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Ms. Griffin from Miami FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Strong Start

Help me give my students basic stationery, office supplies, a printer, and comfortable seating.

  • $1,166 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the epitome of triumph and resilience. With poverty and gun violence plaguing our community, students still enter the building every day eager to learn and willing to make a positive impact on our school. Students ask many questions about math and science and draw real-world connections to their life experiences.

I want to continue to foster their inquisitiveness and excitement by allowing them to work collaboratively to solve performance tasks.

Performance tasks increase the rigor of our classroom by allowing students to think critically and creatively, work collaboratively, and communicate effectively.

My Project

In the last two years, my school has managed to make some sustainable changes resulting in increased student achievement in both reading and mathematics.

Entering this school year, students at my school deserve a strong start.

Teachers want to be able to provide students with everything they need, including paper, pencils, and highlighters. We want to make anchor charts with poster paper and markers so that students can refer back to previously learned concepts. In addition, we would like to be able to make copies so students can take home standards-aligned work to continue learning at home. Finally, we would like to have a relaxing space for students to learn freely. We believe this will optimize student comfort in the classroom by letting them know they have options on where to learn if they are upset or need to be alone. Our students deserve the best, and, with your help, we can give it to them!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Laserjet Pro M148fdw All-in-One Wireless Monochrome Laser Printer with Auto Two-sided Printing, Mobile Printing, Fax & Built-in Ethernet (4PA42A) with Standard Toner Bundle • Amazon Business $195.89 1 $195.89
GreenForest Dining Chairs Set of 4,Metal Legs Fabric Cushion Seat Back Modern Dining Side Chairs,Gray • Amazon Business $159.99 1 $159.99
HP 94X | CF294X | Toner Cartridge | Black | High Yield • Amazon Business $84.89 1 $84.89
Gray and Ivory Morrocan Trellis Rug 5-Feet by 8-Feet Designer Area Rug • Amazon Business $79.34 1 $79.34
HP 94A | CF294A | Toner Cartridge | Black • Amazon Business $46.89 1 $46.89
LC164 - Jumbo Magnetic Multiplication Arrays - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Staples Stickies Tabletop Easel Pad, 20" x 23", White, 20 Sheets/Pad (23448) • Staples Advantage $12.46 3 $37.38
Pacon Heavy Duty Anchor Chart Paper, 24" x 32", Grid Ruled, White, 25 Sheets/Pad (PAC3373) • Staples Advantage $31.89 1 $31.89
Post-it Notes, 3" x 3" Cape Town Collection, 100 Sheets/Pad, 18 Pads/Cabinet Pack (654-18CTCP) • Staples Advantage $31.49 1 $31.49
DD335 - Multiplication Write & Wipe Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
DD468 - Visualize Math Write & Wipe Boards • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
Dry Erase Pockets Rusable Dry Erase Sleeves 30 Pack Eraseble Pocket Sleeve Protect Clear Pocket with Hole Hanger and Colorful Edge(5colors) • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Assorted, 12/Pack (80699) • Staples Advantage $10.84 2 $21.68
Staples Pastel Multipurpose Paper, 20 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted, 400/Pack (14804) • Staples Advantage $6.40 3 $19.20
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5” x 11”, 24 lb/89 gsm, “Brights” 5-Color Assortment, 500 Sheets (99608) • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59
Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packing Tape with Dispenser, 1.88"W x 22 yds., Clear, 6 Rolls (142-6) • Staples Advantage $15.59 1 $15.59
Post-it Recycled Super Sticky Notes, 4" x 4", Bali Collection, Lined, 90 Sheets/Pad, 6 Pads/Pack (675-6SSNRP) • Staples Advantage $13.79 1 $13.79
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
Sharpie FLIP CHART Water Based Markers, Bullet Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (22478) • Staples Advantage $5.77 2 $11.54
Scotch Brand Magic Tape, Numerous Applications, Cuts Cleanly, Engineered for Office and Home Use, 3/4 x 1000 Inches, Boxed, 6 Rolls (810K6) • Amazon Business $9.53 1 $9.53
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (30001) • Staples Advantage $7.92 1 $7.92
BIC Brite Liner Stick Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 24/Pack (BL241AST) • Staples Advantage $7.49 1 $7.49
BIC Wite-Out Brand Extra Coverage Correction Fluid, 20 ml, White, 3-Count • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98
Crayola Colored Pencils, 36 Premium Quality, Long-Lasting, Pre-Sharpened Pencils Non-Toxic Colored Pencil Set For Adult Coloring Books or Kids 4 & Up, Great For Shading, Gradation, Line Art & More • Amazon Business $5.97 1 $5.97
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ballpoint Pens, Medium Point, Blue Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609BE) • Staples Advantage $5.00 1 $5.00

Materials cost

$946.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$990.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$174.83

Total project goal

$1,165.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,165.52

2 Donors

-$777.01

Donations toward project cost

-$660.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$116.55

match offer

-$388.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$330.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.28

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$0.00

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