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Mrs. Timms from Dallas TX is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Teacher Time-Saving Tools

My students need seat storage sacks to help keep desks neat and organized. They need the lined write and wipe boards and erasers for practice with penmanship.

  • $391 goal

This project expired on April 2, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We start the day with the "Morning Message" to greet the students. I want my students to be fluent readers, and know basic math skills. My biggest challenge is ample practice time."I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." Students learn by doing.

I have 1st graders.

At this time I have 6 boys and 7 girls. They enjoy activities with lots of movement. They are like sponges: they soak everything up, but some have problems retaining the information. My campus is predominately low SES, black and Hispanic, ESL, and bilingual students.

My Project

The students will use these resources for teacher directed quick assessment. I can quickly see if the students are grasping the concepts being presented. They will also use the boards and erasers for practice of handwriting. I can easily help students write and form letters correctly. When students are paired they can use the boards and erasers to collaborate and share information.

This donations will make a big impact on my classroom by helping students become more organized with the seat sacks.

They will help them limit the clutter on desktops and give them a neater work space. The whiteboards and erasers will help the students with different modes, such as hands on learners and visual learners. The group activity and sharing will encourage students to become better communicators.

Mrs. Timms
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ119X - At-Your-Seat Storage Sack - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 2 $199.00
FF448X - Single Line Write & Wipe Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $18.50 2 $37.00
Mini Dry Erase Answer Paddle 5" x 9" (Set of 12) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $14.41 2 $28.82
RR423 - Write & Wipe Lapboard Erasers - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 2 $27.98

Materials cost

$292.80

Vendor shipping charges

$5.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.39

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.62

Total project goal

$390.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$390.81

1 Donor

-$97.00

Donations toward project cost

-$82.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.55

match offer

-$293.81

Match offer toward project cost

-$249.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.07

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$0.00

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