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Mrs. McIlroy from Sonora CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Using the M in STEAM

Help me give my students some amazing opportunities to enhance their math skills.

  • $374 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are special because they live in a small, rural, forest community. They can look outside and see turkeys running on the grass, cows in the fields, squirrels in the trees, and birds nesting near our windows. Our students are lucky to live in a supportive community that is fairly small so they do not go unnoticed.

Sadly, our schools are continually receiving less money toward student education.

As a long time teacher I am motivated to provide my classroom with as many opportunities as possible. Each year student needs increase academically, socially, and financially.

What our students do have, is fresh air and beautiful scenery around them. I would like to use that to enhance their education to its fullest.

My Project

Curriculum in the schools is really promoting all the elements in the word STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). For this project the hand2mind truly meets the math needs students must learn in the schools. Students are asked to problem solve and find a variety of way to come up with an answer.

Hand2mind provides hands-on learning that is exactly what we need in our school.

We set up centers every Friday and plan on using this item in our classroom for our Friday Centers. Math is a tough concept for some but the more students play and find out how flexible math can be the more they will be willing to try.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
hand2mind VersaTiles Math Classroom Kit with Self-Checking Puzzle for Kids (Grade 3+) - Fractions, Number and Operations, and Geometric Measurement | 24 Student Activity Books and 1 Teacher • Amazon Business $259.95 1 $259.95

Materials cost

$259.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$23.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$317.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.05

Total project goal

$373.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$373.69

4 Donors

-$176.00

Donations toward project cost

-$168.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.65

match offer

-$175.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$149.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.35

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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