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Mrs. McCall from Willoughby OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Self-Regulation for Stupendous Students

Help me give my students read aloud books to help them develop the skills to be able to recognize and appropriately handle different situations.

  • $438 goal

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My Students

The students I teach come in every day full of energy and ready to learn, in spite of the various challenges and obstacles that they face. They approach each activity and assignment with a genuine curiosity and eagerness to learn. Unfortunately, the many social situations and behavioral expectations that they encounter in the school day can get in the way of their learning if they are not able to appropriately handle those situations.

Every one of them is unique and special, and they make every day in the classroom an exciting experience.

My students come from a wide variety of backgrounds with different home environments, yet they all come to school every single day, ready and excited to learn. Our school is a kindergarten through fifth grade building with special education units. We have over 700 students in our building. We are a Title I school, and our free and reduced-price lunch rate is 40.7%.

My Project

This project contains a variety of books that cover varying behavioral situations that may come about in a classroom. These will be used in our morning meetings to discuss appropriate ways to react and respond to different things in the classroom environment.

The Ohio Department of Education defines social-emotional learning as, "the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships and make responsible decisions."

Social-emotional learning has become increasingly important for today's students, and the state of Ohio (where I teach) has developed learning standards to help ensure students are receiving these important skills. These books will be a stepping stone to this learning in our classroom.

Mrs. McCall
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
You Get What You Get (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
The Recess Queen • Amazon Business $14.32 1 $14.32
Stick and Stone • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
Peanut Butter & Cupcake • Amazon Business $12.90 1 $12.90
The Day the Crayons Came Home • Amazon Business $12.64 1 $12.64
Enemy Pie : (Reading Rainbow Book, Children’s Book about Kindness, Kids Books about Learning) • Amazon Business $11.98 1 $11.98
Puppy Mind • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $11.44 1 $11.44
Dog vs. Cat • Amazon Business $10.98 1 $10.98
That Rule Doesn't Apply to Me! (Responsible Me!) • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker (Little Boost) • Amazon Business $10.46 1 $10.46
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors • Amazon Business $10.29 1 $10.29
Wilma Jean the Worry Machine • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
Clark the Shark • Amazon Business $9.88 1 $9.88
What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
I Just Don't Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way! (Best Me I Can Be) • Amazon Business $9.64 1 $9.64
I Just Want to Do It My Way! My Story about Staying on Task and Asking for Help • Amazon Business $9.48 1 $9.48
My Day Is Ruined!: A Story Teaching Flexible Thinking (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
My Day Is Ruined!: A Story Teaching Flexible Thinking (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $9.30 1 $9.30
What If Everybody Did That? • Amazon Business $9.20 1 $9.20
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice (Communicate With Confidence) • Amazon Business $9.02 1 $9.02
My Mouth Is a Volcano! • AKJ Education $8.96 1 $8.96
The Anti-Test Anxiety Society • Amazon Business $8.60 1 $8.60
The Juice Box Bully: Empowering Kids to Stand Up for Others • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
Soda Pop Head • Amazon Business $8.45 1 $8.45
Bully B.E.A.N.S. • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.30 1 $8.30
Of Course It's a Big Deal (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $7.85 1 $7.85
Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun: Having the Courage To Be Who You Are • Amazon Business $7.67 1 $7.67
Personal Space Camp • Amazon Business $5.08 1 $5.08

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