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Ms. Alejandre-Lara from Fall River MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Progress Binders

My students need binders to keep their materials & progress trackers organized in a neat and efficient manner .

  • $201 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come together in our classroom from a variety cities and countries. We have the great fortune of having an extended learning day to not only increase time on academics, but also on emotional growth and development through morning and closing meetings.

My scholars eagerly engage with academic content and each other, while also learning a variety of skills to navigate through life and relationships.

My goal is to empower my students with skills that are important inside and outside of the classroom. With the right tools, content, and support, they can achieve anything!

My Project

As a first year-teacher, I learned innumerable lessons last year. Two of my biggest takeaways are students need routines and need to be taught organizational strategies and keeping track of and having visual representations of progress and goals is paramount to motivation.

Though seemingly simple binders, they'll help my students get invested in their progress and stay organized.

Not only will these boost my students' sense of ownership and pride, but it should also streamline the process of finding materials and tracking goals on a regular basis.

My scholars, the majority of which are very artistic, will be able to personalize their binder covers, update and keep track of their goals and cores, and also hold onto / display pieces of work they're especially proud of. My hope is that they'll be able to see their progress qualitatively, visually, and also qualitatively as the year goes on.

Ms. Alejandre-Lara
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wilson Jones 1 Inch 3 Ring Binder, Basic Round Ring View Binder, Black, 12 Pack (W362-14BPK) • Amazon Business $27.63 5 $138.15

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