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Ms. Ringler from Bronx NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Up in Our Library!

My students need a carpet and bean bag seating in order to create an environment in our library that will be inviting, welcoming and comfortable.

  • $461 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a teacher in one of the lowest income/highest poverty schools in our district I understand that our students face many obstacles. As a teacher within our school, my goal is for my students to understand that learning is the key to success in life and for college readiness. By preparing our learners academically and giving them access to experiences they would not have access to otherwise. We are molding positive contributors to our school community and the community outside of our district.

This year I am teaching a very bright, enthusiastic group of advance learners in all subject areas.

I am fortunate to understand that all students have the capacity to be GREAT thinkers and I want to work with them to help them discover their own love for learning. When our students love to learn teaching becomes much more organic within the classroom.

My students love to work together and bring such life and joy into the classroom each and every day. They come eager to learn, work on group projects, learn new things and come with the skills needed to be successful. I need rich, engaging and supportive resources to push my students to their fullest potential.

My Project

Reading is such an essential part of learning. By creating a more comfortable, inviting and engaging environment in our classroom library students will be encouraged to build their love of reading. We need our space to create spaces to sit comfortably in the library.

Small group and center time is a large component of the structure of my literacy block.

By having bean bag chairs and a carpet that illustrates the love of reading hopefully students will be motivated to feel at home as they independently read for comprehension, fluency and center-time. My goal is to create lifelong readers who enjoy reading and the experience of reading. By having a welcoming environment students will have a more memorable reading experience in 3rd grade.

Ms. Ringler
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARPET SCATTERED BOOKS 5FT 4IN X 7FT 8IN • School Specialty $195.97 1 $195.97
CHAIR BEAN BAG 26 INCH DIA - RED • School Specialty $44.07 1 $44.07
CHAIR BEAN BAG 26 INCH DIA -YELLOW • School Specialty $44.07 1 $44.07
RELAX-N-READ BEAN BAG CHAIR - SPEICIFY COLOR • School Specialty $39.87 1 $39.87
OPTION CLASS - ECR4KIDS - BEAN BAG COLORS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
BLUE (BL) - ECR4KIDS CUSHIONS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$323.98

Vendor shipping charges

$32.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$391.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.04

Total project goal

$460.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$460.28

6 Donors

-$362.84

Donations toward project cost

-$308.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.41

Matching donations from our partners

-$97.44

Match offers toward project cost

-$82.82

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.62

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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