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Ms. Jones from Alexandria VA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Caught in the Act of Being Good

Help me give my students Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) rewards to support and respond to students’ social and emotional needs.

  • 2 donors
  • $937 still needed
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My Project

The "caught in the act of being good" project is a Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) initiative supporting and responding to students’ social and emotional needs on a school-wide basis.

Caught in the act of being good is a way to promote kindness and spread kindness to others.

The teacher will actively look for students that exhibit an identified behavior for the quarter. Such as helping others, sharing, and volunteering. Teachers will provide the student with a ticket. The ticket can be used to claim a prize in the school PBIS store.

In addition, on a quarterly basis provide a rewards program that promotes perfect attendance, punctuality, reduced discipline referrals, and class participation. Quarter one will be a popcorn snack. Quarter 2 will be a cotton candy snack. Quarter 3 will be an ice cream social. Also, quarter 4 will be a movie day.

The Algebra Functions and Data Analysis students will design and conduct experimental surveys. The students will gather information on peers’ perceptions of schoolwide kindness to determine the effect of the PBIS rewards program. Using technology students will create and analyze displays of their data on tables and graphs. Upon debating the pros and cons of the rewards program students will submit proposals for the PBIS Rewards Program improvement.

Ms. Jones
Grades 9-12
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 150 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
VBENLEM 19.7 Inch Cotton Candy Machine with Cart Commercial Floss Maker Perfect for Family and Various Party, Red • Amazon Business $239.99 1 $239.99
Cotton Candy Express 10-Count Floss Sugar Variety Kit with 100 Paper Cones, 11-Ounce Jars • Amazon Business $49.99 4 $199.96
The Candery Cotton Candy Floss Sugar (2-Pack) Includes 100 Premium Cones | Raspberry Blue and Strawberry | Plastic, Reusable Jars | Easy Pour Spout or Scoop | Includes Scooper | 3 LBS Jars • Amazon Business $37.99 4 $151.96
Encore Ultra Paper Plates, 8.62 Inch, 8.62 Inch (Pack of 880) • Amazon Business $64.58 1 $64.58
Ainiv 89PCS Sublimation Blanks Products Set, Sublimation Blank Car Coaster, Keychain with Tassel, Pillow Covers, Garden Flags, Air Freshener Sheets for Sublimation Transfer Heat Press Printing Crafts • Amazon Business $35.99 1 $35.99
1 oz. Popcorn Bag, Burst Design, 1000 per Case • Amazon Business $32.99 1 $32.99
Yellow Popcorn Kernels – 12.5 lb Bulk Jug of Gourmet Popcorn – Popcorn Machine Supplies by Great Northern Popcorn • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Plasticpro Cutlery Plastic Soup Spoons Medium Weight Disposable Silverware White (1000 Count) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Quick Pack Cotton Candy Plain Bags (100 ct.) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95

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