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

Creating a Cozy Space for Our Learners

My students need a new meeting area rug to bring everyone together to learn and create a warm classroom environment.

  • $703 goal

This project expired on August 17, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Teaching and learning is a never-ending process for all children. As a teacher in a Title 1 School, where so many of our children come from immigrant families, education is ever so important and a great responsibility. We give our children a sense of the world around them and open doors to more learning and curiosities. We learn to adapt to all that comes towards us.

I have been teaching for a few years and it continues to bring me so much joy but it is even more gratifying that I am teaching in the same exact school I once attended myself.

"That's so awesome!" is probably one of the most gratifying words you can hear when students really grasp a concept you've been working on together for days, weeks, or even months. Many of our children come from low income families. They don't necessarily have tools they need to support their learning and curiosities. I hope that I can inspire them every day to nurture their ideas and motivate them to achieve more than they thought.

My Project

Our classroom is full of eager learners. We work together everyday, much like a strong community. We spend time together and become like a family, where we share our space together and learn to help each other as well.

We work in many parts and areas in our classroom but the heart of it truly is the meeting area.

It where we do all of our learning and share important thoughts and ideas to help us grow. Adding a rug to our classroom will pull it together and create a warm and cozy learning environment for us. It will also be a great space for us to read independently and as a group.

Ms. Chan
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
GG288 - Getting Ready to Read Activity Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00
Bissell 9595A CleanView Bagless Vacuum with OnePass • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost

$558.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$597.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$105.42

Total project goal

$702.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$702.79

10 Donors

-$572.49

Donations toward project cost

-$516.62

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$55.87

match offer

-$95.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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