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Ms. Spencer from Conover NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Capturing our Students' Interests with Soft Seating!

My students need a new rug in order to help them understand boundaries and to give them a soft and safe space to have learning groups.

  • $359 goal

This project expired on November 30, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I currently teach at a separate setting school that educates children from the ages of 3-22 with severe and profound special needs. I get the pleasure of teaching my littles that are newly diagnosed at age 3 and I keep them until they go to kindergarten. A lot of children have never been in any school setting and are coming straight from home. For the most part, my students are nonverbal and need intensive specific help to gain the academics and functional skills in order to go to kindergarten. I get my students when they may not be able to feed themselves, may not know how to play, sit, and learn. What amazes me Yeats after year, is how my students grow and develop with the love and guidance of their teaching staff. You don't understand the wonderful things you are doing until you see a child walk for the very first time at the age of 3, watch a child eat with utensils by themself at the age of 4, or watch a child respond to their name.

My Project

My students come to me when they are first diagnosed with a disability. This is typically the first time that some of their parents are made aware that their child thinks and learns differently. Just because they have those differences doesn't mean that they do not deserve what other classrooms have. The carpet that I am asking for helps my severe and profound special needs children come together during group activities and become part of the group. It gives them a nice soft area to come and sit, enjoy their literacy and music time, as well use the letters to help promote letter identification.

Ms. Spencer
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 9 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nature Alphabet Blocks Carpet - 6' x 9' • Kaplan Early Learning Company $251.56 1 $251.56

Materials cost

$251.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$304.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.81

Total project goal

$358.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$358.76

4 Donors

-$325.00

Donations toward project cost

-$283.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.25

match offer

-$24.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$21.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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