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Ms. Cavanaugh from Springfield MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating a Welcoming Classroom for All Students!

Help me give my students a classroom where they feel supported, included, and welcome at all times.

  • $428 goal

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My Students

Our students are hard working, driven individuals who are looking to exceed all expectations and set the bar high for their families and their communities. Many of our students come from low-income backgrounds and have not had the opportunity to attend a high performing school yet in their lives.

Our students need a space where they feel supported, safe, and comfortable.

I hope to provide such a space for them in my classroom so that they can thrive as individuals and learners.

My Project

As a 6th grade ELA teacher, I want to make my class as engaging as possible and I want to make the space in which the students will learn as welcoming and supportive as possible. My students deserve a great education and I would like to provide them with more hands-on learning opportunities this year. It would be wonderful to use different games as a method of reinforcing their ELA skills, such as making inferences and practicing vocabulary words. I would like to associate joy with learning as much as possible! Learning is fun!

It is important that all students know that they are welcomed and supported in my classroom.

I want students to feel safe, heard, and respected. By adding these posters and inclusive messages to the wall space in my room, I hope that students will feel inspired to be here every day.

Ms. Cavanaugh
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 340 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Hasbro Scrabble Deluxe Edition (Amazon Exclusive) - 16807F01 • Amazon Business $42.99 1 $42.99
HOMZ Plastic 4 Drawer Medium Cart, Black Frame with Smoke Tint Drawers, Casters Included, Set of 1 • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
By Being Yourself Inspirational Wall Art Quotes 8x10 Print Blue Green and Teal Inspirational Gifts for Friends Meditation Decor • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Mattel Games: The Official Uno Tin [Amazon Exclusive] • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Mindfulness Therapy Games: Social Skills Game That Teaches Mindfulness for Kids, Teens and Adults | Effective for Self Care, Communication Skills | 40 Cards for Play Therapy • Amazon Business $19.94 1 $19.94
TIMEYARD Macrame Woven Wall Hanging - Boho Chic Bohemian Home Geometric Art Decor - Beautiful Apartment Dorm Room Decoration, 14" W x 33" L • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Educational Insights Blurt! Game • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Paper Mate Gel Pens | InkJoy Pens, Medium Point, Assorted, 14 Count • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
Teacher Created Resources TCR9007 Writing Prompts Card, Grade 7 • Amazon Business $16.29 1 $16.29
BANBERRY DESIGNS Silver Wire Easel Display Stand - Smooth Chrome Metal - 3 Inch - Pack of 6… • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8: 125+ Simple Exercises to Improve Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
F. Scott Fitzgerald - For What It's Worth. - 11x14 Unframed Typography Book Page Print - Makes a Great Gift Under $15 for Book Lovers • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Classroom Door Poster Laminated Student Inspirational Posters for Middle School Elementary School & High School| to Build Confidence in Students| Huge 17.5 X 24 Fully Laminated by School Smarts • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
HedBanz Game, Family Guessing Game - Edition may vary • Amazon Business $10.24 1 $10.24
JSC374 Its Okay to Not Know Classroom Poster | Motivational Poster | Inspirational Poster | Teachers Gift Idea | 18-Inches by 12-Inches | Premium 100lb Gloss Poster Paper • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Hourglass Sand Timer 5/10/15/30/45/60 minutes Sand glass Timer for Romantic Mantel Office Desk Book Shelf Curio Cabinet Christmas Birthday Gift Kids Games Classroom Kitchen Home Dec (5 min, blue) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Educational Insights Wordical • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Crayola 68-4012 Colored Pencils, 12-Count, Pack of 2, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $7.45 1 $7.45
Watercolor Everyone is Welcome Here Banner • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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