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Mrs. Olson from Rochester MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Building a Strong School Community

Help me give my students the books needed to complete our lessons on Growth Mindset that will help us build a stronger school community.

  • $314 goal

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My Students

I teach a wonderful group of 4th-grade students in all subject areas. I also have the pleasure of teaching our other two classes of 4th-grade students Health. Our school site goal is to help our students work on problem-solving skills and how to respectfully deal with challenging situations. We have adopted some new programs being taught by other teachers in our building. I would like to continue this work with our 4th-grade students.

Our school's​ 4th graders enjoy very imaginative and are working towards a strong school community.

We would like to continue to improve our school community and help the new early childhood students who have recently joined our building.

My Project

These new books will enhance lessons that will teach students this year and in years to come, how to build a strong school community while learning how to communicate effectively with their classmates and other children in our building. We will provide some hands-on learning while using this variety of books, and do some role-playing​ to practice what we have learned.

With these new books, I will be able to strengthen our lessons and help my students have the ability to deal with challenging situations in a constructive manner.

We are working on preparing students for the future as they continue to grow.

Mrs. Olson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Someday • Amazon Business $16.04 1 $16.04
Flight School • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Stuck • Amazon Business $14.75 1 $14.75
A Walk in the Rain with a Brain • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $13.90 1 $13.90
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Ish (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
Going Places • Amazon Business $13.25 1 $13.25
Sky Color (Creatrilogy) • Amazon Business $12.88 1 $12.88
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $12.59 1 $12.59
Nobody's Perfect • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
Only One You • Amazon Business $10.36 1 $10.36
Bubble Gum Brain • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Dot • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99

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