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Ms. Johnson from Chicago IL is requesting classroom basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Young Entrepreneurs in the Making!

Help me give my students the chance to walk in the shoes of an entrepreneur as they strive to learn ways to build financial wealth!

  • $453 goal

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Celebrating Black History Month

This project is part of the Black History Month celebration because it supports a Black teacher or a school where the majority of the students are Black.

My Students

I teach middle school low-income students that are looking for new avenues for learning. My students are eager to challenge their minds and their thinking on topics that interest them most. Often times they engage in academic activities due to compliance's sake; however, my students often voice their interest in engaging activities they can directly relate with. This is the reason I am looking to incorporate resources that will further expose them to in-the-now situations they can directly connect with.

My students have a hard time building educational resources of their own in their homes due to a lack of financial stability.

Their main source of rich learning resources is usually what I can offer, which can sometimes be pretty limited. On one occasion I had an eighth-grade student bring in a garbage bag full of books he had gradually taken from our classroom library over the school year. Although impressed, I felt a bit heartbroken that he had not had the rich text to be able to keep in his household.

I believe the sky is the limit for my children as long as they are provided the necessary resources to push them forward!

My Project

Hi Donors! Help me plant a seed of building financial wealth within the minds of my young scholars. As we begin our road to developing small businesses amongst our 8th graders we are looking for ideas that will pique their interest. That is why we are asking donors to assist us with purchasing the Slendor Heat Press along with necessary accessories to jump-start their business ideas.

The Slendor Heat Press will give my students the opportunity to develop their own unique brands that they will be able to market to their targeted audiences.

With this seed, we will be able to open doors to access new ways to build financial wealth that will pique the interest of my scholars. Help us get a jump start toward learning the ways of the economy.

Ms. Johnson
Grades 6-8

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RoyalPress 5 in 1 Heat Press 12" x 15" Color LED 360-degree Rotation Professional Sublimation Heat Transfer Multifunction Combo Heat Press Machine Hat/Mug/Plate/Cap/T-Shirt Black (12"x15" 5 in 1) • Amazon Business $258.99 1 $258.99
11 Pieces Craft Weeding Tools Set, Dorhui Craft Vinyl Tools with A4 Adjustable LED Light Pad Makes Brighter for Weeding Vinyl, Silhouettes, Cameos, Lettering • Amazon Business $19.59 2 $39.18
Permanent Adhesive Backed Vinyl Sheets by EZ Craft USA - 12" x 12" - 40 Sheets Assorted Colors Works with Cricut and Other Cutters • Amazon Business $26.38 1 $26.38
Clear Vinyl Transfer Paper Tape Roll 6" x 50 Feet Clear w/Red Alignment Grid - Application Transfer Tape Perfect for Self Adhesive Vinyl for Signs Stickers Decals Walls Doors & Windows • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
selizo 10 Pack Teflon Sheet for Heat Press Transfer Sheet Non Stick 12''x16'' Heat Press Transfer Paper Heat Resistant Craft Mat • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

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