Thank you all who participated in the Teacher Appreciation giveaway. We would also like to thank our sponsors FreshGrade, S&S Worldwide, and the Sellers of Educents who helped us give teachers funding for their dream classrooms. The 7 participants with the most votes will win a combined $10,000 in Educents products. We're in the process of validating our top winners who will be announced next week. Read terms and conditions here.
Add up to $5,000 in products for your dream classroom to your Educents wishlist.
Click “Enter to Win” on your wishlist page and create your voting profile.
Share with your friends, family and community and ask them to vote for you every day until May 6, 2016.
This is my 3rd year teaching kindergarten and over the summer I will be changing classrooms, from kindergarten to Special Education. I am entering this contest to help create a wonderful classroom for my new students next Fall.
My name is Joi and I'm a Kinder teacher at a Title 1 school in Texas! These materials will truly help my students by engaging them and keeping the learning fun! Also, this will not cost you a dime! Please vote for us and help to make a difference in my little Kinder lives!
We are going into our 4th year of homeschooling. So, in the fall we'll have an 8th, 6th, 4th, & 1st grader. That means 4 different grade levels, personalities, & learning styles. The kids really love math & science and really anything that involves STEM. It would be great to win our wish list to set up our classroom with more STEM curriculum!
I have taught for 28 years and plan on 10 more! Nothing is more rewarding than watching a child learn something new or them being comfortable enough to start calling you "Mommy" without even realizing it. My school is a low income school. My kindergarten students have often never attended preK or daycare. Readiness skills often need to be learned before the K curriculum can even be started.
I work at a great high needs school that doesn't have the funding that we need for the courses that I teach. I want to give my students the best experience I can and this funding could help me do that. Vote for my students to have the best education they can! :)
HELP ME WIN... my Dream Childcare & PreSchool Classroom! SHARE this post! The biggest cost a teacher incurs is the teaching resources for their classroom. We rely on family, friends and co-teachers much of the time. We are always on the lookout for sales, discounts etc. We spending a majority of our time thinking of the children we teach. Help me win this awesome gift.
Hi! I am a teacher at a Hutterite Colony where I teach everything from Jr. Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. I have 11 great students who are also English Language Learners. Money is very tight to fund all that is needed to fulfill the best education I can provide. Anything I can win for my students will surely benefit us with a positive outlook toward education. Thank you for voting for US!
I am a Resource Teacher that works with students with special needs. Many of the items on my wishlist are hands on or sensory items that can help my students be engaged in learning. I feel they would all greatly benefit from all of the products. I thank you in advance for voting for our wishlist and being a supporter of my students' education!
Please vote for me. I am in need of material for my RTI class room.. I teach/tutor kids that are below grade level in math and reading. Please help me close the gap and get these kids back on grade level. Thanks in advance. Tracy Y Butler.
I am trying to change the "seating" in my classroom! I am going to ALTERNATIVE seating! I would love to have a STANDING area where kids could stand at a TALL TABLE to do their work. My "WISH LIST" includes pillows, benches with soft pillow tops, and a rug for ALL of us to sit on! Stability balls and Wobble Chairs are next!
I WOULD LOVE TO SHARE THIS WITH MY STUDENTS!
I am a resource teacher. I work very hard for my students around the clock. I believe that my students have inside them what it takes to succeed and that it is my duty to help them achieve it. I am there for them at all times to help bring out the best version of themselves that can possibly exist. I have limited resources and and can always use something new to help them achieve.
I don't think there has been a better day to date than when I accepted my first position as a First Grade Teacher at Binks Forest Elementary. Voting for me is voting for my students. The students who strive each daily to reach their highest potential, the students that know that a good mix of a good education, kindness, and a sense of humor can take you very far.
To be honest, I would be happy if I could get enough votes for $500 just to provide for my homeschool classroom. I would simply love nothing more than to be able to afford multisensory lessons and items to assist me with bringing forth my child's full potential. So, I state kindly, to please vote for me.
I am in my 7th year of teaching at a low-wealth school. Most of the children are from 1 parent homes. These children needs so many different thing which I can not afford for them. I have only 1 i-pad in my class, I use this to do testing on. I have plugs in my room that are 2 prong. I need more 3- prong plugs to all the electrical equipment. Any help would me greatly appreciated
I would love to win my wish list. I'm a home school mom who is always looking for ways to help keep my childrens interest in learning. I have one child who is a Kinesthetic learner so everything has to visual, audio and hands on learning. This would help me for many years to come.
It is exciting to see students who were reluctant even thinking about the dissections in Biology now wanting to have a career in a related field because they were given the opportunity to study in such a hands-on way.
I'd like to have resources for students to enhance their study and delve deeper into fields they enjoy. Because we have a library for our co-op, we store and reuse the materials.
Every child has a story in my class, and it is my wish to create the classroom of their dreams. I would like my children not only to feel safe and loved, but enriched in their 'second home'! There's nothing more delightful than to see their faces light up when they are learning in a fun way. Please support me, so I could make my kids' dream come true!
We homeschool and I have four kids from teenager to toddler. With my wishlist I could be set till the last one is done and ready for real world. The school system failed us with my youngest son who is a little special needs. I have found my kids strengths and weaknesses since we started. Thanks for your vote.
I love going to work every day. I guide my students to explore and experience the wonders and excitement of math. I look forward to that moment each day when the students' eyes light up with recognition and excitement Every vote is a chance to turn will light the love of learning in yet another child's heart and mind. Thank you!
I'm working as a behavior therapist and a teacher to kids with developmental delays, ASD and ADHD and I believe that toys, when used in an interactive, positive and fun way, are among the best tools in helping all children grow intellectually, socially and emotionally. SO please help me help these extraordinary students to become the empowered individuals they're ought to be by sending a vote. :)
I need votes to win lots of cool stuff for my classroom. My students are all at risk but are also at a school that is challenging them academically to break the poverty cycle in their lives. Please help me help them by voting for my wishlist. You can vote every day from now through May 6.
I've had the pleasure of teaching for 16 years. Through those years, I have witnessed many changes in the educational system. To keep up with changes and continue engaging my students, I would love to provide them with the tools to nourish their creative side and be successful in the real world. It would be awesome for my class to win, therefore, your VOTE will be greatly appreciated.
I love teaching young minds and planting the seeds of love for learning. Not only is the teacher important but what we offer our children. A great classroom could really feed their interest in learning.
The Little Light House is the school who greatly needing this blessing from God. Our school is located in Jackson Mississippi. We are a special needs Christian School who does not receive Federal Funding. The school is tuition free for the families. We are ran strictly by fundraising and private donations.
I am a first year middle school teacher at a very low income school in Oklahoma. I am putting my heart and soul into my students! As a result, I've been spending much of my paycheck on my students.
Please vote for me and help me give these students the education they deserve despite all the crazy budget cuts we are experiencing!
I work in a school who has a wonderful and very deserving group of children. Coupled with the children we have a tireless administration and faculty and staff who go over and above to get the money to fund the needs of the school. We are moving toward a technological society and we are using antiquated equipment that
does not allow the students to reach their optimal potential.
As you can imagine, funding in the low socioeconomic areas are limited. This is no different in the area that I teach. Many times my husband and I purchase the items needed to enhance my students learning experiences. There are some items including technology that I would love to have for my classroom that I just cannot purchase. For this reason, please vote for me!
Hi, my name is Tim and I'm an online ESL (English as a Second Language ) teacher. The majority of my students are from Taiwan and Russia. I will be moving to China this Fall to teacher English there and winning this contest will help me buy items for my students in rural China. Thanks!
I work as a teaching assistant at East Syracuse Minoa high school. Our district has an amazing opportunity for some of our students. Four of the autistic students type through an iPad to use their voice. Being an assistive typer (one of five) at the high school is an amazing experience. The use of the iPad to express their true thoughts is remarkable. Thank you for this amazing opportunity.
Hello....We are very excited to begin our Homeschool journey together! This will be our first year so we literally are beginning with nothing. If we win, this will really help us on the right path! We would be so grateful to receive these amazing products! Thank you for even taking the time to read our message and considering us to vote for!
Next year I am moving to being a Science/STEM teacher for 4th grade. We are trying to invoke creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. By having all of the resources necessary I think we can bring those aspects to life. I thank you in advance for your vote.
Hello Friends and Family,
I am a Pre-K teacher in Fayetteville, NC. I have a wonderful class full of four and five year olds that are eager to learn! I want the very best for my students. Please vote and help me win lots of goodies for the students in my class! Hurry and vote!
I am a retired Special Education teacher who dreamed of constructing a Preschool/Daycare environment to identify children's needs prior to Ktg, Meeting those needs requires accessing numerous resources to support the acquisition of skills needed to be successful in school. With your help and support, I hope to fulfill my mission to "build a solid foundation for a child's future."
I'm a single, homeschooling mom to two fabulous girls, with very different needs. One has severe cognitive, speech and language delays due to Down Syndrome, one has some tough sensory issues. It would be amazing to have everything funded for our learning for the next few years. Thank you for voting!
I am a teacher in upstate New York. I currently teach 4th grade (this is my first year in fourth grade!). I have many great ideas that I would love to have in my classroom in order for students to be comfortable while working.
Please take a moment to help us win some great curriculum that could help my boy. Being a single mom with a rare neuromuscular disease and IV Infusions this contest could be a huge blessing. Homeschooling is the best option for my son who has Aspergers. Please consider stopping by once daily to help us each vote increases our chances of winning.
Your Vote Matters - Support A Home Schooling Mama on an adventure with my two healthy little ones. Learning as we go and loving life. I believe in raising good humans and that life should be lived to the fullest. I'm excited to take my kids education to the next level this year and am in LOVE with the amazing amount of tools and resources available for all types of learning styles.
This is my first year homeschooling and I want to do everything that I can to encourage learning and a love of learning! Many of those wonderful things take money money money, and this would be an amazing way to set us up for the next few years of homeschooling!
I am a teacher who loves to make learning fun with movement! Please help me fund my movement classroom/gym to excite and educate my wonderful children. I also do STEM Street activities for after school programs. And I have added items for my special needs children. I would love your vote! Thank You, Cindy Mae
My special needs would so benefit from these items. Their levels and needs are so diverse that I is difficult to get the materials necessary for them to really achieve and succeed. Please help me to help them?
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I am an art teacher, mother of 2 and wife. I spend so much money every year for my art room. It is expensive, but necessary...don't tell my husband! I have worked was an art teacher and gifted teacher for the past 10 years. I love my job!!! PLEASE help me to win money for my classroom!!!
Hi Everyone! I hope you take a moment to consider voting for me. Why? I have four young boys that I am homeschooling. Winning this contest would help bring so many amazing tools to our homeschool life. Thank you for considering us!!
I love teaching Pre-Kindergarten, but it can get very expensive! Teaching children how to care for things takes a toll on the classroom items. The money would be spent on books, learning toys, and classroom supplies that help the students have fun while learning. Thank you for your vote!
I teach 2nd grade in Japan, so I am always thinking of ways to help my students learn more English. My students really enjoy science, so most of my wish list is science based. I am also a mom to two young boys. If I won my wish list I would be able to bless my students and my boys with fun and engaging resources to fuel their love of science.
Thank you for looking, please vote for me!
Our third grade classroom is in the highest poverty county in southeast Kansas. Due to high-stakes testing, our focus has been extensively on reading and math, but our students are missing out on science and real-world applications! We want to transform our classrooms into STEM-based, literacy-integrated classrooms. Please help us get supplies so our kids can be true 21st Century learners!
As we all know, teachers have limited resources. Help a teacher to get effective resources that will help create a more positive learning environment. The kids would love to have these wonderful items in the classroom to help them have a complete, well-rounded education.
We are just finishing our first year of homeschooling and it was the best decision we ever made for our son. He struggled in school with learning disabilities, anxiety and just falling though the cracks. Now I can teach him in the ways that he learns best - with a hands-on approach. It has been amazing to see how far he has come in the first year and we look forward to the future!
As a special needs teacher my students that are in need of a variety of educational tools to meet unique needs. As a I teacher at a rural school in SW Oklahoma..grades 7-12th grades. Budget cuts are everywhere! I have over 25 special needs and work hard to help each achieve successes. TEACHERS good luck & happy voting all~Please share and invite others to vote.
Teaching children with Autism has been such a rewarding career. The students have taught me how to view each child as an individual and not just a student. I continue to grow as an educator and a person each day. Remember: Autism is different NOT less!
My husband and I are working to set up a school for our kids, and our friends kids, so they can learn in a setting like we did, with more hands on education and less standardized tests (as few as possible!)
Please help me win this amazing opportunity to bring fun, adventure, and excitement into my classroom. From creating a school green house project, to providing access to digital readers, there are tons of opportunities for my students to cooperatively grow as a a learning community. Please vote once every day to help my class win. And please share with friends to help our votes grow. Thanks!
I have been teaching live online science and math classes to middle and high school homeschool and school students for five years and I absolutely LOVE it! I am looking to get a much-needed new computer to keep up with the changing technology and to purchase software to improve my live classes and curriculum for my online students. I'd be much obliged for the assistance and so would my students!
I have worked hard to give my children ages 5-13 the best schooling experience I can, unfortunately I can not afford all the fabulous things I wish I could. we use the basic's and improvise the rest. this would be a blessing of unmeasurable proportions.
Just help me make my students' learning lively and adventurous. They need it and our school can't afford any teaching resources. I keep preparing my own, but I have limited time and abilities. We want to learn and be happy :-) !!!
Seven teachers with the most votes will win a combined $10,000 in funding for their dream classrooms. Please help me be ONE of those seven. All you have to do is click the link to vote. Think of the difference you can make in the lives of my students with lots of activities to help close gaps and turn struggling learners in to MASTER learners! Thank you in advance for taking the time to vote!
I am a homeschool mom of 4. My kids are 10,9,7 and 6. They are a lot of fun and a handful. We homeschool from a travel trailer as we work to correct our credit and buy our first home. We love the adventure and are having fun while we are on this adventure. I want new curriculum to build more options into their curriculum. Next year we will be learning between grades 1=6.
We are a homeschooling family with baby #8 due in May. My husband and I are both former Marines and he is currently serving in the National Guard. We homeschool because we believe that kids learn best through play and exploration. We would love your help in winning us some great supplies for our squad of little learners!
We are a close homeschooling family who lives in Gaspe trying to build our own self sustaining home and garden with no help. We are adding a classroom to our home this year and this would really help to add to the room . It would be wonderful to have so many new items to add to a new room.
Hello everyone! I teach America's youngest (and some of the most vulnerable) in the federal Head Start program. I pride myself on a desire to create educational, fun, hands-on environments that makes learning valuable even to the youngest minds towards a lifelong journey.
I love when my students have time to explore and learn through play, but I don't have much to help inspire them. Winning my wish list would allow me a chance to further share my love of learning with my kinder kiddos!
These items will help me as I work with my Resource students. Our funding is limited and these are great resources that my students would love to use. I would love to use these resources with my students. Thank you for your help and support.
I am the Educational Technology Coordinator at my school and love watching the students and teachers learn and do with technology. I am always looking for new challenges and ways to incorporate technology.
I am a 6th grade teacher, who has taught grades K-11 and understand the importance of a 21st century classroom. Our students are depending on us, as teachers, to send them into the world prepared for the jobs are awaiting them. Including STEAM, Science, Technology, Art, and Math is the most beneficial skills our students require for high school, college, and the work place.
I know that my students would love to have new books to read that will encourage their love for reading. Science Kits that will foster their natural curiosity. I want to inspire my students to take chances and not be afraid to fail; that we learn from our mistakes. Many of the items on my wishlist will support my students' growth and love for learning.
Please vote for my classroom!!!! These beautiful children would love to be spoiled with your generosity! By voting for us, you are helping to provide children with authentic experiences, creative way to express themselves, and hands-on tools for learning!
I am a homeschool momma to 4 amazing boys. Three of them that I have the privilege to teach each day! Life is busy, exciting, challenging and I wouldn't change this experience for anything! Each of our boys learns in his own unique way. One thing I have noticed is that learning resources are expensive, this would give our boys education a huge boost in the years to come. :)
These little people are the reason that school has been an amazing journey.
While not every day starts with smiles, we enjoy learning in an atmosphere that builds on our strengths and strengthens our weaknesses.
We have lots of learning before us with our journey in homeschooling just starting.
Help us provide these (and any additional) kiddos with environment filled with what they need!
Thank you for viewing our wish list. We are preparing a preschool program for children with Autism, behavioral needs and disabilities, as well as low income families. Winning these items would support our program stocking the classroom and being able to reduce the cost to our families.
I'm a 2014 Teach For America corps member teaching 2nd grade at a charter school in SE Washington, DC. Next year, I'll continue to teach as a TFA alum. The majority of the items on my wish list are those that my students may not have access to. Looking forward to another great school year with my civic leaders as they make academic & social-emotional growth! Your vote is greatly appreciated :)
What a wonderful gift this would be for any teacher!!
I know what an absolute blessing this would be to me as a homeschool mom of four! Even though my dining room is my classroom, I know I could have my curriculum inventory furnished nicely :) Thank you!!
I work at a primary school in Rural NSW and have started trying to get a maker space up and running for all students from K - 6. There is so much out there but unfortunately most is out of our reach due to budget constraints! Please help me to help our kids!
Our school Lady of Grace Preschool is a community-serving institution, one of the few in the area that combines a strong Christian foundation with high-caliber academics. We count on our community for support; we are not a state-funded institution. We would be delighted to earn the support of others to continue to expand our academic offerings for many years to come.
I have been home teaching my children for five years now. Currently I have a son and one daughter at home. My son if a very challenging learner which requires me to have more hands on and visual teaching tools. I would love to continue on home teaching my children. To have the resources to do so would be awesome!!!
I am Visual Arts Educator in NY. We are a high needs district. Unfortunately due to yearly tight budgets it can be difficult to supply my scholars with the necessary tools to complete various projects. My students have amazing talent that can be overlooked because we do not have the tools or materials needed.
I am a teacher in a county thst is 80 percent African-American ,10 percent Hispanic, and 10 percent Caucasian. Many of the students are from low income families where basic needs such as school supplies, snacks, and books for enjoyment are a neccessity. I would appreciate your vote to help my students feel motivated and confident about themselves and a love for school.
My classroom is an Early Childhood Special Education room with students ages 3-5 years old. I am trying to update materials in my new building. The school is a high poverty public elementary school. I would greatly appreciate any votes as winning these materials would be so helpful and the kids would love them!!
More and more children are coming to school with sensory and learning needs and I would love to update my special education tool kit. Education and students are always changing and for me to keep up and better serve my students I need fresh educational tools, activities, and ideas. This wish list would help me so much to continue helping my students make huge progress during the school year.
We're a title 1 school in Daytona Beach and my kids are so talented. Next year we join STEM, for arts to become STEAM. My kids are amazing and deserve the same chance as other schools with money. PLEASE HELP MY BABIES REACH THEIR GOALS.
A busy, active and buzzing classroom is a must for students! They deserve the best resources and latest technology to help develop their skills and strengths. I hope you'll help us by voting! Thank you!!!! Mrs C's Stars :)
I have three homeschoolers ranging from preschool to 2nd grade. We are constantly looking for more hands-on, interactive ways to learn new things.
This would provide us with some of the resources to give our girls a great start!
I am a home school mama on a very tight budget. Since my husband had a stroke in June of last year everything as been very tight. My kids do attend a virtual school called connections academy. But on the side to help them I do my own homeschooling. There is still alot I need to make my homeschooling room a dream come true.
I would love your vote to help me win my dream classroom! I would love to add more technology to my classroom. I would also love to add more tools to my literacy centers to be able to further build the students reading skills as well as their comprehension. The possibilities would be endless and it would greatly help influence my students love of learning!
One wish...an amazing classroom fit for a Pre-K King and Queen. Please take a moment to vote for my classroom. It won't cost you a dime but would mean the world to us. Winning this grant would allow us to have the sensory classroom perfect for children with disabilities.
My name is Glenda Cates and I entered this contest to win some new Homeschooling items for my son. Charlie is 8 and was in public school until Oct of last year. When we had to remove him as he was being Bullied. And tried to kill himself.
So I have been buying a little bit here and there. But my husband was laid off on Monday. And was also in the Hospital.
I'm here b/c my daughter can't attend public/private school for health reasons. We use as many "free" resources as we can, or I purchase at a discount. My wishlist will get her thru HS. And, It will be a blessing to win. I have read some of the entries. And, I see there are others out there are as deserving as I. So, I challenge all contestants to vote for one another. I will. Will you?
I'm a first year kindergarten teacher at a title one school in North Carolina. My school consists of a majority of English Language Learners. My babies could greatly benefit from reading and writing resources. It is very significant that I provide my babies with the appropriate resources to build upon their background knowledge, vocabulary, comprehension, and sight words.
Hi everyone! I'm a Mom of 5 year old twins and a 3 year old and I want to home school my kids! Vote for me and you will be helping a family get a great curriculum and supplements for 3 little growing minds! Thanks so much for considering us!
I'm an Early Childhood Special Education Teacher. I teach students age 3-6 years of age. My kids range in multiple types of disabilities and needs. 75% of my classroom population are below the poverty line. Being able to supply the classroom with materials that encourage their confidence, interests and desire to be engaged will help the grow as learners. Thank you!
Hi! As a long time First Grade teacher, I could really use a face lift for my classroom! I'm switching schools next year and would love to start the school year with some fresh supplies for my Firsties. Please take a moment and vote!
If I win my pupils will benefit a lot since they come from a rural set up that need resource back up for their education materials. Our school was blown off by a storm maybe this may help them get back their torn and rained books or blown off roofs.
I am a homeschooling mom of 4 on a mission. Our area is very rural and the closest science centers that hold classes are an hour drive away one of which just declared bankruptcy. With my wish list I plan to start science , math, and craft classes for our community. I already have a space I just need the materials. Please vote for me :)
I love my job, my school and the families I work with. I work with K-8th grade kidos for before and afterschool at ER Martin School. This is such an awesome opportunity. Please vote for me - $10,000 will make a huge impact in supporting our student's learning. Thanks for your votes!! :-)
I am a catholic school teacher teaching 4th and 5th grade science and social studies. I feel so blessed each day I go into work and have a wonderful group of students. It will be extremely helpful to provide the students with a classroom learning environment they deserve. I can integrate more center work, hands on learning activities and broaden my classroom library.
I teach Spanish classes with little to no Spanish books. Languages are not considered an academic class however many college still need students to take 1-2 years of a language in high school. I am looking for small readers at least 1 class set.
Please help us achieve our DREAM classroom. Most of this is curriculum and it would be a life changer for us as it would provide SOOO many resources to us that are simply not in the budget.
Please vote!!! Thank you! :D
I home school my exceptional needs grandson O'Ryan he is six years old. He has cerebral palsy. We are a one income family so this would be awesome to win. He loves school his favorite subjects are art and reading. He is nonverbal but he sure tries his best to tell you things. I so enjoy home schooling him and watching him accomplish things that the doctors said he never would. Thank you
I have been teaching for 21 years. I would love to give my classroom an update. Teaching is my life and brings me so much joy. Touching kids lives every day feels great. Please vote for me!! What a blessing this would be! Thank you for your support!
We are a middle school Special Education Independent Living Skills program (ILS). We strive to help students achieve to be contributing members of their community and build skills to independently as they are able. Your vote is GREATLY APRRECIATED and will be used to support student academic and functional learning goals.
I am a Kindergarten teacher at a Title 1 school. I love my students and we all work hard through out the year. It is because of their "Yes I Can" attitude that I made it as an Arizona Rodel Foundation Finalist for 2015-2016 school year. Please vote for our class!
I have to homeschool my daughter she's Autistic and has lots of bad days I also home school my granddaughter. She has Epilepsy and we spend many days in the hospital out of town. So I don't really can't afford what I need for the girls. So Please vote for us
Hi all, I am a Homeschooling Momma/Teacher and would love to win my dream classroom. Please vote for me, so that I can expand on my students learning experience! After all, a child's education will result in their future. Help me make ours a great one! Thank you so much & God bless!!!
Our Preschool is working to update and help improve education and the quality of materials in the classroom for the students. By entering this contes your votes can help us out! It’s easy to help, all you need to do is vote for our classroom. Another way to help is by sharing this post to help us win! Thank you for your support, and for helping us update our classroom.
I am an ESOL teacher in the Rochester City School District. My students travel to us from difficult places, many of them are refugee students. They come from diverse backgrounds, and traumatic situations but they never seem to let this get in their way. They are the most resilient, humble, kind, appreciative and loving students any teacher could ever have. I am humbled by them everyday!
We are a single income family of 5 with 2 boys who we currently homeschool. Both of our older boys have expressed interest in working with computers when they are older, winning this would allow us to add more STEAM into our daily routine. Thank you for opportunity to win some awesome items for our boys!
I operate a home daycare with early learning and preschool. I don't qualify for funding and or grants as registered centers do, as I am a private. Over the last 2 years we have grown beyond my expectations. We would love to win the items that we have picked out as a group and would make the most of it. It would be used for years to come for playing, learning, and growing young minds.
Hello! I am In home care provider and a mom.
I do love to win this because this will truly help me and my kids to learn and have fun.
The resources that we will receive will truly help us a lot.
I am a stay at home, momma of 2 homeschoolers. I absolutely love being our children's teacher, and being able to choose what they learn, and to be able to teach them God's word through each of their subjects.
I homeschool my 6 children. They range from the age of preschool thru 8th grade . The challenges of always having to find them new material can be stressful. A all you homeschoolers know it can be a challenge to keep up with all the right material and make sure their learning to the best of their ability. please help me win this to give my children the education they need.
I am a K/1 teacher in Compton, CA.We are a low income dist and need as much help as we can get.Teachers are putting much of our hard-earned paychecks into the classroom, rather than into our own budgets.I would love to be able to get these to use in my classroom and spark that love of learning these children so desperately need!Please vote for me and help me accomplish this goal.Thank you.
I am a 4th grade teacher in a large school district. Our kids spend most of their waking moments together in our small confined space, and a dream classroom would mean enhancing our education. I would love the opportunity to create more room that promotes promotes creativity and collaboration, growth and development, and entices students to be at school everyday, excited, and ready to learn!
We work with AMAZING students with autism who are super heroes in our classroom every day! These tools will help our super heroes grow and learn about their world through their senses. It will also help these students learn how to adapt and find some sense in their daily environment. Materials will be shared with 4 classrooms serving students ages Kindergarten through 8th grade.
Please vote for our wish list and help our school attain our goal of creating a Makerspace program to be shared among all of our students and teachers from pre-school to 8th grade! We are inventive, creative, and imaginative, and we need materials to further develop those skills!
I teach K-12 vocal music at Rall's County school district in Missouri. For the past three years I have had three rooms. I move all my equipment from place to place. The constant moving from classroom to classroom has effected the condition of the instruments my students use. I would love to replace and add material to my classroom for the students. Please vote to help my students.
My students attend an alternative school which is in desperate need of resources. Most of the students I teach are bright and willing to learn and have learned to make do with limited materials. Your vote can help make learning become more vital and beneficial for them. Thanks!
PLEASE Help us to continue to create life long learners using individualized, Christ centered methods in our home at Divine Hope Catholic Academy!! Every vote helps us!!! THANK YOU!!!
Robert David, Izzabella, Zeke, Gabriella, Brittney and Robert
I am a dedicated mom. Have been teaching my son to read since he was just months old and I always find ways to encourage him to be better. We moved to a new neighborhood and my son attends a school that everyone raves about with amazing teachers and principal. They deserve to win for giving everything they've got to these children.
We are new to homeschooling, we have four children. At this point I am creating a curriculum of my own for my children; that span three different grade levels, with free tools I find online. $10,000 would allow us to be able to purchase manipulatives credible second language, and music curriculum, also books and supplies for our program. This would make a huge difference in our children's lives.
Were a military family who have chosen to homeschool since we tend to be on the road a lot. We have 4 children between the ages of 8 and 1 and each of them have their own way of learning. We work hard to make sure our kids get what they need but like so many, this give away would help SO very much with our education.
I am excited to get curriculum and games set up and ready play. Family participation and gatherings are my general idea. I am almost done getting my business degree and would love to have the supplies ready to start up a family gathering sort of event which hopefully will evolve into a regular daily to weekly community playtime. Learning happens in playtime!
I am always trying to find ways to add hands-on learning experiences for our students. Many of the items I wished for provide opportunities for the children to move around doing interactive activities. I also am trying to introduce computer/technology opportunities for my students by integrating things like beginning coding to my curriculum.
Investigating Butterflies & Caterpillars! My preschool is creating a Monarch Way station. The dream classroom will provide the preschool with resources to expand learning while the students watch and learn about caterpillars and butterflies in the garden. The preschool serves students in Headstart and children with special needs and many do not have English as a first language .
I am a parent council member with 3 children of school age. I would love to be able to add to their educational experience by contributing to their class rooms. Lets help teachers by providing some fun educational tools to their rooms :)
I am homeschooling and raising my granddaughter. She is 4 doing kindergarten work. To win this would be a treasure as it would take care of much of curriculum needed into 1st grade. Thank you for the opportunity.
I work in the classroom at Children's Hospital of Illinois. We tutor hospitalized children and provide school supplies & new books to our kiddos. We are a non-profit so we don't charge students or schools. We provide supplemental activities to school work received to provide fun for students while they are hospitalized. We would appreciate your help in providing opportunities for our students!
I am trying to update my resources for my students since I have moved to a new school with a different demographic of students. My items would compliment the library that is available for my students to access in the classroom.
Hi! I am a homeschool mom of two precious boys. We are a one income family and it would be wonderful to be able to win some great educational resources for our homeschool. I also run a homeschool group in my community and it would be wonderful to share these resources with the other families by staring a lending library.
I am a homeschooling mother to two great kids. I try my best to provide them with a great life full of learning. We are on one income and as savvy as I am at finding free and cheap materials, I still fall short. They are giving away some great materials to the teachers with the most votes. So please take a minute of your time for me and my children.
Century Middle School is creating a one of kind Makerspace in our school library. We have finally opened our space, but we need so much more! This contest would supply us with so many projects for all students grades 6 through 8th. We are also creating small kits for our various programs....from GT to SPED.
Thank you for supporting our vision!
I believe there is a super-hero inside of everyone waiting to come out. I teach my students to understand that super-heroes are ordinary people chosen to do extraordinary things. Please help me to equip my classroom with the tools necessary to help me better prepare my young super-heroes to take on the world!
I am a home-schooling mother of 6 ages are 14 & 13(Special Needs), 10(Struggling Reader), 7, 5 & 8 months. We would love to win this contest as it would supply our family with a wide variety of different and better teaching and learning materials for all of our children. We APPRECIATE all your votes, time, and effort in hopes that we'll win. Sincerely parents & students of The Brown Academy!!
My students deserve more. Each year our school budget gets less and less. I want my students to come to school feeling loved, comfortable and safe. My classroom is a home away from home. For some it's the only place they feel safe. Please help me help my students!
I've been homeschooling for almost 8 years now. Years later our children are thriving! I believe in teaching my children with quality material. I'd love to share the material I win with others in my community who also home school so we all have, & can provide the best education for our children,thank you so much to everyone who votes for us. ☺
Thank you for looking at. My post. I currently teach 9th grade in suburban Atlanta that is Title One. There things I need to help my struggling students. I have some students from disadvantaged background and I need to find a way to help with mentors and things for my kids in class. Thank if you vote for me
Vote for me! I work at a Title 1 School. I would love to have all the technology, seating, and desks that are appropriate for my first graders! I need a working (rolling) library book cart. To have comfy seating in the library or around the room to allow the students to get out of their seats!
I am teaching boys with the age range of 7 to 9. I would love to offer science, history, and music to them. We don't have the money at our school to provide fun and interactive learning materials. Your vote would mean a lot to me and the boys that I teach.
We are a homeschool family from North Carolina. My husband always tells me I need to make school more fun for our three children! So, our dream school would have more art, science experiments, and educational activities that make learning an adventure. Thank you for considering us for a vote!
Every vote counts. I'm trying to win supplies and curriculum to help support my children's education at home. We really need your support to be one of the lucky seven.
All you need to do is log in daily and vote for us.
Thanks so much.
I am a homeschool mom of 3 children. We homeschool on very limited amount of money. Our classroom at this time is our dining room. We would love to be able to have a separate room for school, with bookshelves, desks, maps, charts etc. As most public & homeschool teachers know books & supplies aren't cheap. This would help our school so much.
I would love for my students to win this, we are a Title 1 school and we never have nice and new educational items for our kids. I have all mismatched tables and chairs. I use milk crates as storage containers. They never have enough supplies. This would be an opportunity of a lifetime.
As a third year teacher in a school where over 60% of our children receive some form of Exceptional Children's benefits and 80% of the children receive free or reduced lunch.
If I won my dream classroom the students would be the really winners as would students that come to my class in the future. Please help my students win the classroom of their dreams
We are a Title One, 100% free breakfast and lunch elementary school in Norfolk, VA. Having available resources for our students would help promote growth and success. Help us reach our greatest potential with our future. Thank you in advance for voting for our class.
We are a small childcare center. Our primary goal is ensure every child has the opportunity for school readiness. This funding would be a huge blessing as we would be able to purchase new classroom supplies, books, curriculum items, etc without passing on the financial burden to our parents. 20% of our children fall at/below the poverty level. This funding would help us achieve that.
Please vote for my classroom! In my class I have 20 4-year-olds, with the majority of them being English Language Learners. Our school is a Title I school, so funding is very limited meaning often times we do not have access to certain resources that we need in order to offer them the best education.
We are a homeschool family about to wrap up our second year! My son has really flourished! He has been asking to learn Spanish and how to play the piano. Winning this contest would allow us to get online Spanish lessons as well as a piano lesson curriculum. And enough Math and Science curriculum to last us a few years - which would be a relief to have taken care of!
I am a preschool teacher for 3 year olds at my church preschool. I love my job and the kids I have had the honor to teach, I consider it a calling. I would love to be able to purchase some great new items including iPads to bring my classroom and our school up to date with all the new and exciting teaching opportunities that are available and just a little out of our budget.
Hi! My name is Katie Saunders. I am a teacher in Greenville, SC. I teach a Primary Multiage class made up of 1st and 2nd graders. I love finding resources on Educents and would absolutely LOVE to have my wishlist funded. My wishlist is made up of items not only for myself and my co-teacher but also items that could be utilized by our school as a whole. Thanks so much!
My students deserve a classroom where they can learn Spanish and have fun doing so. I want my classroom to be a place where students are fired up about learning and who knows, maybe it will be the place where a student discovers his or her own life passion.
Taking on homeschooling while working a full-time job has been quite stressful but very rewarding! Please help support my family's homeschooling endeavors by voting for us in this contest! Winning would really help my family provide a better learning experience for my daughter Maia. I would appreciate your help in making this happen! Thank you!
I love teaching special education and finding resources is hard enough to find activities that they enjoy and are learning. I have found a lot of great resources for me to use in my classroom and I know my students will learn! Please help vote for me to get these great supplies for my class!
I am a homeschooling Momma of 4 kids, ages 5-10. Two of my kids are dealing with special challenges (ASD, SPD, ADHD and ODD, SPD, ADHD). We are very eclectic in our homeschool approach. We began with Montessori and now are much more ecclectic and child led, but with a Classical twist.
Hello! I am the Library Media Specialist at Fairfield Center School in Vermont. Our library is a vibrant part of our school. It is a place for students to access and explore information in a variety of formats, analyze the information in group discussions, and produce amazing projects. Please help us grow! Vote every day to increase our chances of winning. Thank you!
Thank you for your consideration in voting for my class! My school is in a low economic are and we do not qualify for Title 1 funds. We also do not have a wealthy population to donate funds to our school. Winning our dream classroom would be a beginning for my students to be on equal footing as their peers in our town/district. Thanks again for your consideration.
Dear Friends and family, please take time and vote for me so that I can win materials for my classroom to better enhance my bilingual students learning.
Queridos Amigos y Familia, por favor voten por mi para poder ganar materiales para mi salon para mejorar el aprendizaje de mis estudiantes. Thanks. Gracias.
I am a Catechism teacher in our parish church. I would love to have each of my students receive a set of books so they could study with them. I would love to make real lanterns for a project so they could hold them out and shine to others the light from inside them!
My name is Liz M and I am the proud owner and operator of Serious Fun Childcare. We are a licensed center for children ages 0-12. I'm just one member of a team of amazing professionals who work hard every day to provide learning opportunities in all areas of development for our students.
Please help us win our wishlist to provide our students with these fun, educational activities!
I work as a lead teacher in a preschool classroom. I work hard to provide my students with the most enriching learning experiences I can offer on my limited budget. My kiddos are bright, active and love to sing, dance and be creative. Every day I see them growing and becoming more school ready. I truly care about giving my class the best I can every day.
I am a Special Education Educator and I am working on my second year of teaching. As the years go by teacher's collect many things that they keep and share in their classrooms. Since I am just starting out there is not a lot of collection that has happened yet. My student's this year I am so proud of, they have come along way from where they started out at for the most part.
I love being a homeschool Mom, 14 years of it now :) I have some pretty fun items in my EduCents wishlist: the whisper phone & toobaloos for reading practice during quiet times, all the Magformers sets they have (my kids fell in love with these a few years ago at a local childrens museum and would love to have all these sets!), the anti-coloring book, guitars, and more!
I just completed my first year of teaching. Throughout my college career, I learned how to educate using lots of interactive technology (SMART Boards, interactive projectors, etc.). However, my district currently does not have these interactive elements in place in regards to the whole group instruction. I would love an interactive projector or a SMART Board.
This is my first year homeschooling my 9, 6 and 3 year old. We are on a single family income and have nothing to start with, so this would help tremendously. I feel that God has led me to homeschool and I am passionate about having my children at home with me. I want to make it a wonderful experience for them. I would love to win this contest! God bless Educents for making this contest available.
My students are wonderful. They are full of energy and are very motivated to learn.
They love to explore and discover new things every day. They learn best through hands-on activities. All of them have different capacities and needs, therefore they need different kind of materials to explore and learn.
Funding this materials in my school is very difficult.
Help me change the mindsets of my students. Vote for my classroom to win supplies. I want to creat a math toolbox for every student at David Ellis Academy West. This toolkit will give each student manipulatives that set them up for success.
Our school library that serves 330 students is simply a former classroom. We need additional shelves and some comfortable seating to make the space more inviting to students. Being a small, rural K-8 school the closest book store is an hour away creating a welcoming space is important to helping students engage in reading for pleasure.
I am working at a small rural school. If I was able to win, my classroom would receive many electronic items needed to propel us into the 21st century. First, we would have all new laptops loaded with all the applications, and a traveling computer cart that would give us a place to charge them all in one convenient place. We would also install an interactive SMART board, complete with clickers.
Hi! I am a mother of 4 great children and we are a home school family. My children are very curious and love absorbing new information. We would really like to provide our learning area with educational interactive activities and resources as we continue our educational journey.
I am a first time teacher and I have really enjoyed watching their minds grown and the kids beam as they grow.
I have noticed that when they are doing activities like build blocks they seem to learn more, than when you give them a piece of paper to learn from. This puts their imagination to work
I love my job, my school and the families I work with. Unfortunately, our school doesn't have a lot of money to purchase new items for our classrooms. This is such an awesome opportunity. Please vote for me - $10,000 will make a huge impact in supporting our student's learning.
I am a parent of a 1st grader and 4th grader. Their teachers could use anything from new desks, computers, product for the kids. Their school is a small public school, with many of lower income families. The teachers end up spending a lot of their own income on their students. These teachers have a ton of heart and soul! They would be Thrilled to have some extra money to spend on their students!
As homeschoolers, we could all share access to the tools that we don't all have access to. Thank you for a great way to pay it forward in a community that has a shortage of hands on learning items. Homeschool children aren't given state funds like traditional schools and this would be a great way to help those in need in my community.
The teachers and staff at my daughter's school (Elm St, Walpole) do a wonderful job with the children. Many of them buy materials and items for their classrooms. Please help me in providing a variety of wonderful educational, musical and STEM related items! Thank you!
I want the best for kids. I want them to grow up to be mature, responsible, informed adults who can and will change the world. The items on this list are a start to helping me to be able to help them do that.
I am counting on YOU. Help me so I can teach them.
Our classroom is in a rural school from a farming community. We do not have buses so everyone walks. We are a single district and do not have the resources that bigger districts can afford. Our families are hard working down to earth people. As a second grade we do all we can to allow them the things they do not have the privilege of at home.