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Mrs. Smith from Southbury CT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fictional Books That Support A Growth Mindset!

My students need a collection of fiction books that illustrate the power of a growth mindset.

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Get a group of eight and nine year old learners together if you want to see a world filled with curious and wonderful things! Each day I work to build a classroom community where my students feel encouraged to ask questions and work together to explore possible answers. My students inspire me daily to be the best I can be.

Analyzing data is a key part of my job, but I believe the most important data collection comes in the ear-to-ear smiles and giggles as my students find joy in learning.

My Project

A growth mindset is the belief that people can become smarter and more skillful, intelligent, thoughtful, and just. These skills are not fixed . . . but can be grown!

I want to fill my classroom with children's books where characters make a journey toward self improvement by demonstrating characteristics of a growth mindset, such as perseverance, flexibility, and strategic thinking.

For example, books such as "After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again" by Dan Santat demonstrate the importance of coming back from adversity to persevere!

By reading about characters that show the positive nature of a growth mindset, I believe my students will be more likely to appreciate the power within themselves.

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stuck • AKJ Education $16.19 1 $16.19
The Book of Mistakes • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Ish • AKJ Education $13.50 1 $13.50
After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)-Available Nov 20! • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
The last stop on market street • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Rosie Revere, Engineer • AKJ Education $13.10 1 $13.10
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.69 1 $10.69

Materials cost

$106.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.41

Total project goal

$162.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.74

6 Donors

-$162.74

Donations toward project cost

-$138.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.41

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$0.00

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