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Mrs. Signori from Hartford CT is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Power is in the Pen!

My students need more power pens to complete math and reading centers.

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our community school is very diverse where many backgrounds and languages are represented. For most of our students, English is not the primary language. As a result, my students face challenges both in and out of the classroom. Despite the challenges they face on an everyday basis, I am always looking to provide my students with meaningful learning experiences.

My students show up to school excited and ready to learn!

It is my goal to help my students not only reach the next reading level, but to keep my students motivated to learn.

My Project

In our classroom, we currently have the reading comprehension quiz cards and the math facts quiz cards that require the use of our 4 power pens. These materials have made our centers fun and engaging!

As Albert Einstein said, "The only source of knowledge is experience." As a teacher, I want to provide meaningful learning experiences to all my students.

With having only one set of power pens, we are constantly using the same power pens for both math and reading centers. It's time to add to our collection of power pens so we can have more students expand their knowledge at the same time. With power pens, students need to rely on themselves to answer reading questions or math facts. The pens check answers instantly so immediately students know if their answers are right or wrong. These pens allow my students to take control of their own learning!

Mrs. Signori
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BD530X - Power Pen™ - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 2 $79.98
BD530 - Power Pen™ • Lakeshore Learning Materials $10.99 2 $21.98

Materials cost

$101.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.56

Total project goal

$157.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.05

1 Donor

-$78.52

Donations toward project cost

-$66.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.78

match offer

-$78.53

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.78

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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