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Mrs. Ayling from Trenton NJ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Where Is The Whiteboard?

Help me give my students a dry erase board, erasers and cleaner for my incomplete classroom.

  • $383 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are talented and creative! They also have very difficult lives. Unfortunately, they are in a school where over 80% of our school population lives at or below the poverty level. Getting their daily needs met can be a challenge.

It is a difficult task to teach students to love school because living in the city is quite a challenging experience.

Working in the inner city, I get to see a variety of challenges. I see students who do not have many basic needs being met at home. Missing a meal or wearing dirty clothes is a common occurrence. Even with this type of hardship, they come to school with a smile on their face!

My Project

I am moving to a new classroom. Well it's not "new" Per se, but it is new to me! My second graders will need a magnetic white board so that we can display our work, teach and projectfrom, and use on a daily basis to get through all of our school lessons of the day. This new room doesn't have one! I don't know what the teacher before me did, but I am sure he or she struggled.

How can I teach without a board to write on?

This board is as important as a pencil and paper. It will be used daily and impact so many students. It is a necessity.

Mrs. Ayling
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
202AG 4X6 MARKER BOARD EA • School Specialty $242.87 1 $242.87
TOWLETTES EXPO MARKERBOARD SAN81850 PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $9.29 2 $18.58
ERASER DRY ERASE MAGENTIC SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $0.83 4 $3.32

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