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Mrs. Motta from Providence RI is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Supporting Newly-Arrived Immigrant And Refugee Students in Middle School

I need the registration fee for this professional development project so that I may attend it after school is out for the summer in Providence to development my personal growth goals.

  • $394 goal

This project expired on May 27, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing since they come from places all around the globe. They have arrived in my classroom with a thirst and hunger for knowledge and to learn to speak English so that they can be successful in their new country, which they hope will offer them many new opportunities. Yet, they also come with many challenges and life experiences that are difficult to leave behind. While they bring a vast amount of life knowledge, they come with many varied levels of formal schooling, if any at all, in some cases. Yet, they amaze me every day as they take risks with language and learning, making new friends, and experiencing all that an urban middle school has to offer them. While they offer me daily challenges, they also bring me hope for the future of a world that honors diversity, resilience and peace.

My Project

Since many of my students have experienced trauma before arriving in my classroom, and many others are currently separated from close family members, they often are experiencing difficulty with adjusting to their new school, their new living arrangements, and their new lives in general. My goal in attending this professional development session is to acquire additional tools and skills to support my students with their social/emotional needs so that they can cope with the difficulties they are experiencing and continue to learn and grow in their academics to be successful at school.

Since our social workers, school counselors and psychologists are in short supply in our urban middle schools in my district, the classroom teacher must often take on these additional roles, and I would like to be better prepared and resourced to serve my students and meet their needs so that their they feel comfortable enough to share when they need support, so that they can thrive and not have to worry about the emotional baggage that may be weighing them down when they are with me.

I want to have the tools to help them having coping mechanisms, and I want to have the skills to better recognize the signs that they may be showing when they need more advanced help.

Mrs. Motta
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Trip package Building Resilient Classrooms with Social Emotional Awareness (Registration Fees Only) $300.00

Trip cost

$300.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.03

Total project goal

$393.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.53

2 Donors

-$132.00

Donations toward project cost

-$112.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.80

match offer

-$261.53

Match offer toward project cost

-$222.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.23

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$0.00

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