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Ms. Foster from Concord CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Learning

Help me give my students furniture to better arrange our classroom for learning.

  • $266 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At heart, my students are just like middle schoolers anywhere in America. They want to fit in. They want to have friends. They want to be able to express their identities. They are excited about learning, but complain about homework. They want to succeed.

And yet, my students struggle with issues that many other students their age do not.

Roughly half of them are English Learners, whether they were born in the U.S. or they have just moved here. Nearly 90% of them live in poverty. They experience racism and classism far too often, and are grossly underestimated by many members of the surrounding community.

My Project

Currently, my classroom is not optimally arranged. The projector has to be in the middle of the room, which means some students sit behind me. Other students have a hard time maintaining their focus. We end up wasting a lot of time that could be spent learning.

These materials will help to rearrange our classroom to make it more suitable for learning.

The printer carts will allow me to relocate my projector, document camera, laptop, and printer. This will allow me to move my teaching table to a corner. I will be able to refocus students who are easily distracted. Student learning will increase exponentially!

I have also requested some basic supplies, such as printer ink, glue sticks, and permanent markers. I had thought my classroom was well-stocked, but the beginning of the school year proved otherwise! These supplies will help my classroom function much better as we won’t have to waste time searching for supplies. Finally, the wireless karaoke microphone will help students project their voices when participating in class so that I can hear them more easily.

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

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP N9K27AN#140 952 Cyan, Magenta & Yellow Original Ink Cartridges, 3 Cartridges (N9K27AN) • Amazon Business $62.89 1 $62.89
Halter LZ-308 Rolling Printer Cart Machine Stand with Cable Management - Holds Up To 75 Pounds (Black) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
BONAOK Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone,3-in-1 Portable Handheld karaoke Mic Home Party Birthday Speaker Machine for iPhone/Android/iPad/Sony, PC and All Smartphone(Rose Gold Plus) • Amazon Business $30.99 1 $30.99
Mind Reader 2 Shelf Mobile Printer Cart with Cord Management, 17(W) x 15(H) x 13(L), Black • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
AmazonBasics Ultra-Fine Point Permanent Marker - Assorted Colors, 24-Count • Amazon Business $9.49 1 $9.49
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $8.74 1 $8.74

Materials cost

$177.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$225.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.87

Total project goal

$265.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$265.82

5 Donors

-$256.29

Donations toward project cost

-$225.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.53

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$0.00

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