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Mrs. Houston from Sarahsville OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The World Is Your Stage

Help me give my students a classroom stage so that they can shine!

  • $765 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My amazing students live in a rural area, and more than half survive below the poverty line. My class is inclusion; which means I teach students with disabilities along with their typically developing peers. We are a Title I School in an outdated building. The resources that are provided to them through DonorsChoose.org have become invaluable.

I learn as much from my students as they learn from me.

Despite the challenges my students face from learning difficulties and poverty, they continue to have good attitudes. They are eager to learn. I want to fill their space with the tools that help them to have the same opportunities as children in more prominent areas. My students deserve every advantage.

My Project

Twenty-first century learning includes having a voice. Employers have conveyed to teachers that students are entering the work force without proper communication skills. They lack the ability to speak in public and present important information.

I want my students to know that the world is their stage.

If they learn to be comfortable sharing information and communicating at a young age, the sky is the limit. This project is so that we can have a stage in our classroom. The stage will be used daily so that students can give presentations to their classmates, perform readers' theater, and simply speak to the room while projecting their voices. Thank you for helping me prepare my students for the twenty-first century work force.

Mrs. Houston
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
3' X 6' X 16'' H SINGLE HEIGHT STAGE - HB DECK • School Specialty $555.77 1 $555.77

Materials cost

$555.77

Vendor shipping charges

$55.58

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$649.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$114.65

Total project goal

$764.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$764.34

3 Donors

-$365.00

Donations toward project cost

-$340.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.75

match offer

-$364.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$309.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.61

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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