You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

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

Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

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

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Brinkman is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

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


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Support a teacher
near you!

Explore a map with requests from teachers across the country.

View map of requests

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Phoenix","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3011515],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"hideTeacherDetails":false,"schoolState":"AZ","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":5353435,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":9,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Brinkman","isEquityFocus":false,"authorIds":{"3011515":{"owner":"Ms. Brinkman","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[5353435],"proposalHash":"-1682295444","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20613211,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":314,"proposalURL":"project/lets-bee-helpful/7959616/","proposalTitle":"Let's Bee Helpful!","proposalId":7959616},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":3011515,"schoolCounty":"Maricopa","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"AZ","name":"Arizona"}}