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Mrs. Bowling from Nashville TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Building Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs Today!

My students need literature and supplies to turn them into entrepreneurs! I plan to provide my students with entrepreneurial themed activities to enhance their typical classroom education. Please help me to build our future leaders!

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My Students

Inspiring a love of reading, and instilling a desire for lifelong learning is my number one goal as a reading teacher. With so many distractions that surround children these days it is important to present books in a way that spark an even bigger excitement for reading. This is what I plan to do for the students that enter my classroom each and every day.

"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader" - Margaret Fuller.

I am not just educating children. I am molding tomorrow's leaders. In order to do that more effectively I need your help. I am a fourth grade reading teacher at an elementary school in Nashville, Tennessee. I teach two different reading classes each day. The school I teach at receives Title I funding, and serves many English Language Learners. The majority of students at my school qualify for free breakfast and lunch.

My Project

Students will embark on educational lessons focused on the theme of entrepreneurship. This theme branches from my school's focus of STEAM magnet education.

"The best way to predict the future is to create it".

With the use of the materials listed students will learn what it means to be an entrepreneur. Students will learn how to begin the entrepreneurial process through the examples listed in the books. These stories contain many examples of how kids can be entrepreneurs. Students will explore this topic through the books listed. They will then use the supplies listed to plan their own entrepreneurial endeavor.

Mrs. Bowling
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Post-it Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23-Inches, White, 20-Sheets/Pad • Amazon Business $16.85 2 $33.70
Westcott School Scissor Caddy and Kids Scissors With Anti-microbial Protection, 24 Scissors and 1 Caddy, 5-Inch Blunt (14756) • Amazon Business $23.47 1 $23.47
Iggy Peck, Architect • Amazon Business $15.87 1 $15.87
The Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur Collection: Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur; Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur and the Stink Spectacular; Billy Sure Kid ... Billy Sure Kid Entrepreneur and the Best Test • Amazon Business $15.39 1 $15.39
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $14.35 1 $14.35
How Any Kid Can Start a Business • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World • Amazon Business $13.37 1 $13.37
Kidpreneurs: Young Entrepreneurs With Big Ideas! • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $12.94 1 $12.94
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark • Amazon Business $12.24 1 $12.24
Ada Twist, Scientist • Amazon Business $12.10 1 $12.10
Rosie Revere, Engineer • Amazon Business $12.08 1 $12.08
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $12.06 1 $12.06
Sebastian Creates a Sock Company (Entrepreneur Kid) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Rachel Turns Her Passion into Business (Entrepreneur Kid) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Jason Saves the Environment with Entrepreneurship • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Gabby Invents the Perfect Hair Bow (Entrepreneur Kid) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.64 1 $11.64
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $8.19 1 $8.19
Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women • Amazon Business $3.96 1 $3.96
Women Who Launched the Computer Age (You Should Meet) • Amazon Business $2.30 1 $2.30

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