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Ms. K. from Sebastopol CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Updating a Supply Lacking Special Education Classroom

Help me give my students tools such as dry erase markers, Clorox Wipe and copy paper they need in order to get the best out of their education.

  • $797 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students that are apart of this classroom become family. I teach 6, 7, and 8th grade combined, in a special education day class. The students are compassionate, funny, and incredibly kind-hearted. Their disabilities are not a hindrance, but a strength, as it gives them an incredibly positive, authentic and unadulterated outlook on life.

All of my students are brilliant in their own ways, and each has a gift to give to the world through their uniqueness.

Working with them and getting to figure out their strengths and abilities is so rewarding.

My Project

We are currently studying two different books (Esperanza Rising and Seed Folks), as well as utilizing a lesson plan called SIPPS for language arts. We incorporate creativity and hands-on projects for the students, so they get the most out of each lesson.

With more school supplies, such as file folders, copy paper and dry erase markers, we are able to better organize the students completed work, show off exceptional work on our walls, have resources for students with disabilities such as ADHD who may need a break from the classroom lesson, or students who may have sensory overload issues.

With more supplies, teaching will become easier, and more productive for the students.

Ms. K.
Grades 6-8

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This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Contender 12.5''H x 46.75''W x 12''D Reading Bench (C990658) • Staples Advantage $222.99 1 $222.99
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry-Erase Markers, Assorted, 12/pk (80699) • Staples Advantage $9.89 10 $98.90
Bindertek Bright Wood Desk Stackable Letter Paper Tray, Navy (BTLTRAY-NV) • Staples Advantage $18.00 3 $54.00
Storex Plastic Archive Storage Drawer, Letter/Legal Size, Black (61106U01C) • Staples Advantage $50.09 1 $50.09
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Value Pack, Crisp Lemon and Fresh Scent - 3 Pack - 35 Wipes Each (30112) • Staples Advantage $9.29 5 $46.45
Staples Copy Paper, 20 Lb., 92 Bright, 8 1/2" x 11", White, 10-Ream Case (135848) • Staples Advantage $34.78 1 $34.78
Rolodex Wood Tones Desk Pad, Mahogany, 24" x 19" • Staples Advantage $33.49 1 $33.49
Staples Box-Bottom Hanging File Folders, Letter, 1" Capacity, Standard Green, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $22.99 1 $22.99
Book Rings, 2" Diameter, Silver (OIC99704) • Staples Advantage $13.99 1 $13.99
Staples Paper Clips, Smooth, Jumbo, .045 Thickness, 100/Bx • Staples Advantage $1.49 5 $7.45

Materials cost

$585.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$53.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$677.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.55

Total project goal

$797.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$797.00

2 Donors

-$748.47

Donations toward project cost

-$677.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.02

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$48.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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