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Ms. Beard from Indianapolis IN is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Positive Behavior Incentives

Help me give my students positive behavior incentives to spend their classroom money on!

  • $220 goal

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My Students

I teach a group of absolutely wonderful fifth and sixth graders at an urban school where 73% of the students are classified as low-income, and 77% receive free or reduced-price lunches. Many students come with math and reading deficits. Out of my 27 learners, 14 have English as their second language- four of whom are just learning English - and one student receives special education services.

Despite their situations, my students are resilient, courageous, and strong.

My students need structure and a positive environment to help them learn best. With a supportive staff and focus on our school's core values, they are thriving. They are learning to develop skills that will help them be successful now and throughout their lives. Would you please help me help them grow and maintain their success?

My Project

In my wonderful class of fifth and sixth graders, I use a classroom economy system to promote good behavior and academia. My students love getting money, buying things, and even paying their monthly rent and bills! I find that using a money system teaches my students the real life value of hard work paying off!

Please help me give my students more exciting things to buy in our monthly store!

Contributing to this project will help me give my students better financial literacy which will prepare them for their future! The items that I am requesting to buy are different fidgets, toys, and school supplies to stock my store with. My students are very inspired by these items!

Ms. Beard
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of 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 28 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Uivoa 20 Pack Mini Keychain Fidget Toy Mini Stress Relief Hand Toys, Mini Push Pop Bubble Fidget Sensory Toy, Wrap Pop Stress Reliever Anti-Anxiety, Office Desk Toy for Kids Adults • Amazon Business $27.99 2 $55.98
Prextex 18 Pack Mini Doodle Pads Toy Tablets Drawing Pads Doodle Pads for Kids Bulk Toys Board Set – Magnetic Drawing Pad Erasable Writing Pad for Classroom Rewards Patry Favors and Party Supplies • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
POKONBOY 16 Pack Scratch Arts and Crafts Notebooks, Scratch Note Pads for Kids Rainbow Party Favors Coloring Books for Kids Art Party Supplies Stocking Stuffers(16 Wooden Stylus & 4 Drawing Stencils) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Squishies Squishy Toy 24pcs Party Favors for Kids Mochi Squishy Toy moji Kids Party Favors Mini Kawaii squishies Mochi Stress Reliever Anxiety Toys Easter Basket Stuffers fillers with Storage Box • Amazon Business $9.77 2 $19.54
Raymond Geddes 68122 Snack Attack Scented Erasers For Kids (Pack of 36) • Amazon Business $16.15 1 $16.15
Raymond Geddes Scent-Sibles 6-Color Multicolor Pen Set With Scented Ink (Pack of 12) • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98

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