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Ms. Keating from Herndon VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Becoming More Trauma Informed

Help me give my students books that will help them learn to be flexible thinkers, such as The Good Egg, The Rabbit Listened, and What Should Danny Do?

  • $313 goal

This project expired on May 6, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school are bright, energetic, and curious. The school is diverse in culture, language, and student needs. My students love to read, learn, use technology, and socialize.

Our student population is becoming more diverse and some students require additional supports in and out of the classroom.

Some students benefit from small group counseling in the areas of social skills, making and keeping friends and regulating their emotions.

While school budgets are tight, student needs are on the rise. Creating projects on DonorsChoose.org helps us to meet our students' needs.

My Project

As we learn more about trauma and being a trauma sensitive school it is important to have resources like: The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom: Building Resilience with Compassionate Teaching, Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom, Find Your Happy!: A Kid's Self Love and My Strong Mind: A Story About Developing Mental Strength to help staff learn about trauma and resiliency.

With more and more students being diagnosed with ADHD and ASD it is equally important to have resources that can teach flexible thinking.

As the full-time school counselor it is very important for me to have resources to pull from when I am asked about a particular topic. These books will help to fill a void on my shelves.

Thank you in advance for looking at my project. These books will be used with love in my school.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 550 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Trauma-Sensitive Classroom: Building Resilience with Compassionate Teaching • Amazon Business $26.43 1 $26.43
Fostering Resilient Learners: Strategies for Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Classroom • Amazon Business $25.65 1 $25.65
Flexible Thinking Program • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
The Good Egg • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
What Should Danny Do? School Day (The Power to Choose Series) • Amazon Business $17.61 1 $17.61
Anger Management Workbook for Kids: 50 Fun Activities to Help Children Stay Calm and Make Better Choices When They Feel Mad • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Giraffe Problems • Amazon Business $14.88 1 $14.88
The Rabbit Listened • Amazon Business $14.61 1 $14.61
The Magic Is Inside You: Powerful & Positive Thinking For Confident Kids • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
My Strong Mind: A Story About Developing Mental Strength • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
I Can Do Hard Things: Mindful Affirmations for Kids • Amazon Business $11.66 1 $11.66
A Flicker of Hope • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise • Amazon Business $9.47 1 $9.47
Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs • Amazon Business $9.08 1 $9.08
Find Your Happy!: A Kid's Self Love Book • Amazon Business $8.07 1 $8.07

Materials cost

$232.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$265.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.90

Total project goal

$312.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$312.65

3 Donors

-$260.88

Donations toward project cost

-$223.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.63

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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