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Ms. Gorman from South Berwick ME is requesting reading nooks, desks & storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Can We Sit on the Floor?

Help me give my students a flexible workspace to learn in my classroom!

  • $630 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am probably one of the luckiest people ever. I landed my dream job before returning back home after volunteering abroad. I work in a wonderful school with incredible colleagues. And of course...I have some pretty amazing students.

Being a first year teacher isn't easy, but these kids make it so much fun.

They're quirky, silly, funny, and all around great kids. They all also have unique learning differences and need extra support in learning.

That's where I come in! As a Special Education teacher, my resource room is a place where we build confidence and learn the skills we need to know to succeed in the classroom. Whether it be reading, math, or writing, students come into my room knowing that my only expectation is that they are matter the pace.

My Project

As a fourth grade teacher, I have many wigglers in my classroom. For many, sitting at a desk or a table for an hour-long class causes them to lose focus and impact their learning. That's why my class is set up in stations, as it gives students the opportunity to move around the room.

"Ms Gorman, can we sit on the floor?" For one of their stations, an independent technology station, many students opt out of sitting at the desks in my room to sitting on the floor.

When asked why, they said they like being able to sit somewhere different. That got me thinking...isn't that what my room is for? An alternative place to learn that best suits my students?

This floor table and seating is the perfect way for my students to have the choice of where to sit and still be productive learners. Please consider donating to this project!

Ms. Gorman
Grades 3-5

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LA689DC - Flex-Space Collaborative Floor Work Space Bundle - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $474.01 1 $474.01
FREE SHIPPING • Lakeshore Learning Materials $0.00 1 $0.00

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