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Ms. Lloyd from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Essentials

Help me give my students copy paper, markers, a laminating machine and a pencil sharpener.

  • $418 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My classroom demographic is diverse. My students are in the most restrictive setting because of their severe language, emotional, and cognitive delays. They are often unable to regulate their feelings, and many exhibit severe behavior issues. One might wonder how, with all these challenges, they get academic work done. I praise them often and find something that they do well in order to keep them motivated. Most of my students are boys, and they learn best through tactile and kinesthetic activities. Putting all these challenges aside, this is a group of students who really come in every day eager to learn. This is the reason why I feel they should be exposed to as much as I can possibly give.

My Project

My students would love to have copy paper, a laminating machine, markers and a pencil sharpener. These supplies will allow my students to engage in daily activities in all subject areas. Copy paper is needed for students to be able to have additional practice aides besides the given textbooks. A pencil sharpener would be greatly appreciated. Students need to use pencils as well as colored pencils for daily learning activities. Without the use of one, it makes sharpening very time consuming with a mechanical sharpener. My current students will have access to all these supplies and my future students as well. The materials that I am requesting will enrich my classroom environment and encourage learning.

With your support, my students will have the necessary learning tools needed to succeed.

Having these supplies will definitely allow my students to have an easier year. Thank you for your time, please consider donating to this project. My students and I will be grateful for your support.

Ms. Lloyd
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 12 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Quill Brand Copy Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", 92 Bright, 20 LB, 10 Reams of 500 Sheets (720222) • $58.99 1 $58.99
Swingline Electric Portable Desktop 3-Hole Punch, 15 Sheet Capacity, Silver (A7074515) • $50.99 1 $50.99
X-ACTO TeacherPro Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue (1675) • $50.14 1 $50.14
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, Letter Size, 200 Pouches (TP3854-200) • $42.49 1 $42.49
Scotch TL901SC 8.5x11", 5mil-Sheet Thermal Laminator Bundle with 20 Letter-Size Pouches, Silver • $33.99 1 $33.99
Bostitch Heavy- Duty Powercrown Tacker • $30.59 1 $30.59
Sharpie Fine Point Permanent Markers, Assorted Fashion Colors, 24/pk (75846) • $18.27 1 $18.27
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Chisel Point, Assorted Colors, 8/Pack (38250) • $8.49 2 $16.98
Quill Brand Glue Sticks Washable, White, .28 oz., 18/Pack • $11.47 1 $11.47
Bostitch Heavy-Duty Staples, 1/4" Staples, 1,000/Box • $3.22 2 $6.44

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