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Middle School, Music Teacher

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Ms. Folson from Columbus OH is requesting sports & exercise equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

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Rewards for Reading!

Help me give my students rewards to keep them motivated. Every Friday we test over our leveled books and the students get a reward if they do well on their leveled books.

  • $274 goal

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Celebrate Black Teachers and Students

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 Students

I teach in a low-income, high poverty school. My students are determined 4th graders in a large, urban school district in Ohio. The students face many challenges but work hard in class to achieve. I am impressed daily with their determination and their ability to grow and learn.

My Project

In reading I have 5 different reading groups and each group has their own reading book each week. They work on learning new vocabulary, comprehension and reading with fluency. On Friday we test on our leveled book and vocabulary. The students are excited to test and see their grade. They are ready to test and it builds their confidence as readers because the books are on their level so all students can succeed and feel proud of themselves.

The students get to feel successful at reading and get a prize for their hard work.

This little extra motivates some of the students who need a little extra push. It also is a nice reward for the students who put in effort, work hard and have a desire to succeed. On Friday the students know if they did what they were suppposed to all week they will end up with a reward and be acknowledged in front of the class.

These extra prizes/rewards will offer the students more variety and hopefully keep them motivated to continue to work hard to reach their goals.

Ms. Folson
Grades 3-5

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Favide 22 Pack 0.5mm 6-in-1 Multicolor Ballpoint Pen,6-Color Retractable Ballpoint Pens for Office School Supplies Students Children Gift • Amazon Business $14.98 2 $29.96
Play-Doh Slime 30 Can Pack - Assorted Rainbow Colors for Ages 3 & Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
32 Pack Sensory Fidget Toys Set,Stress Relief Hand Toys for Adults Kids ADHD ADD Anxiety Autism, Perfect for Birthday Party Favors, School Classroom Rewards, Carnival Prizes, Pinata Goodie Bag Fillers • Amazon Business $21.90 1 $21.90
Mini Cube 30 Packs Puzzle Party Toy, Eco-Friendly Material with Vivid Colors, Party Favor School Supplies Puzzle Game Set for Boys and Girls, Ideal Gift for Children (1.18 inch). • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Ring Pop Individually Wrapped Bulk Lollipop Variety Party Pack – 50 Count Lollipop Suckers w/ Assorted Flavors - Fun Candy for Birthdays and Celebrations • Amazon Business $17.45 1 $17.45
40PCS Carnival Prizes for Kids Birthday Party Favors, Prizes Box Toy Assortment Bundle for Classroom Rewards, Pinata Filler, Treasure Box, Goodie Bag Filler, School Supplies for Students • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Pop Bracelet Fidget Toy, 20Pcs Multi-Color Bracelet Popular Wristband Fidget Watch is Suitable for Children and Adults Stress and Anxiety Relief Wristband (20pcs-Adjustable) • Amazon Business $15.85 1 $15.85
Stress Balls for Kids and Adults - Ideal Bulk Pack of 24 2" Stress Smile Balls - Neon Yellow Funny Face Kids Stress Ball - Squishy Balls to Support in Anxiety, Autism, PTSD • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Raymond Geddes Dr Seuss Mini Memo Pad (Pack of 48) • Amazon Business $13.28 1 $13.28
Be Happy! Neon Colored Smile Funny Face Stress Ball - Happy Smile Face Squishies Toys Stress Foam Balls for Soft Play - Bulk Pack of 12 Relaxable 2.5" Stress Relief Smile Squeeze Balls Fun Toys • Amazon Business $12.97 1 $12.97
Kids Laminated Book Markers Optical Bookmarks Reading Bookmarks Creative Colored Bookmarks for Teacher Student Kids Classroom School Office Stationery Supply (100 Pieces) • Amazon Business $10.49 1 $10.49

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