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Mr. Davis from Atlanta GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Rocking With Academics & Class DoJo

My students need spirit pencils, erasers, wrist bands, rainbow springs, and gel pens as incentive for academic and behavior success.

  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The Tiger School students are academically successful which is reflected in the end of the year test results. These students excel in spite of residing in low income housing. Many people term them as being “at-risk” students who will never excel in life. However, the “Tiger” school belief that all students will excel upon entering and learning in our school setting. Much love is given to these students who care love and academia. When pushed and reminded of their greatness, these students are able to compete with affluent students.

Poverty has never been a hindrance to our student’s ability and willingness to learn.

“Tigers” are dedicated and dire heart students who give greater than 100% to their learning. In the face of poverty, single family households, and drugs infested neighborhoods the parents and students dream a better life. A harsh living situation is the reasoning why both parent and students push themselves daily to learn and grow out of poverty. The school family is interwoven around the students and parents and are supportive of our student’s abilities and interest in being great students.

My Project

Upon receiving grant funding for supplies that includes spirits pencils, erasers, wristbands, rainbow springs, and gel pens my students’ will become inspired learners. These at-risk students will ignite as they will find purpose for their learning and improvement of behavior due to rewards being received. The school academic and behavior reward system includes Class DoJo, which monitors students’ academic and behavior success through teachers’ issued points. Studies show when students receive small rewards for academic/behavior their interest and motivation level increases. Students will feel joyous and motivated to learn and behave because of their new found sense of pride.

The greatest reward of receiving funding includes students’ self-confident, pride and feeling of success triggered by the results of receiving an award for a job well done.

This new found love of improvement in both academics and behavior will result in students overall success in all areas of learning. The school lives of students will improve as less emphasizes will be placed on behavior and students will take on more responsibility for both learning and behavior. The praise that students will receive from teachers will increase students’ incentive to learn and do well. Lastly, the return of investment of having school pride incentive gifts will become more valuable than gold.

Mr. Davis
Grades 3-5
  • Towns Elementary School
  • Atlanta, GA
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
250 Pc Mega Pencil Assortment - Awards & Incentives & Pencils • Amazon Business $34.30 2 $68.60
TecUnite 60 Pieces Flexible Bendy Soft Pencils Colorful Stripe Pencil with Eraser • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97
Bracelets - 48 Assorted Neon Colored Wristbands - Multi Colored Elastic Rubber Monkey Headed Bracelets - Ideal For - Holidays - Rewards - Prizes - Teachers - Camps... And So Much More! • Amazon Business $8.99 5 $44.95
GelPenz 75-Count Gel Pens in Folding Vinyl Case for Adult Coloring Books, 75 Unique Colors • Amazon Business $10.49 4 $41.96
Glow Sticks 100 8" Light-up Glowstick Bracelets • Amazon Business $8.24 5 $41.20
Special Supplies RR-12-19-1 Spiky Sensory Finger Acupressure Ring Set (Pack Of 10) By : Cool Hand Fidget Toy For Kids Teens & Adults-Silent Stress Reducer & Massager-Helps With Focus ADHD & Autism • Amazon Business $8.89 4 $35.56
50 Assorted Mini Rainbow Spring Slinky Toy - Great for Birthday Party Favors • Amazon Business $14.95 2 $29.90
Fun Central BC 557 Rainbow Mini Magic Springs, Rainbow Slinky, Magic Springs, Rainbow Spring, Spring Toys, Magic Spring Bulk, Magic Spring Assortment - Assorted, 50 pc • Amazon Business $11.29 2 $22.58
Blogger 50 Pairs Mix Color Bam Bam Thunder Cheer Sticks/blow Bar/cheering Stick/stuffed Club/cheer Refueling Bar/la-la-la/inflatable Noisemakers Stick by BlogToy • Amazon Business $19.89 1 $19.89
Fun Express Neon Color Plastic Gangster Hats - 12 Piece Pack • Amazon Business $9.94 2 $19.88
Adorox 12pc Water Bomb Splash Balls - Pool/Beach Games Fun Activities (Assorted ) • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97

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