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Mrs. Selah from Wilsons Mills NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Diverse in First

Help me give my students the Osmo learning system, multicultural game, and books to help them explore the diverse cultures in our classroom and around the world.

  • $669 goal

This project expired on November 29, 2019.

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My Students

I teach in an ethnically diverse, Title I elementary school. My students come to school with a wide range of knowledge and it is my mission to give them all an equal shot at a successful future.

Our classroom is built on a feeling of community and we are a family at school.

I love these students and want to give them every opportunity to love learning and soar into their futures.

I teach in a looping school so I had these amazing students last year in kindergarten and am blessed to continue my journey with them through first grade this year. This has been an amazing experience and I am excited for the opportunity to continue this innovative approach to teaching and learning.

My Project

The books and learning tools I am requesting will help my students better understand the diversity in our classroom and our world. We will do book studies and interactive projects that bring the world to their fingertips.

My students will come to understand that although there are differences among us, our similarities are what bring us together.

It is imperative for my students to see themselves reflected in the literature available to them in our classroom. They need to see that they have an important role in our classroom and in the world. I want each student to feel important!

Mrs. Selah
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Osmo - Genius Kit for Fire Tablet - 5 Hands-On Learning Games - Ages 6-10 - Problem Solving & Creativity - STEM - (Osmo Fire Tablet Base Included - Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
Interactive Talking World Map for Kids TG661 - Push, Learn and Discover Over 1000 Facts About Our World – Ideal Interactive Learning Toy Gift for Boys & Girls Aged 5,6,7,8,9,10 - by ThinkGizmos • Amazon Business $40.95 1 $40.95
Osmo - Detective Agency: A Search & Find Mystery Game - Ages 5-12 - Explore The World - for iPad and Fire Tablet Base Required • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Vashti Harrison Boxed Set • Amazon Business $22.48 1 $22.48
Crayola Multi-Cultural Crayons, Regular, Assorted Skin Tone Colors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
One Big Heart: A Celebration of Being More Alike than Different • Amazon Business $17.40 1 $17.40
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World (Easy Reader Books, Children Around the World Books, Preschool Prep Books) • Amazon Business $14.25 1 $14.25
Children Just Like Me: A new celebration of children around the world • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
Everything & Everywhere: A Fact-Filled Adventure for Curious Globe-Trotters (Travel Book for Children, Kids Adventure Book, World Fact Book for Kids) • Amazon Business $13.56 1 $13.56
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation (Jane Addams Award Book (Awards)) • Amazon Business $13.26 1 $13.26
Same, Same But Different • Amazon Business $13.18 1 $13.18
If You Lived Here: Houses of the World • Amazon Business $12.14 1 $12.14
Plastic Envelopes Poly Envelopes - 24 Pack Poly Folders With Snap Button Closure Plastic Folders Premium Quality Document Folder A4 Size 6 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
I'm Mixed! • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
A Year Full of Stories: 52 classic stories from all around the world • Amazon Business $11.53 1 $11.53
I'm Like You, You're Like Me: A Book About Understanding and Appreciating Each Other • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
All Are Welcome • Amazon Business $11.20 1 $11.20
Home • Amazon Business $11.00 1 $11.00
What Do You Celebrate?: Holidays and Festivals Around the World • Amazon Business $10.83 1 $10.83
People • Amazon Business $10.78 1 $10.78
Part Of The Rainbow: A tale about loving yourself and accepting others (Mindful Mia) (Volume 3) • Amazon Business $10.42 1 $10.42
Pacon Lightweight Super Value Construction Paper 6555, 9" x 12", 10 Assorted Colors, 500 Sheets • Amazon Business $9.98 1 $9.98
I Am Enough • Amazon Business $8.92 1 $8.92
Dad, Who Will I Be? • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
The Colors of Us • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Happy in Our Skin • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
Dim Sum for Everyone! • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59
The Name Jar • Amazon Business $7.36 1 $7.36
Shades of People • Amazon Business $7.30 1 $7.30
The Very First Americans (All Aboard Books) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

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