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Mrs. R. from Cleveland OH is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Inspire. Teach. Reach.

I need professional development books to further my education and improve my craft.

  • $232 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As an educator in an urban, high-poverty district, funding and opportunities for my scholars are limited. Although they face challenges each day, both in and out of the classroom, I see their potential and will do whatever it takes to inspire, teach, and help my students thrive.

My scholars are creative, hopeful, and deserve only the very best education and experiences.

Many students in my classroom want to learn and are working towards a better "them" each and every day. We work on academics but also engage in social and emotional learning, as well as life skills and interactions. I am passionate about watching my kids succeed and work tirelessly day in and out to give them the confidence and knowledge they need to become the best version of themselves.

My Project

These books will allow me to learn and improve myself as an educator. Students having a strong foundation in elementary school is essential in their academic and overall success in life.

These teaching books will help me to more effectively teach reading and writing, and also to motivate myself to be the best educator I can be.

Guided reading is an important time in the instructional day and I want to learn all I can to provide effective, meaningful lessons and activities. Teach Like a Pirate will give me fun, engaging strategies to implement in the classroom so my scholars look forward to coming to school each day and learning!

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Mrs. R.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Next Step Forward in Guided Reading book + The Guided Reading Teacher's Companion • Amazon Business $48.84 1 $48.84
Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
The Writing Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Writers • Amazon Business $29.23 1 $29.23
The Reading Strategies Book: Your Everything Guide to Developing Skilled Readers • Amazon Business $26.66 1 $26.66
The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child • Amazon Business $18.94 1 $18.94
For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education • Amazon Business $10.87 1 $10.87

Materials cost

$164.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$196.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.76

Total project goal

$231.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$231.72

1 Donor

-$115.86

Donations toward project cost

-$98.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.38

match offer

-$115.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$98.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.38

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$0.00

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