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Mrs. Venable from Los Angeles CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindfulness Matters

Help me give my students the gift of mindfulness - a calm brain for confidence and academic growth.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a sweet group of 3rd, 4th and 5th graders in the heart of Los Angeles. We are a Title I school with most of my students receiving free or reduced-price lunch. They are an amazing group of learners with special needs ranging from having mild Autism to processing disorders to health impairments due to brain issues.

They range in ability from three years below level to almost reaching grade level.

They are well loved but need so much more love and support and encouragement! They can succeed, they just need extra time and extra resources above and beyond what I or my school is able to provide.

My Project

My diverse group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th Special Education students all have one thing in common- a need to know how to better use their brain. I have taught mindfulness and growth mindset for years and always see a positive impact on how students see themselves and the world. It is especially important for my Special Education students to see that they can get better and grow.

They also often struggle more than the average student to understand their emotions and get them back into control.

I am always searching for great content and resources to help me help them. These 9 books on mindfulness would be a great start toward that end. They will learn to breathe, to pause, and to meditate among other things.

Mrs. Venable
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mindfulness (9 books) • AKJ Education $109.75 1 $109.75

Materials cost

$109.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.72

Total project goal

$178.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.16

3 Donors

-$178.16

Donations toward project cost

-$151.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.72

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$0.00

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