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Mrs. DeMello from Providence RI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Blending In With Our Learning

My students need student lap desks to use during blended learning and when in centers on the rug.

  • $358 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Successful learning starts with the students. My students learn from the beginning of the year about perseverance and what it looks like in the classroom. They have a zest for learning and very often I can see "the light bulb" go on for many of my students when they understand something. It is what drives me to work harder for them. They know that they shouldn't let the fact that they are inner city kids hold them back, but that it will only be a bigger force to drive them to work harder. I get them to understand that reaching out to the community partners around us is important in making connections and to get others' help. It really makes a difference to see them succeed after knowing they worked hard to get there!

My Project

These tables will allow students to sit in alternative locations other than their usual seating arragement at a desk and while maintaining a stable surface to write on when working in different areas of the room like on a rug. It provides another option for learners to complete thier work without having to be sitting in a chair.

The dividers provide students with privacy and keep those who may need to have help focusing their attention on their own work and space so that they can be successful in completing assignments.

Having some options for students to choose where they will work can have a positive impact on thier learning.

Mrs. DeMello
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC153 - Flex-Space Student Lap Desk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $59.99 4 $239.96
JJ689 - Privacy Partition - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$269.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$304.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.65

Total project goal

$357.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$357.65

4 Donors

-$322.35

Donations toward project cost

-$304.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.35

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.30

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$0.00

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