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Ms. Bajaj from Richmond CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Empowering Students for Independent Learning

Help me give my students options for independently choosing smart learning spots! It's important for students to have a variety of options when they are learning so that they can find the most efficient learning space for them.

  • $575 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello and thank you for reading! My name is Anjali and I will be teaching in West Contra Costa School District. I will have approximately 30 third graders and I want to do everything I can do give them the absolute most in the year they are with me.

As a WCCUSD alum myself, I have a deeper understanding of the struggles and hurdles many of these kids have to face in order to keep up with their peers from more well off backgrounds and I want to dedicate myself to giving them the best I can.

It is my goal to enrich their learning experience and get them excited to learn. I hope to motivate them to become life long learners and support them with the tools they need to be successful!

Thank you in advance for your consideration! Your donations will be greatly appreciated, not only by me, but my our entire community, because when you uplift one child, it affects their entire family!

My Project

Thank you for taking the time to read! Throughout the teaching day, there are opportunities for students to practice what they have learned and go off and practice it independently. This is a time where we as teachers have the option of giving our students the freedom to choose a "smart spot" to learn.

Smart spots are a way of getting students to be responsible for their own learning experience.

The wobbly seat cushions are a great way for students who work best at the desk but need a little extra to feel comfortable and focused on their work. The floor seats, although expensive, are the best way for students to be able to find a quiet corner to work, while still keeping a proper learning position posture. And lastly, the bean bags are great for students during independent reading time.

Please help me get my flexible learning project started! Hopefully I will be able to grow and expand it with time on my own! Thank you!

Ms. Bajaj
Grades 3-5
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
LC405GR - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.99 2 $109.98
LC573BU - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - Blue (30") • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
LC573GR - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - Green (30") • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
LC511GR - Flex-Space Wobble Cushion - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $16.99 2 $33.98

Materials cost

$413.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.87

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$488.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.12

Total project goal

$574.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$574.12

8 Donors

-$561.62

Donations toward project cost

-$477.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.24

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

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$0.00

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