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Ms. Gelfand from Chicago IL is requesting instructional technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

These Are the Bare Necessities!

Help me give my students the basics they need to be successful learners!

  • $607 goal

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Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Students

I am a special education resource teacher and I co-teach in a first and second-grade classroom. Each class has about 29 students consisting of diverse learners, ELL students, and a range of learning styles.

Of all the students in our school, 97% are from low-income households and 95% of them are minorities.

We are an inner-city Chicago school that every year has the privilege to serve many refugee students who are first coming to the United States to escape hardships and danger in their home countries.

Despite the range of backgrounds our students come from, they are excited and eager to learn when they come to school every day!

My Project

Each year we use a variety of materials to support student learning. Many items are used by students throughout the day to support their learning. Eventually, some of those items need to be replaced.

Scissors, glue, and dry erase makers oh my!

These items are frequently used and worn out by the students. We are in need of more new scissors, glue, and dry erase markers to end the year strong and start next year on the right foot!

The printer, copy paper, and TeacherPayTeachers gift cards will allow me to continue to support their learning. I am able to get many wonderful and helpful resources from TeachersPayTeachers while also supporting other teachers. The printer and copy will allow me to have physical materials for them to use whether they are learning at home or in person.

Ms. Gelfand
Grades PreK-2

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
$100 Gift Card for Educational Resources on Teachers Pay Teachers • Teachers Pay Teachers $100.00 2 $200.00
TRU RED 8.5" x 11" Copy Paper, 20 lbs., 92 Brightness, 500 Sheets/Ream, 10 Reams/Carton (TR56958) • Staples $42.23 2 $84.46
Canon - PIXMA MG3620 Wireless All-In-One Printer - Red • Best Buy Education $69.42 1 $69.42
Canon - PG-240XL/CL-241XL/GP-502 2-Pack High-Yield - Black/Color Ink Cartridges + Photo Paper - Black/multicolor • Best Buy Education $51.01 1 $51.01
Dry Erase Markers, Lineon 100 Bluk Pack Black Whiteboard Markers with 2 Eraser, Fine Point Dry Erase Markers Perfect For Writing on Whiteboards, Dry-Erase Boards,Mirrors for School Office Home • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
KUONIIY 5" School Pack of Kids Scissors With Soft Comfort-Grip Handles ,Assorted Colors ,30 Packs • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 0.24 Ounce Glue Sticks for Kids | School Supplies | Scrapbooking Supplies | Vision Board Supplies, 60 Count • Amazon Business $17.88 1 $17.88

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