You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 

Ms. Diendl from Columbus OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Write, Wipe, and Learn

Help me give my students dry erase boards and markers to work on problems in class and allow me to give immediate feedback on their answers.

  • $348 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of my students come to me from low-income families. Single parents are raising most of our students. Ten percent of my students live with a grandparent or a foster parent due to family issues. Most of my students receive free or reduced-price lunch. Throughout the year, we are made aware of our homeless students. These students need extra care and attention.

I try to create as positive of a learning environment as I possibly can because they deserve it.

My students face so many challenges. Please help me give them materials that they'll actually enjoy.

My Project

Dry erase boards replace the traditional paper and pencil math practice. Students are better engaged and eager to attempt math problems. Students love the quick and easy erase method. Students tend to not get as frustrated with their mistakes. When practicing on the boards, students erase and retry.

Dry erase boards make it easier for the teacher to see all student efforts which enables immediate feedback.

The teacher can readily see which students are struggling and which students have grasped the lesson concepts. Adding dry erase boards to the classroom also enhances student engagement and classroom communication. Students often request boards when completing independent classwork. These give me enough boards to assign each student a board to avoid sharing germs with the current COVID-19 situation.

Ms. Diendl
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 200 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Diendl is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Chenille Kraft Dry-Erase Board, White, 9" x 12" • Staples Advantage $1.99 60 $119.40
Expo Dry Erase Marker, Chisel Point, Black, 12/Pack (80001) • Staples Advantage $10.92 5 $54.60
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Green, Dozen (80004) • Staples Advantage $9.85 5 $49.25
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Red, Dozen (80002) • Staples Advantage $9.63 4 $38.52

Materials cost

$261.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$295.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$52.18

Total project goal

$347.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$347.88

1 Donor

-$157.06

Donations toward project cost

-$157.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$163.10

Match offer toward project cost

-$138.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.46

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$27.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Columbus","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6363485],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"OH","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":5134973,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/write-wipe-and-learn/5134973/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":200,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Diendl","authorIds":{"6363485":{"owner":"Ms. Diendl","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[5134973],"proposalHash":"-1463304413","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21375620,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":595,"proposalURL":"project/books-that-appeal-to-the-minorities/5222951/","proposalTitle":"Books That Appeal to the Minorities","proposalId":5222951},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NzU5NTExMA==","NjM2MzQ4NQ=="],"teacherId":6363485,"schoolCounty":"Franklin","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"OH","name":"Ohio"}}