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Teachers at Seligman Elementary School have taken full advantage of the Donors Choose  grant. Donors Choose is an organization that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Public school teachers from all over the country create classroom project requests and donors can give any amount of money to a project that inspires them.

Mrs. Cossey’s project focused on her 2nd graders’ need for literacy games to help flex their learning and build literacy skills in a fun way. Due to her $594 grant, she will be receiving a new wobble chair, several reading games, markers, and dry erase boards.

Ms. Lawson’s project focused on math. She wants to give her students the basic skills they need to solve problems, think critically, and interact with their peers. She was awarded a $587 grant. Her 3rd graders will be receiving math games, a real-working,cash register, regrouping manipulatives, and Power Pen Math Quiz cards and pen.

Ms. Martin wants to encourage participation, investigation and collaboration in her kindergarten classroom using a hands-on approach. She received a $584 grant. Her kindergarten class will be receiving number boards, Colors and Shapes Activity Mats, a hopscotch carpet, posters, and a telling time teaching clock. Since this is Mrs. In Araujo's first year at our school, she requested $597 to add to her classroom materials for reading centers, math centers and a STEM area. She will be receiving a Code & Go Robot Mouse STEM activity set, dominos, word family practice cards and dice, reading games, alphabet stamps, teddy counters, ink pads, pattern block cards, and magnetic letters.

Mrs. Robison’s project focused on the social-emotional needs of our students. She received $724 to create a space for middle school students to socialize before school and at lunch. Our middle school students will be receiving 5 wobble chairs, giant coloring posters, Great States Geography game, Elenco Snap Circuits project maker, Lego Gear Bots STEM activity, a toss across game, animal trivia game, 3D puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, chess, and other games.

Congratulations to these teachers for their successful attempts in requesting grant money. The real winners are Seligman’s students who will benefit from all of these additions to our classrooms.