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Mrs. York from Portland OR is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There Is Nothing Boring About ORGANIZATION

My students need to understand how much fun it is to get organized by trying out different homework folders, making labels for their binders, and having access to everything they need right at their tables.

  • $364 goal

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My Students

My students are ready and eager to learn. It is instilled at home and school that doing your best is important and my students are motivated to excel. Once they hit middle school, staying organized gets more complex and I want to help them hit the ground running!

There are many ways to be organized and I want to provide options for the organizationally challenged.

Helping students find what works will eliminate some of the stress that keeps them from focusing on learning.

My Project

Students will be able to use the label maker to label index tabs, put their names on a favorite pen, or identify homework and classwork folders. There are three options for keeping track of homework (pocket folders, slash folders, and sheet protectors) and a hole-punch to make sure papers do not fall out of binders. Pens, pencils, and any class supplies will go right on the tables so students have everything they need to participate in class. An art caddy will make sure all our art supplies have a place.

Organization is an ongoing process and it takes some time and experimentation to find what works.

Making it personalized and fun is a good way to keep it going.

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This project will reach 80 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids 2 Compartment Large Art Caddy, Red/12 Pack (ELR-0177-RD) • Staples Advantage $59.49 1 $59.49
Smead Secure Expanding File, Letter, Navy (70211) • Staples Advantage $20.19 2 $40.38
Swingline LightTouch High Capacity Desktop 2-7 Hole Punch, Low Force, 20 Sheet Capacity, Black/Silver (A7074030) • Staples Advantage $34.89 1 $34.89
Brother P-Touch TZe Series Tape, 1/2", Black Lettering on Clear Label Tape, 2-Pack • Staples Advantage $16.98 2 $33.96
Brother P-Touch PT-D210 Label Maker • Staples Advantage $33.30 1 $33.30
Brother AC Adapter for PT1880 Label Maker • Staples Advantage $23.81 1 $23.81
Smead Slash Jacket, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 25/Pack (75425) • Staples Advantage $19.09 1 $19.09
C-Line Top-Load 3-Hole Punched Polypropylene Sheet Protector, Heavyweight, Clear, 100/Bx • Staples Advantage $18.99 1 $18.99
Staples Twin-Pocket Portfolios, Assorted Colors, 10/Pk • Staples Advantage $5.59 2 $11.18

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