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Mrs. Marcotte from Naples FL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Positive Learning Environment

My students need positive behavior tokens and good behavior rewards such as dry-erase markers, stickers, Smencils, a new "pet" owl, and teacher stamps to encourage positive behavior in the classroom.

  • $294 goal

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My Students

What motivates you? My students deserve to be rewarded for their effort and behavior in the classroom! Help me reward my "Wise Owls" as they begin a new school year.

My classroom is made up of 18 amazing learners!

They come to class ready to learn despite the obstacles they face prior to stepping foot in the classroom. We are a Title I school, and almost all of my students are English Language Learners. My students love coming to school because I make learning fun!

My Project

In my classroom, students earn special tokens for following classroom expectations and for working hard. Once students earn 6 tokens, they can come to my classroom store. The store has prizes and coupons that students can receive. Some of the coupons include extra computer time, wearing a hat in the classroom, using a special writing tool to complete their assignments, and their favorite... sitting with our classroom "pet" owl named Newton. I'm requesting tokens and special writing tools for students to use in the classroom. Some of the special tools include Smencils, which is a scented pencil and colored dry-erase markers. In my classroom, we often use dry-erase markers and boards during whole group and small group instruction. Students get really excited when they get to use a special colored marker instead of a black marker! This really motivates students to be ALL IN! Finally, I'm requesting stamps, scented markers, and stickers to use as extra positive reinforcements.

These materials will help build a positive learning environment for my students to learn.

It will also help motivate my students to keep working hard. When everyone is ALL IN, amazing learning takes place.

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Mrs. Marcotte
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
~ 144 (1 Gross) ~ I Was Caught Being Good Coins ~ 1.5" Plastic ~ New ~ Behavior Incentive, School Reward • Amazon $6.53 9 $58.77
Expo Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, 16-Pack, Assorted Colors (81045) • Amazon $11.49 4 $45.96
Sanford Mr. Sketch Assorted Scent Markers 12 Pack (20072) • Amazon $6.89 5 $34.45
Self-Inking Teacher Stamps - Set 1 • Amazon $25.98 1 $25.98
International Arrivals Colored Smencils, Assorted Scents, 10-Count (140-27) • Amazon $24.99 1 $24.99
Wild Republic Cuddlekin Great Horned Owl 12" Plush • Amazon $11.87 1 $11.87
Stinky Sticker Colorful Favorites Variety Pack of 300 • Amazon $8.67 1 $8.67

Materials cost

$210.69

Vendor shipping charges

$5.49

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$249.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.00

Total project goal

$293.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$293.34

3 Donors

-$291.58

Donations toward project cost

-$249.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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