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Ms. Scott from Long Beach CA is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Transform My Classroom!

I need help bringing better social-emotional learning practices into my classroom.

  • $906 goal

This project expired on June 29, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a very diverse group of third graders who love coming to school everyday. Most of my students mainly come from a federally funded housing project and are faced with many challenges that others are not tasked with.

We work hard to make our classroom a safe, inviting place where everyone can be heard.

Students greet each other in various ways everyday during morning meeting and finish the day on a positive note with a closing circle.

There are many lost opportunities for learning during our day due to "outside" concerns. I need more strategies for building my classroom community, student responsibility and self-reliance.

My Project

I have attended a one day Responsive Classroom training and implemented many aspects of the program and seen some great changes. Everything I have implemented, from Morning Meetings to Brain Breaks have worked really well. I am ready for more!

In the four-day interactive course, I will learn strategies to help me create a safe and joyful learning community where every student thrives—while helping my students develop strong social and academic skills.

Teaching is so much more than academics and learning to address the social emotional needs of my learners will enhance all of our time together. I am looking forward to every minute of this seminar.

Ms. Scott
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Responsive Classroom $729.00

Trip cost

$729.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$769.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$135.87

Total project goal

$905.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$905.81

12 Donors

-$749.00

Donations toward project cost

-$639.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$109.35

match offer

-$153.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$130.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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