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Mrs. Gates from Ventura CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Write On, White Boards!

My students need whiteboards and erasers to easily show their printing and math skills in a group setting.

  • $180 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second grade students and I live in the beautiful Southern California coastal city where an increasing number of families within our district are falling into the lower economic levels. Many families find it more and more challenging to spend quality time with their children after demanding work schedules. Despite the hardships and stress, the children arrive at school with a positive attitude and a thirst for new knowledge.

Their eager, smiling faces encourage me every day to give them experiences and opportunities that will last their lifetime.

We encourage each other to be the best we can be by learning cooperation, integrity, self-control, and independence.

My Project

White boards and erasers are used by my students every day during word work or math lessons. Students come to the carpet with their whiteboard for guided practice, team work, and to record the modeled strategies within the curriculum. As students work, I can easily monitor and assess their progress.

When students feel they can write freely, their inhibitions are lessened and their imagination and confidence soars.

Let's face it, having to erase pencil from paper can be quite difficult for many 2nd graders. Using dry erase boards and erasers allow for quick, complete removal of errors. This allows even reluctant kids to stay focused and on track with their work.

By donating to this project, I will be able to provide my students with new, clean boards and erasers they will be able to use and reuse for several years.

Mrs. Gates
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Double-Sided Dry Erase Boards, 9" x 12" Classpack of 24 • Quill.com $84.91 1 $84.91
Flipside Student Eraser, 12/Pack (FLP30009) • Quill.com $13.08 2 $26.16

Materials cost

$111.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.16

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$152.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.98

Total project goal

$179.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$179.88

3 Donors

-$179.88

Donations toward project cost

-$152.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.98

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$0.00

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