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Mr. Parascandolo from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rewarding My Students in the Classroom

Help me give my students a classroom environment that is fun and rewarding.

  • $855 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are amazing, creative and full of passion. They absolutely love hands-on, active, and engaging activities! They come to school each day ready to learn and try new things.

Students in my class are inquisitive, compassionate, and creative.

They learn best when comfortable and in a comfortable environment. When using flexible seating, they take brave chances in order to grow both personally and academically. They are amazing!

Each child in my classroom absolutely loves learning. In our classroom, we incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are! They are truly an incredible group, and I am so lucky and thankful to have a group of learners that are excited and ready to learn each year!

My Project

These materials will continue to enhance and make up a whole new classroom environment for my students. I want to be out with the old conventional way of teaching and these materials will bring a start to that in my classroom. I want to give my students a rewarding experience, a teaching environment that will be fun for the student. With the games and reward tags, I can provide that for my students. I would also like to get them to know that expressing their emotions is not a bad thing. Along with our new classroom environment and the games, I would be able to start showing them how to express their emotions and how to deal with things when upset.

Mr. Parascandolo
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Large 60 x 40-in Magnetic Dry Erase Board with Pen Tray| Wall-Mounted Aluminum Message Presentation Memo White Board for Office Home and School (60" x 40") • Amazon Business $179.59 1 $179.59
Carson-Dellosa CD-158035 Chairback Buddy Pocket Chart, Blue/Red • Amazon Business $14.79 12 $177.48
REEHUT Zafu Yoga Meditation Cushion, Round Meditation Pillow Filled with Buckwheat, Zippered Organic Cotton Cover, Machine Washable - 4 Colors and 3 Sizes (Grey, 13"x13"x4.5") • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Didax Educational Resources Social Skills Board Games (6 Pack), Multicolor • Amazon Business $34.00 1 $34.00
Wall Calendar - Dry Erase Sticky Whiteboard - 5 Markers & Eraser - Stain-Resistant 24” x 36” White Board Planner for Charting Monthly Meetings, Chores - Reusable Family Office Organization Chart • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Totem the feel good game, Self-Esteem Game for Counseling, Team Building, Family • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Really Good Stuff Mini Behavior Trackers (Set of 12) – 8⅜"H Each – Encourage Students to Monitor Behavior by Moving Slider – Personal Behavior Tracker for Student Desks – Foster Behavior Awareness • Amazon Business $24.61 1 $24.61
SONGMICS Cube Storage Organizer, 6-Cube Closet Storage Shelves, DIY Plastic Closet Cabinet, Modular Bookcase, Storage Shelving for Bedroom, Living room , Office, Black with Rubber Hammer Black ULPC06H • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
Whiteboard Sticker Paper Sheets, Easy Peel and Stick Dry Erase Contact Paper Upgrade 11 Ft Extra Wide, Self Adhesive Wall Paper Roll for Classroom, Planning, Office, Kid Painting, 3 Dry Erase Markers • Amazon Business $22.19 1 $22.19
Mad Dragon: An Anger Control Card Game • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $9.57 2 $19.14
50 Fun Reward Punch Cards for Teachers and Students - Classroom and Homeschool Behavior Management Incentive Cards • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98
Don't Go Bananas - A CBT Game for Kids to Work on Controlling Strong Emotions • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Empowering Questions Cards - 52 Cards for Meditation, Writing, or Any Other empowering Process • Amazon Business $14.90 1 $14.90
Learning Resources Conversation Cubes • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Learning Resources Reading Comprehension Cubes, Phonics Toy, 6 Colored Foam Cubes, Ages 6+ • Amazon Business $12.95 1 $12.95
Desk Name Tags - Pack of 72 Name Plates, Alphabet Design, Assorted Name Tags, Students and Teachers Name Plate, 11.5 x 3.0 inches • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99

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