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Ms. Gordon from Memphis TN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Rug

Help me give my students a classroom rug that will create a welcoming and functional space for whole-group lessons and flexible seating opportunities!

  • $453 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As an educator, my goals are to help students feel successful both in and outside of the classroom and to foster their love for learning. To ensure my First Graders are capable of reaching their full potentials, I work to meet each child’s academic, social, and emotional needs in the classroom.

I teach students of various races, ethnicities, abilities, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Majority of my first grade students face inequality in their communities, and at least five of them have been affected by trauma. While working with this diverse group of learners, I have developed an understanding of how both personal and social experiences impact student achievement. As their teacher, I dedicate my efforts toward granting these students an equal opportunity to receive a quality education in a safe and comfortable learning environment.

In order to accommodate my students’ individual learning styles while promoting a positive classroom culture, I try to make learning a hands-on, interactive experience. I am working to build a collection of materials and technology so that my students can become independent thinkers and problem solvers! Thank you for helping my students and me achieve this goal!

My Project

My students need a learning environment that makes them feel welcome, comfortable, and safe.

We need a rug as our designated space for morning meetings, read-alouds, independent reading time, group work, and whole-group lessons.

This cozy, blue rug will provide us with a sense of calm and comfort as we take a break from sitting at our cold, hard desks. As a colorful focal point of the classroom, it is my hope that my students will view any opportunity to sit on the rug as fun learning experience. We will use the rug as a relaxing space to think, collaborate, play, laugh, grow, and learn!

Ms. Gordon
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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
LC380 - Best-Buy Rectangular Classroom Carpet - 9' x 12' - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00

Materials cost

$349.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$384.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.81

Total project goal

$452.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$452.05

4 Donors

-$382.24

Donations toward project cost

-$341.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.50

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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