As a teacher at a low-income and high poverty area, I notice my students are faced with both good and challenging situations. To help them overcome the many challenges they face, I am looking to keep things simple and provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences. All the students at my school want a chance to enhance their learning and reach for the stars.
"It's not about what it is.
It's about what it can become."
Many of them are being raised in foster care, single-parent homes, or with a close relative. The demographics in the areas where they live are not conducive to acceptable learning. When my students walk in my door, I want them to identify their exceptional characteristics, develop positive self-esteem, and feel they are cherished. I want them to know that my classroom is a heartfelt, inspiring, and encouraging environment where creativity is encouraged through self-expression and imagination.
My students want to experience their learning using hands-on activities. When I provide an atmosphere of involvement, their learning increases tremendously. Your donation will help give us the materials to make great thinkers and make learning fun.
These snacks will allow my students to know they are able to have something to fill their bellies while learning at the same time.
The snacks like cheese crackers, Nabisco Mini Snack Packs, Gummy Bears, and mini snacks will fill their tummies and they should not cry out they are hungry all day.
The students do not have access to enough food at home. I will fix some mini snacks for them to take home as well. All of my students are on free lunch and breakfast status. They are homeless students at school. It's hard for the students to focus on academics.
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