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Mrs. Jaffa Vu from San Jose CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Prizes for Positive Reinforcement

Help me give my students a variety of prizes for classroom motivation in all areas of learning!

  • $171 goal

This project expired on March 2, 2019.

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My Students

My class is comprised of 24 wonderful second-grade students in the heart of the Silicon Valley in San Jose. The majority of my students are learning English as a second language and qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch, but this does not hold them back in any way. Students come to school daily with a drive to learn more academically, and I strive to do my best to give that to them. They deserve nothing but the most solid educational experience possible. Everyone at the school including teachers, principal, support staff, parents, and students, helps to make our school a wonderful place to be and learn. Help us make our educational experiences even more memorable.

My Project

In class, we have a super improver wall. The super improver wall is used for students to improve upon both their academics and their behavior. The wall has a leveling system. There are 10 levels. All students begin at the first "white" level. When I see a student improving in either a behavior or academic skill, I give them a gold star to add to their chart. Once they have 10 gold stars, they level up to the next level , the "green" level. When they move to the next level, I give them some sort of prize. The prize is different for each level. Students look forward to earning the prizes. So, in turn, because of this, they are motivated to earn the gold stars first. Please help us replenish our prizes in our classroom so my students have something positive to look forward to!

Mrs. Jaffa Vu
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Bracelets Party,52 Pack Slap Bracelets (26 Design),Yeonha Toys Slap Bands with Colorful Hearts,Emoji,Peace,Animal Prints Toys Party Favors Birthday School Classroom Prize For Kids Boys Girls Adults • Amazon Business $10.48 2 $20.96
OHill Pack of 64 Pack Emoji Pencil Erasers 16 Emoticons Novelty Erasers for Party Favors School Classroom Prizes Rewards • Amazon Business $6.73 3 $20.19
Axe Sickle 30 pcs Non-Toxic Pencil Erasers, Removable Assembly Zoo Animal Erasers for Party Favors, Fun Games Prizes,Kids Puzzle Toys. • Amazon Business $9.99 2 $19.98
Geddes Incentive Pencils, Various Phrases for Kids, Set of 144 (64244) • Amazon Business $17.49 1 $17.49
Super Secret Surprise Sack 36 Fun Fidget Pencil Toppers with 1 • Amazon Business $16.49 1 $16.49
Rhode Island Novelty Foam Glider Assortment Vehicle (Pack of 72) • Amazon Business $8.59 1 $8.59

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