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Mrs. Kan from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Where's My Homework?

My students need binders, folders, sheet protectors, and pencils to keep their homework organized.

  • $515 goal

This project expired on August 28, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I choose to teach in NY because I want to make a difference in the lives of children, especially those in need. My students have a great thirst for knowledge. They especially love to read books. My goal is to not only teach them how to read but how to understand and comprehend what they read.

My school is lucky enough to have the freedom to be able to try new techniques and strategies that we think will really help our students make academic gains.

In getting used to all the new things of second grade, my students are also learning how to become organized. In school they each have a color coordinated folder for the different subjects in school. They are really improving in their ability to keep all their papers neat and organized while also putting them in the proper place. The problem is when students go home, they do not have that same organization. Their homework folders are messy, they have trouble finding their work, and parents do not receive important information.

My Project

I want to teach my students how to continue the organization they have learned in school by using a FROG binder to keep all of their important information. FROG stands for Forming Really Organized Guys/Girls. Each 1 1/2" binder will contain about 10 sheet protectors for the important papers from school such as the school calendar, contact information, parent communication log, homework calendars, spelling lists, etc. The binders will also contain a snap in poly 2-pocket folder. Students will now be able to sort their papers into "stay at home" and "return to school". Finally, the binders will contain a pencil pouch which will have pencils, dry erase markers, and erasers so they will always be prepared to complete their work.

The donation of these FROG binder materials will change the lives of my students.

Through use of each of these binders my students will learn how to become organized and keep their things neat. Use of this binder will also help parents stay informed about what is going on in our classroom. Please help my students continue to thrive and learn!

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avery Heavy-Duty One Touch EZD 1-1/2" D-Ring Binder View, Green, 3-Ring • Quill $8.81 20 $176.20
Avery Sheet Protectors Heavyweight Polypropylene, 100/Box, Non Glare • Quill $15.29 4 $61.16
Centis Mesh Binder Pockets Assorted Colors • Quill $2.51 20 $50.20
Snapper Twin Pocket Poly Folder, 8-1/2 x 11, Assorted Colors • Quill $2.22 20 $44.40
Dixon Ticonderoga Pre-sharpened No. 2 Pencil • Quill $2.69 24 $64.56

Materials cost

$396.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$437.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.20

Total project goal

$514.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$514.67

3 Donors

-$187.18

Donations toward project cost

-$181.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.58

match offer

-$301.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$255.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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