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Ms. Wagner from Springfield MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn to Read So We Can Read to Learn.

My students need a variety of book sets and a welcoming environment to engage my students in reading texts that have long term activity and get them excited to find out what happens next.

  • $724 goal

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My Students

My students are inner city youth, at a turn around school, who have a disability. Many of my students struggle with the socio-economic struggles that occur in the city, and have various traumas or struggling home life. My students are bright and have all the potential and are motivated to succeed. Their drive, resolve, respect and passion are only a few of the character traits my students have. Additionally, my school has a social emotional behavioral program that we are trying to revamp. These students have various barriers they need to overcome and it is our job to help.

My Project

Working in an urban school district as a special education teacher has allowed me to see the inequity in the educational system. Next year I will take on a larger roll to continue to improve the success of students with a disability. These materials will go to support the classroom to provide student comfort in learning, workbooks and tasks that meet their level, informative texts to help me grow as an educator, and books to promote reading within and outside the classroom. My students will continue to grow as they use these materials to achieve long term success as students and members of the community.

Ms. Wagner
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Infant Shining Baby Play Mat, 6'x6'6'' ,Thick Rug, Soft and Antislip Rug • Amazon Business $95.00 1 $95.00
Trideer Exercise Ball, Ball Chair 65cm&75cm Stability Ball with Ring & Resistance Bands & Pump, Flexible Seating, Improves Balance, Core Strength & Posture (Ball with Ring (Green), 65cm) • Amazon Business $32.99 2 $65.98
Flipside Products 60045 12" x 48" Study Carrel, Color Assortment (Pack of 24) • Amazon Business $56.99 1 $56.99
Big Joe Roma Chair, Limo Black • Amazon Business $49.00 1 $49.00
IEPs for ELs: And Other Diverse Learners • Amazon Business $33.20 1 $33.20
My Weird School Daze 12-Book Box Set: Books 1-12 • Amazon Business $28.73 1 $28.73
SimpleHouseware Mesh Desk Organizer with Sliding Drawer, Double Tray and 5 Upright Sections, Black • Amazon Business $25.87 1 $25.87
Emily Windsnap: Six Swishy Tails of Land and Sea • Amazon Business $22.54 1 $22.54
Daily 6-Trait Writing, Grade 6 • Amazon Business $22.41 1 $22.41
Roald Dahl Magical Gift Set (4 Books): Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator • Amazon Business $19.69 1 $19.69
MASSACHUSETTS TEST PREP English Language Arts Writing Workbook Grade 7: Preparation for the Next-Generation MCAS Tests • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Trademark Gameroom Black Cushioned Folding Stool, 24" • Amazon Business $17.93 1 $17.93
48 Pack All Occasion Assorted Blank Vintage Note Cards for Her Greeting Card Bulk Box Set - Colorful Flower Floral Designs Notecards with Envelopes Included 4 x 6 inches • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
12 Assorted Rainbow 4-inch Arrow Game Spinners in 4 Colors, 3 Arrows Per Color by Brybelly • Amazon Business $5.99 2 $11.98
Lauri Scheduling Pocket Chart • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
Energizer AAA Batteries, Triple A Battery Max Alkaline (24 Count) E92BP-24 • Amazon Business $11.69 1 $11.69
Wrightslaw: All About IEPs • Amazon Business $10.12 1 $10.12
Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 6 (Brain Quest Workbooks) • Amazon Business $8.90 1 $8.90
Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 3 (Brain Quest Workbooks) • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Brain Quest Workbook, Grade 2 • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 5 (Brain Quest Workbooks) • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73
Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 4 (Brain Quest Workbooks) • Amazon Business $8.73 1 $8.73
Pangda 700 Pieces Flags Index Tabs 3 Sizes Sticky Notes Writable Labels Page Marker Bookmarks Text Highlighter Strips, 7 Colors, 5 Set • Amazon Business $6.71 1 $6.71
DK Workbooks: Geography, Sixth Grade • Amazon Business $5.94 1 $5.94
Sharpie 27145 Pocket Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $4.19 1 $4.19
States and Capitals (Flash Kids Flash Cards) • Amazon Business $2.86 1 $2.86

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