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Ms. Egan from Cincinnati OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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Help me give my students books to jumpstart their thinking about engineering and cooperative learning to create amazing experiments and projects!

  • $380 goal

This project expired on July 11, 2019.

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My Students

The students in my classroom are energetic and excited to learn new things every day. It is such a good feeling to see the sense of wonder and genuine interest on my students' faces when I am introducing new topics.

My school is a large, public school within the city, serving many different backgrounds, religious beliefs, economic standards, and family dynamics.

We all enter through our classroom door and are part of a great team. The students love sharing what they have learned and what they know with each other as well as family members.

My Project

I would like to increase my classroom library include more picture books on science and STEM-related topics and also books that will help my students develop better social skills and cooperative learning techniques while working collaboratively in small groups. Everyone in my class deserves their ideas and opinions to be heard and explored when it comes to working together. Many of these books will explain these social issues and how to create a safe environment so that every child will feel comfortable in sharing their ideas. It is very important to teach these skills early in the primary grades so they develop life-long good habits and value others' opinions.

Ms. Egan
Grades PreK-2

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This project will reach 60 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Exploring Distant Worlds As a Space Robot Engineer • AKJ Education $19.42 1 $19.42
Julia's House for Lost Creatures • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Starstruck • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Mae Among the Stars • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Made for Each Other: Why Dogs and People Are Perfect Partners • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Fur, Feather, Fin--All of Us Are Kin • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Marilyn's Monster • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle • AKJ Education $12.40 1 $12.40
Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Thanks for the Feedback(I Think) • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
The Worst Day of My Life Ever! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
I Can't Believe You Said That! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
But It's Not My Fault! • AKJ Education $9.86 1 $9.86
Wilma Jean - the Worry Machine • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
It's Hard to Be a Verb! Activity and Idea Book - Teacher's Guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Bully B.E.A.N.S. • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Bully B.E.A.N.S Activity and Idea Book - Teacher's Guide • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
It's Hard to Be a Verb! • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
Unsung Heroes: Pioneers in Science • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
Animals Born Alive and Well A Book About Mammals • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
Chickens Aren't the Only Ones: A Book About Animals That Lay Eggs • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
The Important Book • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Eliza and the Dragonfly (eBook) • AKJ Education $5.55 1 $5.55
What Lives in a Shell? • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
What Makes Day and Night • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Germs Make Me Sick! • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
A Nest Full of Eggs • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
From Seed to Pumpkin • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Human Footprint Everything You Will Eat, Use, Wear, Buy, and Throw Out in Your Lifetime • AKJ Education $5.07 1 $5.07
Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Feeding Time at the Zoo • AKJ Education $3.64 1 $3.64
What Happened? • AKJ Education $2.55 1 $2.55

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