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Mrs. Lempert from Philadelphia PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Place for Everyone

Help me give my students a classroom rug that acts as a place for everyone to gather and collaborate together.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

Hey everyone! Next school year I will be teaching second grade at my current school. I couldn't be happier to get back into the regular ed classroom. Second grade has always been one of my favorite grades and I am thrilled to get to watch my approx. 30 little ones thrive all year long! I've been working at my school for three years now and love the kids so much. They make coming to work everyday fun and very interesting for sure! Currently, I am the Reading Specialist (K-5) and before that, I was the Learning Support teacher (K-3) for two years. Throughout my time here I have gotten to know and enjoy a population of students that includes all ages and grade levels.

Fast forward to now, a new journey is beginning for me in the form of a second-grade classroom!

I know that going back into the classroom full time will be challenging but I also know how rewarding it will be. I look forward to molding young minds and making amazing memories in the 2019-2020 school year and for years to come!

My Project

I have been out of the regular ed. classroom for quite some time now. My rooms have been a lot smaller than a traditional room with not much space for anything but a table or two. Now that I am moving back into the regular education classroom, I need a classroom rug for my students to sit on.

This rug will be used as a place for everyone to gather together for projects, shared reading, centers, and more.

A rug adds an important sense of community to every classroom environment, especially at an elementary level. Community and collaboration are so important in the school setting and I know this rug would be a place for students to use these practices daily.

Mrs. Lempert
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

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