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Ms. Jackson from Stuttgart AR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Savannah's Savings Jar Teaches Us About Financial Literacy!

Help me give my students the books they need to learn all about financial literacy.

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."-Dr. Seuss

My students are a group of nine and ten-year-old students who are excited about learning new things and facing new challenges.

Although we are a small district, we have a wonderful school made up of students, parents, teachers and administrators who believe in working together to increase student achievement. We are part of a small district in Arkansas and one hundred percent of our students qualify for free or reduced-price meals.

My Project

My students need a variety of books to build their financial literacy skills. Some of the topics addressed in the books selected are: saving, savings goals, interest, borrowing, and opportunity cost. These books will also allow us to spend time on many standards, including money. Money is a difficult concept for some of my students, and I believe these books will allow each of my students to gain meaningful experiences that can strengthen their current skills. Additionally, by using the books, I predict that my students will be able to work together to strengthen their economic skills through research.

Donating to this project can help me tighten the gaps that some students face.

Funding this project will allow my students to be more actively engaged in Economic lessons. Additionally, my students' lives will be changed for the better by their ability to read, research, and participate in lessons that will build better decision making skills in the real world.

Ms. Jackson
Grades 3-5
More than half of 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
According to Humphrey the Hamster Series Collection 12 Books Set • Amazon Business $82.95 1 $82.95
Women in STEM: Women Who Changed Science and the World Pioneers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
How to Code a Rollercoaster • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Infinity and Me (Carolrhoda Picture Books) • Amazon Business $17.78 1 $17.78
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) • Amazon Business $17.09 1 $17.09
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $16.19 1 $16.19
Savannah's Savings Jar • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
Saving Fable (Talespinners) • Amazon Business $15.29 1 $15.29
The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath (Amazing Scientists) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
The Boy Who Loved Math: The Improbable Life of Paul Erdos • Amazon Business $14.65 1 $14.65
Raising Worry-Free Girls: Helping Your Daughter Feel Braver, Stronger, and Smarter in an Anxious World • Amazon Business $14.39 1 $14.39
Beverly, Right Here (Raymie Nightingale) • Amazon Business $11.89 1 $11.89
I'm Trying to Love Math • Amazon Business $11.78 1 $11.78
How to Code a Sandcastle • Amazon Business $11.19 1 $11.19
Snowmen at Halloween • Amazon Business $10.99 1 $10.99
A Little SPOT of Sadness: A Story About Empathy And Compassion • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
A Little Peaceful SPOT: A Story About Mindfulness • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Project Middle School (Alyssa Milano's Hope #1) (1) • Amazon Business $10.59 1 $10.59
Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
I Broke My Trunk! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $9.54 1 $9.54
Stargazing • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39
The Thank You Book (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.76 1 $8.76
There is a Bird on Your Head! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
Raymie Nightingale • Amazon Business $7.19 1 $7.19
Elephants Cannot Dance! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
We Are in a Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Waiting Is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Let's Go for a Drive! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $5.00 1 $5.00
Life According to Og the Frog • Amazon Business $4.68 1 $4.68

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