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  • $1,351 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Anderson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 12 donors
  • $0 still needed

Mindfulness + Social/Emotional Learning = Academic Success!

My students need to be able to practice mindfulness activities (laptop and earbuds) in and out of their classroom. My school counseling office will have a social/emotional learning and mindfulness center for practice.

My Students

Imagine the majority of a student body that struggles with self-regulation and self-management skills. These skills are often not taught at home, and the ability to recognize and regulate one's own emotions/thoughts DIRECTLY correlates to a student's academic success in the classroom. Imagine a student body that constantly struggles with distractions, sometimes trauma (both in and out of school.) Relationship skills, problem solving, and emotion management are new concepts to the majority of our student body.

These social/emotional learning competencies have a direct correlation to the academic success of all students.

My Project

New research shows that a students social/emotional skills in kindergarten can predict their academic success in third grade.

Mindfulness and SEL, when taught together, have the potential to transform our classrooms, schools, communities and our world.

Having a mindfulness, social/emotional learning center in the school counseling office, as well as being mobile (able to enter classrooms) will help students be able to practice emotion management, self-regulation and problem solving skills, ultimately having students reset and re-enter the classroom for learning. The laptop and earbuds will be used to run the mindfulness sessions for all students needing a "reset." The ultimate school-wide goal will be to empower students to practice self-awareness and self-regulation.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - MacBook Air (Latest Model) - 13.3'Display - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 128GB Flash Storage - Silver • Best Buy Education $999.99 1 $999.99
IE-MIC BLKIN EAR BUD W/ IN-LINE MIC BLACK • Best Buy Education $5.99 5 $29.95

Materials cost

$1,029.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$72.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,148.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$202.59

Total project goal

$1,350.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,350.59

10 Donors

-$712.56

Donations toward project cost

-$610.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$102.23

Matching donations from our partners

-$632.55

Match offers toward project cost

-$537.67

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Omidyar Network and 11 other donors.

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