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Ms. Tramill from Indianapolis IN is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Education Is SWEET!

Help me give my students incentives for mastery grade level skills and objectives.

  • $254 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

If I could choose one word to describe the scholars in my building, I would simply state tenacity. The school that I educate in is located in an urban setting on the west side of Indianapolis. The student body here is very diverse and students and staff use our differences to teach each other daily. The students in attendance come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, to the extent that every student in the school receives free breakfast and lunch.

In order to stimulate the learning and to motivate academic excellence, students will have the opportunity to earn daily incentives throughout instructional time.

My Project

Scholars are introduced to a concept termed "no opt out". Scholars are taught that it is normal to make mistakes. Mistakes in the classroom are embraced and used as an opportunity to conceptualize misunderstandings in the academic environment. Scholars receive raffle tickets during classroom discussion and multiple attempts in answering checks for understanding, which lead to grade level mastery.

Students develop the stamina, grit and confidence to become independent learners.

Incentives in the classroom endorses school effort, leading to improved outcomes for scholars. Confident students develop the skill set to collaborate, critically think and problem solve with their peers, assisting students in preparation for diverse opportunities post-secondary.

Ms. Tramill
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SNICKERS, M&M'S, 3 MUSKETEERS & TWIX Full Size Bars Halloween Candy Variety Mix, 30-Count Box • Amazon Business $18.89 2 $37.78
Gatorade Thirst Quencher, G2 Glacier Freeze and G2 Fruit Punch, 12 Ounce Bottles (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $11.69 3 $35.07
Planters Peanuts Single Serve Variety Pack, 4 Flavors, 1.75 oz Tubes (Pack of 20) • Amazon Business $14.65 2 $29.30
Sunchips Multigrain Chips Variety Pack, 40 Count • Amazon Business $15.28 1 $15.28
Welch's Mixed Fruit Snacks, 0.9 Ounce (40 Count) • Amazon Business $6.98 2 $13.96
Raffle 50/50 Tickets 2000 ct per Roll (Purple) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Airheads Bars Chewy Fruit Candy, Variety Pack, Party, Non Melting, 60 Count Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
Pringles Snack Stacks Potato Crisps Chips, Flavored Variety Pack, Original, Cheddar Cheese, and Sour Cream and Onion, 12.9 oz (18 Cups) • Amazon Business $6.48 1 $6.48

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