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Ms. Jones from Jacksonville FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping Their Attention

Help me give my students a fresh start each morning engaging activities that help them stay focused throughout the day!

  • $196 goal

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My Students

My students are some of the sweetest, hardest working children you will ever meet. Despite the many obstacles life has thrown their way, they show up excited and eager to learn each day. They're ready to give their best, and I meet them head on with challenges to help them grow and develop into exceptional students, friends and leaders!

My students need materials that meet their wide range of developmental abilities.

Our school is a Title I school. All of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. An entire wing of our school is dedicated to pre-k to fifth grade children with various special needs. I have the joy of teaching our Pre-k to 2nd grade students with intellectual disabilities.

My Project

I have a very structured classroom with embedded rituals and routines. My students thrive on consistency. It helps them manage their day, regardless of the effects of their disabilities, when they know what to expect and what I expect of them! Through the stubbornness associated with some syndromes, to the ADHD and lack of focus, and the intense need for sensory stimulation, my students work hard to practice and learn new skills.

I want to add another layer of structure In our classroom to help my students stay on task and know what to expect throughout the day!

The attendance pocket chart will give the students an opportunity to practice independent responsibility each morning as they get to class. The daily schedule pocket chart will give the students a much needed visual reminder of our daily activities. The chair bands will allow them to fidget without interrupting others.

The privacy boards will help my students stay focused as they work on small group and independent activities. They struggle with insecurity and always assume the student next to them has the right answer. I want them to see they can do their work, and do it correctly, on their own.

I’m also very excited about the shoe racks! I want to implement a task box system for independent skills practice. These racks will keep us organized and our work easily identified and accessible!

Ms. Jones
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Herron 10 Tier Shoe Rack 50 Pairs of Shoes, Large Capacity Shoe Organizer, Non-Woven Fabric Shoe Tower, Sturdy Shoe Shelf • Amazon Business $26.39 2 $52.78
Learning Resources Attendance Pocket Chart, Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Grifiti Band Joes X Cross Style 12" Assorted Color 10 Pack Cooking Grade, Pressure Cooker, Crock Pot, Puzzles, Board Games Heat Cold UV Chemical Resistant Silicone Rubber • Amazon Business $17.98 1 $17.98
Daily Schedule Pocket Chart, Class Schedule with 26 Cards, 13+1 Pockets. 13 Colored + 13 Blank Double-Sided Reusable Cards, Easy Over-Door Mountings Included. (13” x 36”) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Pacon Privacy Boards, Black, 48" x 16", 4 Boards (3791) • Amazon Business $12.07 1 $12.07
SEDY 16-Piece Magnetic Metal Clip, Magnets Clips, Refrigerator Whiteboard Wall Magnetic Memo Note Clip Metal Clip, Christmas Gift • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Infantino Textured Multi Ball Set • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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