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Mrs. Heck
Never Before Funded Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
Never Before Funded
  • 2 donors
  • $148 for now
  • $296 still needed

Creating Diversity in the Classroom

Help me give my students the best books in store please and thank you!

My Students

My students are very special to me. They always rise to each challenge that is placed before them. We are a loving class community that encourages each other to do better. I teach them how to respect each other and themselves. I teach them how to be proud of their work and compliment their fellow brother or sister in the classroom. Each morning we start the day with by singing “This Little Light of Mine.” Afterwards, they take turns telling someone in the class how they will let their light shine. During the day, you can hear them say to each other “Are you letting your light shine.” Real love in Room 506!

My Project

This will add to my class. My students will be able to learn more about each other’s history. This will be a great opportunity for them to gain a different perspective on other people’s heritage, race, culture, and much more. They will be able to have questions answered that they may not feel comfortable asking. I believe that this is the time now, do start those difficult conversations and give them practical examples that they will be able l digest. These books will give all students a new outlook on others.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The last stop on market street • AKJ Education $13.86 2 $27.72
The Other Side • AKJ Education $13.86 2 $27.72
Henry's Freedom Box • AKJ Education $13.13 2 $26.26
The Crossover • AKJ Education $12.40 2 $24.80
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • AKJ Education $6.56 2 $13.12
Dad, Jackie, and Me • AKJ Education $6.53 2 $13.06
Bud, Not Buddy • AKJ Education $6.29 2 $12.58
Those Shoes • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
The Mighty Miss Malone • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
Whistle for Willie • AKJ Education $5.83 2 $11.66
One Crazy Summer • AKJ Education $5.59 2 $11.18
The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition (Common Core Exemplar) • AKJ Education $5.10 2 $10.20
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • AKJ Education $6.29 1 $6.29
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 • AKJ Education $5.98 1 $5.98

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This project will reach 24 students.

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