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Mrs. Alves from Rochester MA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Growth Mindset Through Games

Help me give my students interesting and fun games to build their growth mindset and improve their overall performance in critical thinking.

  • $193 goal

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My Students

I teach in a grade two full inclusion co-taught classroom of 40 students. Our students are part of a small, rural community. Second graders are creative, thoughtful and full of questions! In our classroom, we incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

They are amazing young learners full of enthusiasm and curiosity.

Like all children, they love to learn through games, hands-on activities and group tasks.

My Project

Research on the growth mindset shows that students who believe they can grow their basic abilities have greater motivation and higher achievement than do students who believe their abilities are fixed, and that teachers can influence students’ mindsets. Our students will learn the benefits of growth mindset this year. They will learn about neuroplasticity and that everyone has the potential to develop, grow and achieve in any given area.

Our students will learn how to love a challenge!

The reasoning games, Zoologic Logic Puzzle Game , Kandoodle, Dice Dots, Rush Hour, Jr., Hoopers Logic Game and Chocolate Fix logic game will help students develop strategies to overcome challenging tasks and practice perseverance and resiliency. Thank you so much!

Mrs. Alves
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 40 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Toy of the Year Award winner • Amazon Business $27.49 1 $27.49
FoxMind Games Zoologic Logic Puzzle Game • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
ThinkFun Chocolate Fix - Award Winning Logic Game and STEM Toy For Age 8 and Up • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
ThinkFun Rush Hour Junior Traffic Jam Logic Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 5 and Up - Junior Version of the International Bestseller Rush Hour • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Brainwright Logic, Dice Dots Deduction Puzzle • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49
ThinkFun Hoppers Logic Game - Teaches Critical Thinking Skills Through Fun Gameplay • Amazon Business $14.43 1 $14.43
Educational Insights Kanoodle - Brain Twisting Solitaire Game • Amazon Business $9.93 1 $9.93

Materials cost

$131.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$163.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.81

Total project goal

$192.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$192.05

3 Donors

-$139.00

Donations toward project cost

-$119.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.35

match offer

-$51.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$43.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

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$0.00

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