Idle Minds No More!

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  • My Class Needs Building Materials to Stretch Their Brains

    Launched October 2nd, 2017 Project Deadline January 10th, 2018
    Classroom Size 25 Students School Size 250 Students

    My Students

    I knew that the class that I was getting this year was full of eager students but at various levels. I wanted activities that would challenge them and I got my solution when I attended a Makerspace inservice. These challenges use science, technology, engineering, art and math skills to solve! It is a way that the students can build/create things that are meaningful and solve problems as they go. Hands on learning!! My challenge was creating an area in the classroom and gathering the materials.

    How will this project impact them?

    It is important because many of my students are kinesthetic learners and this was a way for them to get excited about math and science! Some students needed more guidance on their lessons and instead of the quicker students just reading quietly, I now had a way to challenge them at their individual level. I am hoping that through out the process of each challenge, the students will be able to look at the obstacles that they have to overcome and start to solve those problems without seeking adult help each step of the way. I have also implemented a Growth Mindset program in my class and they are learning that their brain grows more by mistakes than immediate successes. The students will hopefully become life long thinkers, problem solvers and creators!

  • Where the $1472.06 goes

    1

    K'NEX Starter Set

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $56.95 x 1 = $56.95
    2

    K'NEX Transportation

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $134.95 x 1 = $134.95
    3

    Kid K'NEX Classroom Set

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $124.95 x 1 = $124.95
    4

    Brictek Educational Pack

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $289.95 x 1 = $289.95
    5

    Brictek Baseplates

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $9.95 x 5 = $49.75
    6

    Brictek Doors and Windows Kit

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $23.95 x 1 = $23.95
    7

    Brictek Super Pack

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $59.95 x 1 = $59.95
    8

    Brictek Wheels Kit

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $21.95 x 1 = $21.95
    9

    Makedo SAFE-SAW - Pack of 5

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $15.95 x 3 = $47.85
    10

    Makedo Mini-Tool-Pack of 15

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $15.95 x 3 = $47.85
    11

    Makedo SCRU - Pack of 75

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $15.95 x 3 = $47.85
    12

    Makedo SCRU XL - Pack of 50

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $12.95 x 3 = $38.85
    13

    Makedo SCRU-DRIVER - Pack of 5

    Wintergreen Learning Materials Ltd

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    $12.95 x 3 = $38.85
    Shipping & Handling $147.55
    Provincial and Federal Taxes $56.56
    Fulfillment Materials * $45.00
    3rd Party Payment Processing Fee ** $18.49
    Project cost excluding donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,251.25
    Optional donation to support myclassneeds.ca *** $220.81
    Project cost including donation to support myclassneeds.ca $1,472.06
    0 donors -$0.00
    Still needed $1,472.06

    * Fulfillment Materials: This covers the physical costs of processing teacher and student thank-you letters and pictures, including printing, postage, labels, envelopes, cover sheets, etc.

    ** Payment Processing Fee: An average of fees charged to MyClassNeeds for processing donations (e.g. credit card payments through a secure server). We have worked hard to select the most secure option for the cost.

    *** Optional Donation: An optional donation to support MyClassNeeds which is calculated at 15% of the project’s price tag. The optional contribution supports the work we do to engage teachers, build awareness, and to generally run MyClassNeeds. To do that we need a world- class website supported by strong business systems and processes that improve over time.


    Disclaimer: MyClassNeeds (MCN ) is the charitable affiliate of Curriculum Services Canada (CSC). MCN and CSC do not endorse or promote any particular supplier, product, or service requested by the teachers through our online crowdfunding platform. MCN assesses every project to ensure that the requested resources represent the most economical and impactful approach to enriching students’ learning experience.

    MCN will contact the school administrator associated with the specific project and ensure that the administrator has given approval to the project to go ahead and that the resources requested meet the fundraising guidelines within their province, board or district and school.

    MCN will seek competitive prices from various suppliers to ensure the best possible price for the materials and services. Where available, MCN may (at our discretion) suggest lower-cost alternatives that may accomplish the same project goals. Our suggestion of an alternate option is not an endorsement by either MCN or CSC of the supplier, product or service and the final decision on the choice of resource is made by the teacher(s) themselves.

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by Mrs. Forster

I am currently on my 24th year of teaching! I spent the first part of my career working in an inner city school before moving back to my home town. I am now teaching in the same school that I attended from k-12 and I am thrilled that my son now goes to school with me each morning! I g...

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