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Mrs. G. from Hiddenite NC is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

# Visualizing Math Concepts

The cost of math manipulatives for the overhead projector is \$160, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

• \$160 goal

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I am a first year teacher and will be teaching math to approximately 50 fourth graders. I know that students can grasp new concepts more easily if they are able to visualize the concepts that are being introduced. As a new teacher, I have very few materials and will need to collect a variety of overhead math manipulatives that will be used to enhance my students' learning and understanding of new math concepts. An example of a math lesson that will utilize these manipulatives is a unit on fractions. I will be able to show my students exactly what the relationship is between 1/4, 1/3 and 1/2. A series of pie shaped portions clearly illustrate this. This concept can also be illustrated with fraction bars in various lengths that will show the relationship between the parts of a whole. Having a collection of overhead manipulatives will greatly enhance my students' ability to visualize abstract concepts and thus enhance their learning and understanding.

Mrs. G.
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 50 students.

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## Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Overhead Sets - Intermediate • Delta Education \$94.48 1 \$94.48

Materials cost

\$94.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

\$131.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

\$28.80

Total project goal

\$160.00

#### How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

\$160.00

2 Donors

-\$136.00

Donations toward project cost

-\$131.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-\$4.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-\$24.37

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\$0.00

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## Project Activity

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