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Mrs. Horrocks from West Jordan UT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Just Try It...With a Little Help!

Help me give my students incentives and motivation to do their best and try new things in math.

  • $514 goal

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My Students

Motivated, eager-to-learn, respectful, curious, deserving and generally below grade level.

I love the students I teach.

They are eager to learn but have not always had the opportunity to do so. Many of my students have previously had a bad experience with math, and I want to change their perception. I love math, love to teach math, and love to see students learn. Although the challenge is great, it is worth the effort. Seeing a student go from well below grade level to slightly above is among the greatest rewards a teacher can ask for!

My Project

7th grade math students often begin the year with a negative attitude about math and a less-than positive attitude about their ability to learn and be successful at math.

Math games and activities are a great way to encourage middle school students to keep trying ... and candy treats help make games and activities extra fun.

Although my end goal is to help students enjoy math by helping them feel successful and capable, sometimes providing them with an extra incentive is a great way to moving them along in their pathway towards feeling more positive and excited about their math experience.

Mrs. Horrocks
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 150 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Bulk Assorted Fruit Candy - Starburst, Skittles, Swedish Fish, SweeTarts, Nerds, Sour Patch Kids, Haribo Gold-Bears Gummi Bears & Twizzlers (32 Oz Variety Fun Pack) by Variety Fun • Amazon Business $14.24 8 $113.92
LA Signature Assorted Classic Candy - Huge PARTY MIX Bulk BOX! 11.25 lbs / 180 oz Classic Candies Like Hi-Chew Starburst Haribo Skittles Swedish Fish SweeTarts Sour Patch Tootsie over 430 pieces • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
240Count Bulk SOUR PATCH KIDS Sweet & Sour Candy, Individually Wrapped Pack • Amazon Business $10.97 5 $54.85
Airheads Bars, Chewy Fruit Taffy Candy, Variety Pack, Back to School for Kids, Non Melting, Party 90 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $10.98 4 $43.92
Dum Dum Pops 360 COUNT, 61 OZ BAG • Amazon Business $18.29 2 $36.58
Trolli Sour Lovers Assorted Gummy Candy Mix Variety Pack, 2.25 Pound Bag Individually Wrapped • Amazon Business $8.98 4 $35.92
Tootsie Roll Midgees, Resealable Stand-up Pouch, 700-Count • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97

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