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Ms. Steiner from Philadelphia PA is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Phones Away, Brains Sharp

Help me give my students a safe place for their phones, and incentives to put them away!

  • 2 donors
  • $327 still needed

expires Jul 08

  • 2 donors
  • $327 still needed

Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Project

My students struggle with putting their cell phones away during class. I already have an incentive plan in which they can get raffle tickets for excellent behavior, and I want to add putting away their phones to that.

My plan is to have students put their phones in the shoe organizer, and if they leave the phone there the entire class period then they can earn an extra raffle ticket.

Students earn up to one (hopefully two now!) ticket per class for being on time, on task, and behaving appropriately. Every two weeks, I draw raffle tickets for prizes. This has been working well, but we're running out of gift cards! We need a restock so I can keep motivating my students to succeed.

Ms. Steiner
Grades 9-12

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Materials Cost Quantity Total $10 Gift Card - Pack of 10 Mini Envelopes • Amazon Business $100.00 2 $200.00
Starbucks Gift Cards, Multipack of 4 - $10 • Amazon Business $40.00 1 $40.00
Amazon Basics 20-Pocket Over-the-Door Hanging Large-Size Shoe Organizer • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79

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