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Ms. Vaughn from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Inner City Kids Affected by Harvey

Help me give my students classroom supplies to help our classroom run more efficiently.

  • $387 goal

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My Students

My goal is to inspire scientific curiosity with my students. These tools display neat and interesting mechanisms and can facilitate question development by many students who see them. I believe that every student is capable of learning and excelling, they just need someone to light the spark.

My School is a Title I school with a large percentage of my students come from underserved neighborhoods.

As a teacher, it is my responsibility to provide my students with the necessary tools to change their current living situations and to excel in life outside of my classroom.

My Project

The materials and supplies that I am requesting for my students already have a "home." In other words, I know exactly where everything will go. We just need your help getting everything through our door! The students, to create daily lab journals, will use the paper, stapler, markers, and other supplies of the sort. These supplies will also be used for classroom projects. Many students do not have the technology to do presentations so they choose to present their work through posters and such. I have watched my students run into a second roadblock upon discovering that they must furnish the supplies necessary to complete their projects. I would like to do as much as possible to remove this learning block. The Kleenex will serve as erasers for their personal white boards, as well as the traditional use for Kleenex. The Kleenex will also help minimize classroom disruptions, as students will no longer have to leave the room due to blocked nasal passages. The whiteboard markers are used for our independent whiteboard activity which gives students the opportunity to receive immediate feedback from me when working problems.

The donations to this project will help to improve my students' understanding of and competency in STEM courses such as chemistry.

We will use these materials to aide us in the process of becoming life-long learners and writers. Many of my students are not able to purchase classrooms supplies. In these instances, I tend to give them away. Yet I truly need your support to make this a reality. Thanks!

Ms. Vaughn
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Expo Low Odor Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 36/Box • $39.94 2 $79.88
Woodcase Pencil, 144/Pk • $22.03 2 $44.06
Angel Soft Professional Series Premium 2-Ply Facial Tissue by GP PRO, Flat Box, 100 Sheets/Box, 30 Boxes/Carton (48580) • $42.63 1 $42.63
Pilot G2 Premium Retractable Gel-Ink Rolling Ball Pens, Fine Point (0.7mm), Black, 36/Pk (84065) • $33.99 1 $33.99
Crayola Colored Pencils Classpack, 240/Box • $31.44 1 $31.44
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • $19.99 1 $19.99
Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers, Assorted Fashion Colors, 24/pk (75846) • $18.27 1 $18.27
BIC Wite-Out Quick Dry Correction Fluid, 3/Pk (WOFQD3) • $5.94 1 $5.94
Scotch Magic Tape with Built-in Refillable Dispenser, 3/4" x 8.33 yds., 3 Rolls (3105) • $5.52 1 $5.52
Ashley Magnetic Whiteboard Erasers, Black & White Dots, 1 eraser (ASH10048) • $5.18 1 $5.18
Magnetic Whiteboard Erasers, Burlap Scribble Tweet • $4.24 1 $4.24
Quill Brand Standard Staples, 1/4", 5000/Box (35065) • $3.29 1 $3.29

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