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Mrs. Ramos from Niles MI is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Help Me Help Them

I need some books to help me as a teacher reach those students that are struggling to keep up academically, socially and physically.

  • $290 goal

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My Students

My students are from the outskirts of a larger city. We are a community within a city and it makes for a much more close-knit school. Our school is host to mostly rural students with more than 50% as free and reduced-price lunch recipients.

My kindergarten students are unpredictable and keep me on my toes, which is exactly what gets me up and in my classroom every morning.

Kindergarten is fun because as a teacher, I see all the personalities come from home and get a good sense of what the school climate will be in the coming years. Kindergarten is where change happens, minds grow and kids transform into students. I truly love these future leaders and community changers.

My Project

My students this year have presented me with numerous challenges. From academic to social to physical to behavioral needs my students are an amazing mix of different abilities this year.

As a teacher, my greatest goal is to teach ALL children and I am asking for a few new skills to add to my current collection.

I have found great success in challenging some of my students with STEAM activities each Friday and want to add to my collection some new activities. I have several students struggling to obtain and maintain new knowledge this year and really need new tools to help these struggling few. I have several students with disabilities that have made amazing growth this year but could use even more in social skills. While this collection of books may seem like a rainbow they are a true representation of my classroom. Each will help me develop beyond my current skill set and help my children be the best they can be.

Mrs. Ramos
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively (4th Edition) • Amazon Business $52.98 1 $52.98
180 Days of Practice for Kindergarten (Set of 3), Assorted Kindergarten Workbooks for Kids Ages 4-6, Includes 180 Days of Reading, 180 Days of Writing, 180 Days of Math • Amazon Business $40.18 1 $40.18
Ready to Scan! BIG BOOK: Beginners, Intermediate & Advanced Visual Scanning Exercises (Visual Tracking Exercises) • Amazon Business $24.90 1 $24.90
Autism and Reading Comprehension: Ready-to-use Lessons for Teachers • Amazon Business $21.26 1 $21.26
Simple Steam: 50+ Science Technology Engineering Art and Math Activities for Ages 3 to 6 • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning & Behavior • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
180 Days of Science: Grade K - Daily Science Workbook for Classroom and Home, Cool and Fun Interactive Practice, Kindergarten School Level Activities ... Challenging Concepts (180 Days of Practice) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The MindUP Curriculum: Grades PreKx962: Brain-Focused Strategies for Learningx97and Living • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Dyslexia and Dysgraphia Collection - Tracing Patterns - Lines - Visual-Perceptual and Visual-Motor Integration Activities • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95

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