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Ms. Ellingson from Los Angeles CA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Summer Book Reading for the Teacher!

Teacher Professional Development: I need some more books on incorporating STEAM into my classroom. <profdevpilot>

  • $179 goal

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My Students

At the end of the school year, I want my students to be better versed in the integration of science, technology, art, and math in their daily lives.

My teaching experience thus far has been incredible.

I've learned so much in my first year, and there is so much more to learn. We have new science standards to implement, and I am in need of some books to help me master them. With books, I'm able to read them, note take, and have them on hand when needed.

My Project

Along with the new standards, teachers have to have driving questions to help push the students to more questions and dedicated inquiry. These questions, called "essential question," are to help students learn to be better questioners and help them develop their intellectual capacity and critical thinking. These books will help with that. I also would like to learn more about the implementation of the new science standards, which require teachers to bridge science, technology, math, english, and more. These books will help with that, too.

These materials will help make my students lives and educational experiences better by making me a better teacher.

The new science standards are rigorous and intense. They will surely make students of today be better consumers of information and engaged citizens. To help them on that path, I would like to develop my skills as a rigorous teacher.

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Ms. Ellingson
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STEAM Point: A Guide to Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics through the Common Core • Amazon $31.49 1 $31.49
Uncovering Student Ideas in Physical Science, Vol.1 - 45 NEW Force and Motion Assessment Probes - PB274X1 • Amazon $30.28 1 $30.28
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units (Professional Development) • Amazon $24.58 1 $24.58
Essential Questions: Opening Doors to Student Understanding • Amazon $23.41 1 $23.41

Materials cost

$109.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.73

Total project goal

$178.18

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.18

1 Donor

-$151.45

Donations toward project cost

-$151.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.73

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$0.00

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