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Mrs. Angela M Johnson from Montgomery AL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

What's Cooking in the Kitchen

Help me give my students cookware and utensils to improve their life skills.

  • $535 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My high schoolers are an extra special group. Their ability levels and goals differ but in the end they all love to learn. Some of my students are working on writing grocery lists, completing job applications and washing/drying clothes. While other students are working on using a picture grocery list, recognition of personal information and sorting clothes for washing. Nonetheless our favorite activity in our class is learning how to cook.

In this classroom, we are working to learn life and community skills that will help them after graduating from high school.

Although our academic classes are self-contained, we participate in electives and other school activities such as pep rallies, fashion shows, and talent shows. Though my job is to teach academics my goal is to ensure each of my students is able to participate within their natural environment as independently as possible. It is my duty to help them build skills that will assist them for life.

My Project

We need your assistance in helping us stock our cooking closet with cookware and utensils. These materials will allow me to teach my students how to cook simple meals for themselves and their family.

By donating to our project you will help my students gain skills that they need for life.

They will get to select meals they would like to prepare based on their preferences. The students will also assist in finding recipes, creating budgets for needed food items, developing the grocery lists and purchasing food needed.

Students will work on daily living, functional and employment skills. They will also be learning across the curriculum with literacy, math and science during our cooking lessons.

Mrs. Angela M Johnson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
BLACK+DECKER EM925AB9 Digital Microwave Oven with Turntable Push-Button Door,Child Safety Lock,900W,0.9 cu.ft,Stainless Steel, • Amazon Business $84.99 1 $84.99
Wilton Perfect Results Non-Stick 14-Inch Pizza Crisper Pans with Holes, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Hamilton Beach 38528R Deep Dish Durathon Ceramic Skillet, 040094936342, Copper • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Mixing Bowls with Airtight Lids, 6 piece Stainless Steel Metal Bowls by Umite Chef, Measurement Marks & Colorful Non-Slip Bottoms Size 7, 3.5, 2.5, 2.0,1.5, 1QT, Great for Mixing & Serving • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Pyrex 1102267 885459426300 Portables Glass Bakeware and Food Storage Set (Black Carrier, 9-Piece Double Decker, BPA-Free) • Amazon Business $30.43 1 $30.43
Presto 07047 Cool Touch Electric Griddle • Amazon Business $27.19 1 $27.19
Wilton Recipe Right Non-Stick 9-Inch Round Cake Pans Set, 2-Piece • Amazon Business $13.46 2 $26.92
Kaffi Turner Spatula Set, Kitchen Spatulas and Turner, Stainless Steel & Premium Silicone | Non-Stick and 600F Heat Resistant Utensils for Cooking, Flipping and Pressing 3Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Wilton 2105-6789 Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick Bakeware Muffin and Cupcake Pan, 12-Cup, STANDARD, Silver • Amazon Business $9.43 2 $18.86
Homwe Silicone Oven Mitts and Potholders (4-Piece Sets), Kitchen Counter Safe Trivet Mats | Advanced Heat Resistant Oven Mitt, Non-Slip Textured Grip Pot Holders(Black) • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
KitchenAid Digital Kitchen Timer, Black • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Wilton Easy Flex Silicone Spatula Set, Your Go-To Tools for Mixing, Folding, Scraping, Cooking and Serving., Blue, 3-Piece • Amazon Business $7.79 1 $7.79
ASURION 4 Year Kitchen Protection Plan $20-29.99 • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99

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