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Mrs. Taylor from Carpentersville IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Need VersaTiles for Individualized Learning in Math and Reading!

Help me give my students VersaTiles Math and Literacy classroom kits to support their individualized learning in both subject areas.

  • $657 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Our school is Title I, and most of our students are second language learners with their first language being Spanish. I have 25 highly active students in my classroom who are eager to learn English. Students also rotate amongst 4 other classrooms, so these resources not only meet the needs of my own classroom, but that of 4 other teachers for a total of 120 students. These students are more than two years below grade level and have multiple needs. Many of my students are also special education students who have difficulty sitting still and staying at a traditional desk. One challenge I face daily is keeping students engaged and focused on their goals.

My goal is to engage my students in the classroom at all times.

One way for me to do this is to provide my students with a variety of engaging activities to stimulate their learning.

Allowing students the ability to have choice in their learning allows them to be more engaged throughout the day.

My Project

The VersaTiles Math and Literacy Kits will be a fantastic addition to our classroom. Students love hands on activities! The VersaTiles Math and Literacy Kits will provide my students with extra math and literacy practice using hands on materials.

The VersaTiles Math and Literacy Kits will allow my students to be engaged in their math and literacy learning and will provide them with interactive learning that makes math and literacy more meaningful.

With VersaTiles, students can work independently or in small groups. VersaTiles allows them to check their own answers, which makes them responsible for their learning. Students always can use extra math and literacy practice and VersaTiles will be a fun way to enhance our math and literacy curriculum. We cannot wait to add the VersaTiles Math and Literacy Kits to our classroom.

Mrs. Taylor
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
hand2mind VersaTiles Literacy Classroom Set, an Independent Self-Checking & Skill Practicing System (Grade 1), Aligned to State and National Standards • Amazon Business $259.95 1 $259.95
hand2mind VersaTiles Math Classroom Set, an Independent Self-Checking & Skill Practicing System (Grade 1), Aligned to State and National Standards • Amazon Business $259.95 1 $259.95

Materials cost

$519.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$557.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.42

Total project goal

$656.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$656.12

4 Donors

-$348.64

Donations toward project cost

-$303.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.80

Matching donations from our partners

-$298.66

Match offers toward project cost

-$253.86

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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