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Mrs. Stubbs-Hilliard from Atlanta GA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

APS CLL Grow.Lead.Transform. Mini-Grants: Positive Vibes Only!

Help me give my students earn items such as sequin fanny packs, mini basketball hoops, footballs, fidget spinners and other cool items for displaying positive behavior.

  • $504 goal

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My Students

As a special education teacher in a low-income and high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both inside and outside of the classroom. Despite the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences while they are at school. My ultimate goal as a teacher is to always see the best in each and every student and allow them to reach their full potential with the necessary tools at hand. I am an educator and I am here to help my students remain inquisitive and expand their knowledge as they develop into an internationally minded scholar.

My Project

"You can't teach children to behave better by making them feel worse. When children feel better they behave better!" The primary purpose of school-wide PBIS is to establish a climate in which appropriate behavior is the norm. "With a caring culture of trust and collaboration, every student will graduate ready for college and career," that is APS's mission. As a special education lead teacher, School Climate Chairperson and PBIS Coach, I am holding myself accountable to ensure our students are given the necessary tools to accomplish our mission. The items we are requesting are earbuds, footballs, basketball and other cool tangible items that will be available for student to purchase with their deerbucks for displaying positive behavior throughout the school day. Our PBIS store is open once a month and students have the opportunity to shop for making positive choices.

The primary goal for this project is to "Affect Change School Wide!" With the implementation of the PBIS school store and Deerbucks we are utilizing proactive strategies for defining, teaching, and supporting appropriate student behaviors to create positive school environments.

All students from Pre-Kindergarten to 5th grade have experience the PBIS store and Deerbucks and we have seen an increase in positive behavior school wide by earning Deerbuck to shop for items such as sequin fanny packs, glow in the dark slime, basketballs, footballs and an array of cool tangible items. In addition to addressing, behavioral expectations and rewarding students for following them is a much more positive approach than waiting for misbehavior to occur before responding.

Mrs. Stubbs-Hilliard
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Medium Gumball Bank, 12" • Amazon Business $26.95 1 $26.95
Rainbow Unicorn Designer Fanny Pack Waist Bag (Unicorn Pink) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Fun Express Glow in The Dark Slime Party Pack (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $22.66 1 $22.66
50 Pieces - Game Assortment Prize Box - Cool and Fun Assorted Educational Mini Games for Kids – Great Party Favor, Party Bag Stuffer, Giveaways, Novelty Toys • Amazon Business $21.69 1 $21.69
Kicko 6” Bulk Dinosaur Figures- 12 Pieces of Realistic Dino Assortment in a PVC Tub- Plastic Miniature Dinosaurs- Halloween Toys, Cake Toppers, Birthday Present, and Party Giveaways • Amazon Business $21.49 1 $21.49
[Value Bundle] 100 Pcs LED Light Up Flashing Mini Spinning Tops Novelty Bulk Toys Party Favors • Amazon Business $20.95 1 $20.95
50pcs/lot Star Shape Foil Mylar Helium Ballon 18" Balloon Birthday Party Decoration Foil Balloons • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Amy & Benton 120PCS Carnival Prizes for Kids Birthday Party Favors Prizes Box Toy Assortment for Classroom • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Magic Shot Mini Basketball Hoop Set with Ball and Pump Bulk Kids Party Favors (6 Pack) • Amazon Business $18.77 1 $18.77
Nexxgen Sports Apparel Moisture Wicking Compression Arm Sleeve (Single) - Men, Women & Youth - 40 Colors - Digital Camo & Elite (Small, Orange/Black/White) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Nexxgen Sports Apparel Moisture Wicking Compression Arm Sleeve (Single) - Men, Women, Adult & Youth - 40 Colors – Digital Camo & Elite (Small, Dark Green/Black/White) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Unicorn Party Supplies, [55 Pack] Carnival Prize Rainbow Unicorn Kids Birthday Party Favors Goodie Bag Fillers for Girl Christmas Unicorn Headband • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Tanlling Unicorn Party Favors Set - Unicorn Rings Necklace Keychain Bracelets Wristbands for Kids Gifts Unicorn Theme Birthday Party Supplies(40 Pack) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Muahahaaa Light-UP 7" Football (4 Pack) Indoor/Outdoor Youth Size • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
JOYIN Toy 72 PCs Slap Bracelets Party Favors Pack (24 Designs) with Colorful Hearts Animal Emoji and Unicorn • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
WELCH'S Mixed Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Ounce, 40 Count • Amazon Business $6.89 2 $13.78
Mini Cube, Puzzle Party Toy, Eco-Friendly Material with Vivid Colors,Party Favor School Supplies Puzzle Game Set for Boy Girl Kid Child, Magic Cube Goody Bag Filler Birthday Gift Giveaway • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Assorted Gumballs Refill ~ 16 oz • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Super Z Outlet Mini Finger Gyro Fidget Spiral Twister Toys Party Pack (24 Pieces) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
dazzling toys 6 Puffer Balls Light up Puffer Balls on a String | Pack of 6 | Party Favor Gooey Puffer Balls • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Dazzling Toys Marabou Feather Pens - 1 Dozen, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Koogel Ice Cream Pen,6 Pcs 6''Assorted Ice Cream Cone Writing Pens School Pen for Party Presents Kids Party Favor School Supplies • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

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