95
Multilink® Cubes - 1,000 • Nasco $96.95 1 $96.95
Algebra Chalkboard Topper • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $9.75 1 $9.75
Number Line -20 To 100 Bb Set • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $9.99 1 $9.99
Pre-algebra Basic Concepts of Numbers Bb Set • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $6.99 1 $6.99
Pre-algebra Poster Set • Teacher's School Supply Inc. $9.95 1 $9.95
MAGNET ASSORTED COLORFUL SET OF 40 • School Specialty Inc. $16.14 1 $16.14
Plastic Square Color Tiles • Nasco $14.95 2 $29.90

Materials cost

$195.62

Vendor shipping charges

$19.92

State sales tax

$17.90

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$266.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.01

Total project goal

$313.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$313.38

4 Donors

-$313.38

Donations toward project cost

-$266.37

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.01

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$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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