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Mrs. Amaya from Mesa AZ is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers Granted My WISH!

Help me give my students a flexible seating environment and updated educational materials to enhance my students' learning environment.

  • $4,993 goal

This project expired on April 5, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students love learning and get excited about new projects that include hands-on experiences. Our Title 1 school has an eclectic group of students (68% free and reduced lunch) who are college bound and learning all they can to be successful in and out of the classroom.

We have an extremely supportive community that works hard to ensure our students are successful!

Our school has traditional tables and chairs in each of the classrooms. We are implementing technology utilizing computer carts that are shared between classes. Additionally, we've had access to community partnerships that have introduced various types of technology for our students to learn with.

My Project

I would love to have flexible seating and earbuds/headphones for ALL of my students. I currently have 11 "flexible seats" for my students and about 15 earbuds/headphones for the students to take turns with (two different classes, 55 students total). Flexible seating helps my active students to sit comfortably and focus on their classwork. Additionally, I would like a standing station for myself that I don't have to slouch at when I stand.

Our classroom could also use some new books that exhibit culture diversity and real-world issues.

We currently have a very outdated class library and need some newer, culturally relevant texts to read.

My students are worth every penny I spend on my classroom to keep it updated. Flexible seating, working headphones, and new books would really help my students to enjoy our learning environment.

Mrs. Amaya
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 65 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
20 Sony Headphones( BUY 18 GET 2 FREE) • Best Buy Education $269.80 3 $809.40
LA727 - Flex-Space 16" Wobble Chair Bundle • Lakeshore Learning Materials $455.94 1 $455.94
Canon - Color imageCLASS MF632Cdw Wireless Color All-In-One Printer • Best Buy Education $347.15 1 $347.15
First Hill Thomas Rectangular Storage Ottoman Bench, Large, Stone Grey • Amazon Business $142.49 2 $284.98
Oklahoma Sound PRC-250 Deluxe Presentation Cart, 30" Length x 18" Width x 40.5" Height, Ivory Woodgrain • Amazon Business $234.99 1 $234.99
LA486 - Flex-Space 22" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $142.44 1 $142.44
LA487 - Flex-Space 22" Balance Ball Seat Bundle - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $142.44 1 $142.44
LC199 - Calming Colors® Pillows - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Black • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
DESIGNA 3-Tier Metal Rolling Storage Cart with Utility Handle and Extra Storage Accessories, White • Amazon Business $79.99 1 $79.99
WALIKI TOYS Children's Chair Ball with Feet, Alternative Classroom Seating (Inflatable Balance Ball Chair With Stability Legs for School, Pump Included, 20"/50CM, Gray) • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Grey, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $70.00 1 $70.00
WC218 - Automatic Ball Inflator • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
eFlextm Digital Microscope with Flexible Neck • Kaplan Early Learning Company $67.11 1 $67.11
Fluorescent Light Covers Cozy Shades - Softening Light Filter, Light Diffuser for Game Room, Classroom, Office, Kids Bedrooms, or Hospital Room 48 x 24 inches - Set of 4 - Tranquil Sky Blue • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
White Wood Better Than Paper Bulletin Board Roll • Amazon Business $14.99 4 $59.96
COM 2YR 300-349.99 PRINTER GSP • Best Buy Education $49.99 1 $49.99
DD380X - Calming Colors® Soft Seats - Set of 5 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $47.99 1 $47.99
Bigger Smart Cart Black Multipurpose Rolling Collapsible Utility Cart Basket • Amazon Business $43.02 1 $43.02
PP181 - Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
GS540X - Vocabulary & Grammar Bingo Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Seville Classics 8-Drawer Storage Bin Organizer Cart, White/Gray/Black Gradient • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Educational Insights 1232 Patterned Fluorescent Light Filters—2-Pack • Amazon Business $18.95 2 $37.90
48" Fadeless Art Paper Roll - Black (50 ft) • Kaplan Early Learning Company $15.26 2 $30.52
SD742 - Craft Tape Pack - 1" Bright Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
SD743 - Craft Tape Pack - 1" Pastel Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed Set (new covers w/poster) (Percy Jackson & the Olympians) • Amazon Business $21.00 1 $21.00
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 36 Pack • Amazon Business $20.59 1 $20.59
SDZ78218 - Happy Birthday! Pencil Pack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $3.99 5 $19.95
NCAA Arkansas Razorbacks Foldable Ottoman Box • Amazon Business $18.25 1 $18.25
Mr. Sketch 1905069 Scented Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 12-Count • Amazon Business $7.48 2 $14.96
Sachiko • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
Sit-In How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down • AKJ Education $13.86 1 $13.86
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream • AKJ Education $13.13 1 $13.13
TecUnite 30 Pack Magnetic Whiteboard Dry Eraser Chalkboard Cleansers Wiper for Classroom Office (Red, 1.97 x 1.97 Inch) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49
I Am Malala The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban • AKJ Education $11.68 1 $11.68
The Crossover • AKJ Education $10.78 1 $10.78
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.18 1 $10.18
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales • AKJ Education $9.49 1 $9.49
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
El Deafo • AKJ Education $7.99 1 $7.99
Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Does My Head Look Big in This? • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Small Steps • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Let It Shine Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Kids On Strike! • AKJ Education $7.26 1 $7.26
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas • AKJ Education $6.99 1 $6.99
The Dreamer • AKJ Education $6.56 1 $6.56
A Boy Called Slow The True Story of Sitting Bull • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Run, Boy, Run • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
How Tia Lola Learned to Teach • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Count Your Way through Mexico • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Count Your Way Through Japan • AKJ Education $5.80 1 $5.80
Becoming Naomi Leon • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59
The Turtle of Oman • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
How Tia Lola Ended Up Starting • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Any Small Goodness: A Novel of the Barrio • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Living Up the Street • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors • AKJ Education $5.10 1 $5.10
Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom • AKJ Education $4.99 1 $4.99
Who Was Frida Kahlo? • AKJ Education $4.79 1 $4.79
Who Is Sonia Sotomayor? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Rosa Parks? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37
Who Was Nelson Mandela? • AKJ Education $4.37 1 $4.37

Materials cost

$3,864.36

Vendor shipping charges

$14.64

State sales tax

$276.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$57.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$4,243.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$748.81

Total project goal

$4,992.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$4,992.08

1 Donor

-$4,243.27

Donations toward project cost

-$4,243.27

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$748.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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