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Mrs. Mendez from Carson CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Finding the Leader in Me

My students need 130 copies of "7 habits of highly effective teens" to develop social-emotional skills such as self-control, perseverance, and a positive outlook on life. This is key to the success of low income students.

  • $648 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I see a variation of myself in my students. I see parts of me in the students that are quite introverted as well as the outspoken ones. They teach me new things everyday.

When I see my students I see all the possibilities and futures they can pave.

They are eager to learn and seek a challenge. There are also days where my role changes and I am not only a teacher but a nurse or a mom and other times a counselor.

My Project

I am requesting an inexpensive book "7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" for my students to read, analyze, and discuss in their Silent and Sustained reading class. The goal is that through reading this book students will develop the leader in our students.

We want to empower our students, foster optimism, and reinforce student development by offering a supportive school culture.

The goal is for our students to self-advocate, believe they belong, create a positive school culture, and believe they can succeed beyond our school walls in their homes, community and education. The ultimate goal is to build our students growth mindset and go to college.

Mrs. Mendez
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens: The Miniature Edition (Mini Book) (Miniature Editions) • Amazon Business $3.62 130 $470.60

Materials cost

$470.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.06

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$550.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.19

Total project goal

$647.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$647.91

4 Donors

-$647.91

Donations toward project cost

-$550.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.19

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$0.00

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