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Mrs. Gunaraj from Phoenix AZ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Unleashing Power Pens

My students need power pens that go along with reading and math practice cards.

  • $326 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a Title I school in Arizona where 88 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. They are also working to learn the English language.

Many of my students receive blessings in backpack food on the weekend.

Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best entering everyday with a smile on their face. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day.

My Project

I want my students to use this as a reinforcement during their center time. Center time is where they work independently to enhance the skills previously taught while I pull small groups.

Power Pen work with card sets, providing instant feedback!

Students will simply press the pen to a card to choose an answer, then they will hear a kid-friendly phrases for their correct answers and a redirection for an incorrect response.

The math cards will develop skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, place value, telling time and money. The reading cards will develop skills in reading comprehension, reading literature, reading nonfiction, sequencing, inferences, compare & contrast, and vocabulary.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BD530X - Power Pen™ - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 3 $119.97
BD520X - Power Pen™ Math Quiz Cards - Complete Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $75.00 1 $75.00
BD583 - Power Pen™ Reading Comprehension Quiz Cards - Gr. 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
BD584 - Power Pen™ Reading Comprehension Quiz Cards - Gr. 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99

Materials cost

$226.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$276.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.81

Total project goal

$325.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$325.39

2 Donors

-$320.98

Donations toward project cost

-$276.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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