Through Idaho’s Math Initiative, which started in 2008, students in Idaho’s public schools use Think Through Math, an award-winning software system to supplement their in-class math instruction. With Think Through Math, students can turn points they earn for studying math into donations to charities. For every 5,000 points a student earns, they can donate one dollar to a charity of their choice.
On Thursday, May 1, during the annual Idaho Gives online giving event, students participating in Think Through Math donated $1,222 to the Idaho Meth Project, which works to combat drug abuse.
While students across Idaho contributed, five classes donated more than any others.
- The Watkins Homeroom 2 class, Twin Lakes Elementary School, Lakeland Joint School District
- The Miss Clark 2013 class, Syringa Elementary School, Pocatello/Chubbuck School District
- The A. Eiden Montessori class, Liberty Elementary School, Boise School District
- The Bellomy 6B class, White Pine Elementary School, Boise School District
- The Elsberry class, Eagle Hills Elementary School, Meridian School District