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Mr. Collins from Durham NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating an Environment That Brings Reading to Life

My students need a comfortable reading environment so that they may be motivated to enjoy reading and give attention to reading comprehension.

  • $523 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

These highly energetic 5th graders are more visually inclined and learn best when physical objects are accessible to help them make sense of problem-solving. I will surely share the resources across the grade-level so that 110+ 5th graders would have the opportunity to engage in such a powerful learning structure.

There may come a time when our students struggle with a certain activity, therefore we must find out how to change the environment where they are equipped with the resources that match the real-world tasks at hand.

These students really enjoy highly engaging activities where they can utilize hands-on learning and accommodate their tactile learning strengths.

However, when we are engaged in solving real-world problems and higher-order thinking questions, we must be equipped with real-world resources that we may be able to make relevant connections and improve retention of the concept.

My Project

As my students endeavor into more rigorous and higher order reading comprehension, I desire to provide them with resources that encourage effective reading habits and support reading comprehension.

The Reading Corner Classroom Carpet and Calming Color Big Bean Bag Seats will help promote reading as an enjoyable experience by creating an engaging reading environment.

They will be exposed to a variety of effective reading habits and strategies that should be more inviting and motivating in a fun-filled and low-threatening reading environment.

In efforts to demonstrate effective reading skills. we desire to create a reading center supports positive reading postures as well as reading habits. We desire to create a relaxing environment that makes them feel like they are at home away from home.

Mr. Collins
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 48 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HH188 - Reading Corner Classroom Carpet • Lakeshore Learning Materials $169.00 1 $169.00
DD430SB - Calming Colors™ Big Beanbag Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 2 $139.98
DD430SG - Calming Colors™ Big Beanbag Seat - Sage Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$378.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.56

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$444.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.39

Total project goal

$522.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$522.60

1 Donor

-$522.60

Donations toward project cost

-$444.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.39

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$0.00

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