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Mrs. Brown from Lake Charles LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Motivation Mindset

Help me give my students a beautiful school with bright motivational bulletin boards.

  • $228 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are at risk of failing to meet the State's academic achievement standards. We are grant-funded based on the number of economically disadvantaged students.

My students come to me without some of their basic needs met as all of my children are 65% below the federal poverty line.

It is my job to fill in the developmental gaps and ensure kindergarten readiness. I serve at a Title I school.

I serve 20 children, all of whom receive free lunch. I have students with individual education plans and several kids with speech concerns.

My Project

I want to give my kids a beautiful mind using motivational posters to create a growth mindset. When you see something day in and day out, it becomes part of you. Sometimes environmental things just stick with you. I hope to make positive changes in the surroundings in class and down the hallways. I still remember a poster from elementary school:

“Watch your thoughts it will become your words, watch your words it will become your actions, watch your actions it will become your character”.

I want positive sayings to be motivating for students, parents, and faculty. Life is hard, we need motivation, positivity, and each other.

Mrs. Brown
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SCD108317 - Sparkle & Shine Gold Polka Dot Scalloped Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 4 $15.96
POSTERS THINK POSITIVELY LARGE • School Specialty $15.61 1 $15.61
POSTERS LIFE SIGNS SET LARGE • School Specialty $15.61 1 $15.61
CD454 - Woodland Whimsy Motivational Poster Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.19 1 $15.19
CD453 - Sparkle & Shine Motivational Poster Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $12.79 1 $12.79
SCD108364 - Woodland Whimsy Moss Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.19 4 $12.76
STD5609 - Confetti Border • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.19 4 $12.76
BULLETIN BOARD SET BOLD STROKES PHRASES • School Specialty $9.44 1 $9.44
STD8962 - Confetti Sparkle & Shine Bulletin Board Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.39 1 $6.39
POSTER BARKER CREEK KEEP TRYING 13.375X19 IN PK OF 2 • School Specialty $5.67 1 $5.67
POSTER BARKER CREEK SHINE ON 13.375X19 IN PK OF 2 • School Specialty $5.67 1 $5.67
BORDER TRIM TEAL CONFETTI 3X35 IN PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.83 2 $5.66
BORDER TRIM BLACK CONFETTI 3X35 IN PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $2.83 2 $5.66
STD3915 - Confetti Motivational Banner • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.19 1 $3.19

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