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Ms. Brinkman from Phoenix AZ is requesting professional development through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Professional development

Veteran Teacher Hungry for Learning!

I need professional books to help me learn how to best meet the needs of my diverse learners!

  • $236 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

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.

My Project

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.

Ms. Brinkman
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 25 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
What If We Taught the Way Children Learn?: More Straight Talk About Bettering Education and Children′s Lives • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
The Morning Meeting Book • Amazon Business $22.80 1 $22.80
Teaching When the World Is on Fire • Amazon Business $22.60 1 $22.60
Teach Me, Teacher: Life Lessons That Taught Me How to Be a Better Teacher • Amazon Business $19.12 1 $19.12
Love, Teach: Real Stories and Honest Advice to Keep Teachers from Crying Under Their Desks • Amazon Business $18.69 1 $18.69
The Importance of Being Little: What Young Children Really Need from Grownups • Amazon Business $16.50 1 $16.50
Lighting Their Fires: How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids in a Mixed-up, Muddled-up, Shook-up World (Esquith, Rafe (Non-Fiction)) • Amazon Business $16.00 1 $16.00
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales: 101 Inspirational Stories from Great Teachers and Appreciative Students • Amazon Business $15.59 1 $15.59

Materials cost

$156.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$199.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.25

Total project goal

$235.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$235.01

3 Donors

-$118.00

Donations toward project cost

-$100.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.70

match offer

-$117.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$99.46

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.55

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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