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Mrs. Chartrand from Pepperell MA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Using Positive Reinforcement to Help Increase Students Appropriate Classroom Behaviors!

Help me give my students earn rewards such as small toys like puzzles, slime, cars, coloring books, dolls, key-chains, and stickers!

  • $219 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

A Tier-3 Therapeutic Learning Classroom in a public elementary school setting in Central Massachusetts. The Therapeutic Learning Classroom (TLC) helps students K-4 that have social-emotional needs. The students in the classroom all have Individualized Education Plans (IEP) and receive accommodations for academics, social-emotional and behavioral needs. Often times due to the students challenging behaviors it can be difficult for them to access the general education curriculum. Each student within the classroom has a daily incentive plan, each plan allows them to earn points for engaging inappropriate classroom behaviors. It will be beneficial to have a TLC school store that will allow the students in the classroom to earn items that will motivate them to engage in the appropriate classroom behaviors. The items on the list below were chosen by completing individual preference assessments with each student in the classroom. Due to the items on this list being chosen based on the student preference assessments the items will be highly motivating to each student and will increase the student's likely-hood to engage in positive behaviors.

The incentives will help to motivate the students to continue to make appropriate choices and continue to have a positive classroom environment!

My Project

In the TLC classroom, the teacher and staff members focus on reinforcing appropriate classroom behaviors, by providing positive reinforcement to the students throughout the school day utilizing individualized point systems as described above. We as a team want to increase the student's motivation to continue to make good choices throughout the school day, this can be done by allowing the students to earn highly motivating items at the end of each week by trading in their daily earned points. This will in return help to motivate the students to have appropriate classroom behaviors, while simultaneously decreasing the challenging behaviors. While positive behaviors increase the challenging behaviors will decrease which will then allow for the students to have better access to the general education curriculum and continue to make progress learning.

The students are more active learners when they are receiving positive reinforcement and are less likely to engage in challenging behaviors when they are motivated to have access to preferred rewards.

The list has small toys that will be utilized as rewards to help support the TLC school store and increase the motivation of the students to have appropriate classroom behaviors.

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Liberty Imports Cute Lil Baby Doll Collection - Pack of 6 Assorted Mini Infant All Vinyl Dolls - Girls Toys Bulk Gift Bundle Party Favors Supplies (8 Inches Tall) • Amazon Business $23.97 1 $23.97
Smart Novelty Animal Erasers for Kids Party Favors Classroom Rewards and Prizes - Animal Puzzle Eraser Assortment - Bulk Pack of 50 Erasers • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
JOYIN 4 PCs Dinosaur Cars with LED Light & Sound, Monster Truck Playset for Kids Birthday Party and Easter Gifts • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
OHill 24 Pack Emoji Plush Pillows Mini Keychain for Birthday Party, Home Decoration, Classroom Rewards and Party Favor • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Ifavor123 Cupcake Novelty Lip Gloss Lip Balm Set – Assorted Designs for Girls Birthday Party Favors Goodie Bags Prize Giveaway Makeup Fun (12) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Huang Cheng Toys Pack of 10 4'' Mini Doll with Colorful Clothes Costume • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
MasterPieces Animal Planet 4-pack Multipack 100 Piece Puzzles • Amazon Business $10.97 1 $10.97
ChefSlime | 12 Pack | Fluffy & Stretchy Mud Slime Putty - Non Sticky, Stress Relief, Super Soft & Squishy Glitter Sludge Toy for Kids and Adults - Party Favor - Jumbo Pack - 12 Pcs, Multiple Colors • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Sensory Toys - Stretchy Strings (6 Pack Textured) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Set of 6 Unicorn Rainbow Bracelets, Little Girl Animal Bracelets, Teens Kids Unicorn Pendant Beaded Bracelet Girl Party Favor Pretend Play Bracelet • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Dozen Nylon Tie-Dyed Slap Bracelets • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Stickers for Kids 2400+, 48 Sheets, Motorcycle Bicycle, Luggage Decal,Graffiti Patches Multiple Style Incentive Stickers for Teachersxa0- No-Duplicate Sticker Pack • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
100+characters: coloring book for kids • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99

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