I teach in a low-income district in Phoenix, Arizona. My students are passionate, positive, and always pushing their limits! I am very proud to be their teacher! I look forward to each day I spend with them.
We are big on character education in the classroom; from using the "Bucket Filling" teachings to community service on campus, I believe my students are capable of anything they set their minds to.
Growth is important in the classroom and my students are always setting personal goals to become their best selves.
The more I learn, the better teacher I can be for my incredible virtual ducklings! These materials will allow for me to grow, learn, and be the best teacher that I can be. I am so excited for my students to be able to grow because I am growing from literature with true stories from educators. I am dedicated to creating better instruction and learning techniques to strengthen my practice as a teacher. As I use these books, I can learn strategies to strengthen my relationships with students and parents. I look forward to reading stories from educators that I can relate to and be inspired by. I am an avid reader and set the tone in my classroom that literacy is our biggest goal. I am proud to be a teacher that reads often and I am seeking materials to help me grow.
I am excited to delve into new literature and bring back my reflections to the virtual community; I will apply new learning to my community.
I believe that teachers can always learn something new, whether you are a brand new teacher or are a veteran. I am happy to work hard to give them a teacher that promotes personal growth and can find the good during this unique time in teaching.
DonorsChoose is the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.
As a teacher-founded nonprofit, we're trusted by thousands of teachers and supporters across the country. This classroom request for funding was created by Ms. Brinkman and reviewed by the DonorsChoose team.
DonorsChoose makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Public school teachers from every corner of America create classroom project requests, and you can give any amount to the project that inspires you.
Browse bundles of books that prominently feature Black, Arab, Asian, Indigenous, Latinx, and Pacific Islander characters, and the LGBTQ+ community. With each ColorPop book bundle purchased, $5 is donated to our Book Donation Fund, which brings identity-affirming books directly into public school classrooms.