My students walk into our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day. My students are all different types of learners and have various backgrounds. I have students who do not speak English, students with disabilities, and some students who are homeless.
I teach at a Title I school in the Bronx, New York where 100 percent of our students receive free breakfast and lunch.
Many of my students receive food and clothing from the school's charity drives. Despite so many hardships, my students are eager to learn and do their best. They want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day.
These T-shirts will help the students in many ways. The first way is that the students will have a new piece of clothing that is very appealing to them and that is also clean.
Many of my students do not have a lot of clothing and therefore have to wear the same shirt multiple times a week without washing.
This would ensure they have one new clean shirt that they are proud to wear. These t-shirts would also help improve the students' self-esteem because it is a clean shirt with a design that the students find appealing. This will improve their relationships with their peers because it can start a positive conversation. Lastly, it would also be a great souvenir of this year they spent learning in my classroom that would bring them much happiness.
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