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Mrs. Carroll-Matos from Paramus NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Dynamic Classroom Set of Tables for Collaboration and Inquiry

Help me give my students dynamic and interactive markerboard top tables to engage them in inquiry and authentic learning.

  • $1,508 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

For the past 20 years I have been teaching English and Social Studies grades 5-8 to a diverse group of students. However, this year is very special because I have been given the opportunity to not only teach students but also become a learning lab for teachers in our school as well. As a teacher and instructional coach, I work with students and teachers in all content areas, science, math, social studies, and language arts, within grades 5-8. I will be using these tables with my students to model good teaching practices to 41 teachers in my building and offer professional development throughout the year. My work with students and teachers alike is an amazing opportunity to reach all students in the building and make a significant difference beyond the walls of my own classroom. Students throughout the building use my learning space as an innovative area that encourages inquiry, feedback, and dynamic learning.

My Project

All students will benefit from these tables because I will be using them to model how to encourage student collaboration and inquiry. This work will beneficial for authentic teaching and will allow my students and teachers to have a dynamic classroom where students can brainstorm together when writing on the tables.

Whiteboard table tops allow my students to collaborate on them through brainstorming, problem-solving, and inquiry in an engaging and dynamic setting.

Not only are they used by students in our building, but all Math, Social Studies, Science, and Language Arts teachers in the building will also use these tables when I am applying and modeling best teaching practices.

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This project will reach 600 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TABLE - CS NEOCLASS ACTIVITY RECTANGLE 36X72 - MARKERBOARD TOP - SPECIFY T-MOLD EDGE/UPPER LEG COLOR - SPECIFY TABLE HEIGHT • School Specialty $280.67 4 $1,122.68
22-30 ADJ LEG • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS EDGE COLORS WITH TITANIUM • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
GREEN (PP1) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS ACTIVITY TABLE ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00

Materials cost

$1,122.68

Vendor shipping charges

$112.27

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,281.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$226.20

Total project goal

$1,507.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,507.99

2 Donors

-$1,507.99

Donations toward project cost

-$1,281.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$226.20

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$0.00

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