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Ms. Deane from San Antonio TX is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Community Carpet

My students need a carpet to sit on during whole group instruction and discussion.

  • $488 goal

This project expired on March 6, 2016.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many times a day my students meet me at the carpet for mini-lessons and class meetings.

I teach second grade.

I have 22 students of varying levels in reading and math with different strengths and areas in need of improvement. At our district we teach Reader's and Writer's Workshop. Students come to the carpet for a 7-10 minute mini-lesson and then go out to independent practice at their level. At the same time many of my students are struggling with a plethora of social, emotional, and physical issues including and not limited to ADHD, dyslexia, an incarcerated parent, the loss of a parent, and low socioeconomic status. Therefore, we have daily class meetings to discuss school wide and classroom expectations and to compliment each other on hard work and kindness.

My Project

All these activities take place on the floor. The students are currently asked to sit on a scrap piece of carpet from my sister's house that she was going to throw away when she was remodeling. The edges are held together with duct tape. A new carpet would inspire more openness and provide a comfortable and neat place to learn.

I've been working hard at building a community in my classroom with my diverse students.

Surprising them with a new carpet will excite them and help them feel more like a community.

Ms. Deane
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT483 - Classroom Carpet for 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00

Materials cost

$379.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$414.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.18

Total project goal

$487.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$487.86

7 Donors

-$387.84

Donations toward project cost

-$329.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$58.16

match offer

-$100.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.02

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$0.00

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