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Mrs. McCarthy from Potosi MO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to be AwEsOmE!!

My students need books and DVDs for guidance lessons to enhance their learning and personal and social/emotional growth.

  • $248 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful, and have a love for learning! They come to school each day ready to try new things and take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. Over half of my students come from low-income homes, but that does not hinder their spirit for education. Truly, they are my inspiration each and every day! Our school is committed to providing the best education to all of our students, not just academically, but socially-emotionally as well.

We want to teach character building lessons to our students so they can be good citizens.

My Project

My project is designed to foster social, emotional, and academic growth amongst my students. The books within my project will allow students to hear stories about characters out in similar situations that they find themselves in at times. I am excited to start teaching "Growth Mindset" lessons to my students this year. The "Be Where Your Feet Are" book is a perfect book to introduce mindfulness to students at this age level.

The DVDs will show students scenarios of non-fictional events and how to correctly respond when in tough situations.

These resources will help me do the best job I can in supporting my students and helping to meet their needs.

Mrs. McCarthy
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kinetic Sand The One Only, 3lbs Beach Sand Ages 3 Up • Amazon Business $11.39 2 $22.78
The Goodbye Book • Amazon Business $14.62 1 $14.62
The Memory Box: A Book About Grief • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
Confetti Positive Sayings Accents • Amazon Business $12.81 1 $12.81
I Won't Give Up (Persistence Project) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Confetti Straight Bulletin Board Borders for Classroom 36ft • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
Rumor Has It (Building Relationships) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Trevor Romain: If You Don't Take Care of Your Body, Where Else Are You Going to Live? • Amazon Business $10.88 1 $10.88
You're Perfect the Way You Are! • Amazon Business $10.44 1 $10.44
Be Where Your Feet Are! • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
What Shoes Will You Wear? • Amazon Business $9.90 1 $9.90
The Technology Tail: A Digital Footprint Story (Communicate with Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.09 1 $9.09
Grief is Like a Snowflake • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Auto-B-Good: Taking the High Road Turbo (DVD) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Auto-B-Good: Playing It Fair (DVD) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Auto-B-Good: In the Land of Odds (DVD) • Amazon Business $6.75 1 $6.75

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