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Ms. Scherer from Caldwell ID is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Super Students Learning to Engineer Real World Solutions!

Help me give my students Magna-Tiles to build and improve their engineering skills.

  • $423 goal

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My Students

I have the pleasure of working with a wonderful and diverse demographic of students. We are working to bring a STEAM education to underprivileged students who would not normally have the option. Our goal is to help them discover what they are capable of and give them the tools to then use these skills to give back to their community.

My students are excited to use their unique skills to complete projects using a STEAM framework to understand and serve our community.

In the past, we have completed projects to support our local humane society and are hoping to find other ways to contribute to others. My students are creative, hardworking, innovative, and love to know that they have done something to help others. Many of them have not had the opportunities they deserve in life but they continue to astound me with their resilience and determination.

My Project

Our students focus on using STEAM strategies to solve real-world problems and find ways to make a difference in our community. We regularly give students problems to solve using various materials and tools. Engineering toys give students opportunities to have choices and challenges in solving problems such as designing bridges, protective barriers, and simple machines. They also allow students to test their designs and make modifications using the data they collect. When my students use tools such as these, they are engaged and learn to work as a team.

By donating to our project, you will help my students to have access to better engineering tools to build their critical reasoning and problem-solving skills.

We believe that students who have these skills are better able to contribute to their communities and solve the problems they will face in the future.

Ms. Scherer
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magna-Tiles 100-Piece Clear Colors Set, The Original Magnetic Building Tiles For Creative Open-Ended Play, Educational Toys For Children Ages 3 Years + • Amazon Business $119.99 1 $119.99
Melissa & Doug Standard Unit Solid-Wood Building Blocks With Wooden Storage Tray (60 pcs) • Amazon Business $50.99 1 $50.99
330 pcs Building Blocks, Educational Building Toys Stem Toys Building Discs Sets Interlocking Solid Plastic for Preschool Toddlers Girls and Boys by Winlip • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
Brain Blox Wooden Building Blocks for Kids - Building Planks Set, STEM Toy for Boys and Girls (100 Pieces) • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Straws and Connectors Builders Set - Straw Constructor STEM Construction Building Toy – 800 Pieces - Educational Toys Boy & Girl • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Giant Magnetic Base Ten, Magnetic Base Ten, Use with Magnetic Surfaces or Whiteboards, 131 Piece Set • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Learning Resources Giant Magnetic Ten-Frame Set, Classroom Math Set, Magnetic Whiteboard Set, Classroom Demonstration, Set of 4, Ages 5+ • Amazon Business $18.98 1 $18.98

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