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Ms. Vance from Jennings MO is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

GYTO Classes for an Enthusiastic Teacher

I need funding to assist with the Get Your Teach On, two day professional development conference in Houston TX

  • $921 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I would still consider myself to be a fairly new teacher after 3 years. I am always incorporating new, fun ideas that I come up with on my own or ideas I’ve received from someone on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. I love to reach my students where they are. Sometimes learning, may not always be “fun” for my students, so I really try to incorporate more exciting activities into the lesson. I also make sure that I am enthusiastic in my voice and body movements, while I am teaching. Especially if it is a “boring” topic. Additionally, it is always a goal of mine to connect their learning to their everyday life and the world around them. It is important to me to connect with my students during the teaching and learning process.

My Project

I am now in my 4th year of teaching and I truly feel like a sponge. I can spend hours on the computer, searching and learning about fun activities, procedures, incentives and ideas for my 4th graders. I communicate with other teachers in various Facebook groups, on Twitter and Instagram. I even created an Instagram and Twitter account specifically for teaching/education. I am always excited and empowered to bring what I’ve learned, back to my classroom. I went through a STEM training last year that really allowed me to effectively integrate STEM conversations and activities into my classroom. I feel closer to being a distinguished teacher, with every professional development I have completed.

Ms. Vance
Grades 3-5
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

Component Company Total
Lodging Hilton Americas Houston $200.00
Activity Get Your Teach On $391.00
Transportation Southwest Airlines $150.00

Trip cost

$741.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$782.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$138.02

Total project goal

$920.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$920.14

1 Donor

-$920.14

Donations toward project cost

-$782.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$138.02

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$0.00

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