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Mrs. Vallacqua from San Jose CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Brag Tags: Recognizing Positive Achievements

My students need ink, clear pouches, lanyards, and materials for me to create brag tags so they can announce achievements.

  • $558 goal

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My Students

As a teacher in a low-income area, my students are faced with many challenges both at school and home . They arrive at school in the morning having dealt with things that no 8 year old should have. Despite this, my students are eager to learn and thrive in a positive classroom environment.

They crave positive attention and rise to any goal set for them.

Many come from single parent families and multi-family living conditions. Their parents often do not speak English but are very supportive of their child's education. One of my goals as an educator is to help build positive character traits and social skills that will last throughout their lives.

My Project

My students thrive with positive reinforcements, which are often lacking at home. Brag tags are a wonderful way for them to display their achievements for the entire school to see. This ink, clear pouches, lanyards, and materials will enable me to print, laminate and organize brag tags for a variety of accomplishments, including both academic and character traits. The students can proudly display their achievements by wearing them around school.

The looks of pride on the faces of the principal, former teachers and fellow classmates is priceless!

A tag for the students who remembers to raise their hand, reinforces the behavior. A tag for reaching a reading or math goal is further motivation to keep going. There is no limit to what a positive message can do. These simple tags make learning more enjoyable and encourage students to do more than they thought possible.

Mrs. Vallacqua
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 30 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother TN221BK Standard Yield Black and TN225C, TN225M, TN225Y High Yield Cyan, Magenta and Yellow Toner Cartridge Set • Amazon Business $306.63 1 $306.63
Pluqis Universal Thermal Laminating Pouches For Letter Size 8.5 x 11 Inch, Clear 3 Mil, 100 Sheets • Amazon Business $11.79 3 $35.37
Ecrocy 3 Pack of Clear Plastic Jewelry Box Organizer Storage Container with Adjustable Dividers(1pc container with 36 Grids & 2pcs container with 15 Grids) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Aobear 50pcs 32 inch Top quality Black Lanyard with Badge Clip • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
S.P. Richards Company Book Ring, 1 1/2-Inch Diameter, 100 per Box, Silver (SPR01438) • Amazon Business $9.37 1 $9.37
MROCO Low Force 1-Hole Punch, 20 Sheets Punch Capacity, 1/4" Holes, Hole Puncher, Paper Punch Hand Punch with Skid-resistant Base for Paper, Chipboard, Thin Metal, Craft Paper and Art Project, Blue • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85

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